Paris vs Bayern Munich

FC Bayern Munich in short

FC Bayern Munich is a German football club founded in 1900. The club's first successes came in the mid-1970s, when it won the European Cup three times in a row (1974-1976). In total, Bayern Munich reached eleven UEFA Champions League finals. In terms of honours, they were crowned German champions on 30 occasions, also winning six Champions League titles, one Europa League title and two Intercontinental Cup triumphs. FC Bayern Munich, the most dominant club in German football, also boasts 2 European Supercups and 1 Cup Winners' Cup. 

In the 2019-2020 season, the German team won its 30th German championship title, its eighth in a row. Coached by Hansi Flick since 2019, Bayern Munich also won the Champions League final for the 6th time.

For several years, the Bavarian club has a strong sporting rivalry with Borussia Dortmund, the former club of Jurgen Klopp or even Thomas Tuchel. Bayern has not lost against BVB since August 3rd, 2019, in the German Supercup.

With 74 titles won in nine different major competitions, Bayern Munich have established themselves as one of Germany's biggest football clubs.

Last confrontations

12 matchs joués

5
Won
0
Drawn
7
Lost
Round of 8 - Champions League 20/21
April 13th, 2021
0-1
Round of 8 - Champions League 20/21
April 7th, 2021
2-3
UEFA Champions League
August 23th, 2020
1-0

The Parisians against FC Bayern Munich

The German players had not faced the Parisians since the 2017/18 season. This season, the Red and Blue had hit hard with a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich on the second day of the group stage of the Champions League. On September 27th, 2017, Daniel Alves scored in the first minutes, followed by Cavani who doubled the lead in the 31st minute. As soon as Neymar, elected man of the match by the UEFA, came back from the changing rooms, he concluded this victory without appeal for Paris Saint-Germain by scoring the third goal. 

On August 23th, 2020, the Red and Blue played their first Champions League final. At the end of this match, the German players won 1-0 against the Parisians. Kinglsey Coman was the man of the match. French international player and former player of Paris Saint-Germain, he scored in the 59th minute the only goal of the victory of Bayern against PSG. A score which allows Bayern to lift for the 6th time the prestigious cup with big ears. 

Facing Bayern once again in the 2020/21 Champions League quarterfinals, the Parisians achieved the feat of winning 3 - 2 in the first leg at the Allianz Arena. Man of the match, Kylian Mbappé scored 2 goals to Manuel Neuer. During the second leg on April 13th, 2021, the Parisians made a stunning performance at the Parc. Despite many occasions, the Red and Blue lost 1 - 0, but a score sufficient to eliminate Bayern and qualify for the semi-finals.

On August 23th, 2020, PSG played against Bayern Munich the first Champions league final of its history.

Players to follow

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Ander Herrera

Midfielder 14/08/1989
Born on August 14th, 1989 in Bilbao, Ander Herrera, full name Ander Herrera Agüera, is a Spanish international soccer player. He also played as a midfielder for Paris Saint-Germain and was trained in his early years with Real Zaragoza. He will play there for 3 consecutive seasons, before joining Athletic Bilbao in 2011. He will score no less than 11 goals and 20 assists in 128 games. An outstanding international player, Ander Herrera will play in the Under-20 World Cup in 2009 and two years later he will participate in the European U23 Championship in 2011. He will finally join the Red and Blue in the summer of 2019 for five years.
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Robert Lewandowski

Striker 21/08/1988
Born on August 21th, 1988 in Warsaw, Robert Lewandowski is an international footballer, both a striker for Bayern Munich and captain of the Polish national team. After being the top scorer in the third and second divisions of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, he joined Lech Poznan in the first division and was the top scorer in the league by winning the Ekstraklasa 2009-10. In 2010 he transferred to Borussia Dortmund where he won the honours, also two consecutive Bundesliga titles and a season as the league's top scorer. He will play in the UEFA Champions League Final in 2013, a tournament in which he was voted second top scorer behind Cristiano Ronaldo. A fully-fledged international player and Poland's all-time leading scorer, he has over 100 caps and was part of the Polish team at Euro 2012, Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Allianz Arena Stadium

The Allianz Arena, Bayern Munich's legendary stadium, was built for the 2006 World Cup. With a capacity of 75,000, it is currently the second largest football stadium on the other side of the Rhine. The Allianz Arena has been impressing its spectators for years with its iconic architecture, which has earned it the nickname "Schlauchboot", which means "rubber dinghy" in English.  

Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25
80939 München
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Practical information
The Allianz Arena stadium is located north of Munich. There are many ways to get to the stadium. Cars, smotos and buses reach the stadium via the motorway. It is also served by the underground U6 from Marienplatz in the direction of Garching-Hochbrück to the Fröttmaning station.