UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile
UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile

Factfile on Bayern Munich and Barcelona ahead of their Champions League semi-final, second-leg, tie on Tuesday

Champions League: Real Madrid staring down the barrel before Juventus clash
Champions League: Real Madrid staring down the barrel before Juventus clash

 Stuttering holders Real Madrid could see their last chance of silverware slip away if they are unable to overturn a 2-1 deficit in Wednesday`s Champions League semi-final, second leg at home to Juventus.

Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost at Barcelona
Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost at Barcelona

Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost 3-0 to Barcelona in their Champions League semi-final, first-leg ahead of Tuesday`s return leg at the Allianz Arena:

Doping is everywhere, says Xavi

Barcelona midfielder Xavi has claimed that doping is "very present" in sport and but is certain football doesn not have a problem with drugs cheats.

Rampant Bayern complete Barca humiliation, storm into Champions League final

Bayern Munich ensured it will be an all-German Champions League final after they defeated Barcelona 3-0 and completed a 7-0 aggregate victory on Wednesday night.

Barcelona are a different team without Messi: Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes believes Bayern Munich were lucky that Lionel Messi did not feature for Barcelona in the Bavarians` 3-0 win at Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Barcelona have a lot to learn from unbelievable Bayern

To many the tie was over as soon as Lionel Messi’s name didn’t appear among the first 11 names on the teamsheet. By the end, Barcelona fans were left wishing they’d been able to forfeit there and then.

I don`t think things would have been different with Messi: Pique

Gerard Pique refused to blame the absence of Lionel Messi for Barcelona`s 3-0 Champions League semi-final defeat to Bayern Munich.

Messi was not injured, says Vilanova

Tito Vilanova has revealed that injury was not the reason behind Lionel Messi`s absence during the second leg of Barcelona`s Champions League semi-final with Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

Beating Barcelona wasn`t tough: Robben

Arjen Robben was surprised at how easily Bayern Munich beat Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou.

Bayern even stronger than last year: Robben

Arjen Robben believes that Bayern Munich are even stronger than last year and is desperate for Champions League glory as the Bavarians prepare for the second leg of their semi-final tie against Barcelona.

Barcelona can turn the tie around: Barcelona’s Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has revealed his team-mates remain confident they can pull off a miraculous comeback against Bayern Munich, insisting they represent a club that never gives up.

Muller warns against Messi backlash

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller has warned his team-mates to expect to face a very different Lionel Messi to the one who flopped in Germany in last week`s Champions League semi-final first leg.

We stood up to Madrid and we deserve to be in final: Klopp

Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp could barely contain his disbelief at having witnessed his side progress to the Champions League final with a 4-3 aggregate victory over Real Madrid, but was adamant their progression is deserved.

Balance is key for Madrid clash: Klopp

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp is hoping to strike the perfect balance between defence and attack against Real Madrid on Tuesday to ensure his team book their place in the Champions League final.

Champions League: Struggling Ronaldo key to Real revival

Struggling Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to play as Real Madrid go in search of an unlikely comeback in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Mourinho defiant as Real crash in Dortmund

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final, despite being routed 4-1 at Borussia Dortmund in the semi-final, first-leg.

Dortmund are like Robin Hood, claims jubilant Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has claimed Borussia Dortmund are "like Robin Hood" in the wake of the side`s 4-1 Champions League semi-final victory over Real Madrid in Wednesday`s first leg.

Champions League semis: Borussia Dortmund beat Real Madrid 4-1

A sensational exhibition of goalscoring from Robert Lewandowski drove Borussia Dortmund to a dominant win in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, as they destroyed Real Madrid 4-1 at home to put one foot into the tournament`s final.

Barca exposed: Bayern shake the football world

They were sharper, they were slicker, they were stronger and they were simply supreme. But, against many expectations, ‘they’ were Bayern Munich and not Barcelona as die Roten’s 4-0 win in the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Allianz Arena provided an evening that Bavaria will remember for years to come.