Bayern Munich’s 1-2 defeat at home last week in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid has left them with a mountain to climb at Santiago Bernabeu, but Arjen Robben is hopeful that the German side will find the way to do what most consider so difficult, as to be almost impossible.
The first chance we get on Tuesday, we have to score
Bayern’s Dutch star told Bild, making it all too clear how important it is for them not to waste a single chance, so as to put pressure on Real Madrid as early as possible.
A ‘simple’ 1-0 victory won’t be enough for Bayern, hence the need to score on their first chance, and then stay similarly efficient, unlike last week, when they blew an important chance to make it 2-0 before halftime, when Arturo Vidal (who had opened the score) wasted a penalty opportunity.
As for Bayern’s problems, with Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng doubtful, and Javi Martinez unavailable due to his red card last week, Robben said that
no matter who is on the pitch, we will have a good team. We trust in each other, that’s the most important thing.