Call Mueller Bayern favorite, but beware speed players Porto
Poto – Thomas Muller dared to call his team, Bayern Munich, is more favored when faced with FC Porto. However, Mueller also said, Porto have the capital to injure Bayern.
Bayern will face Porto in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Estadio do Dragao, Porto, on Thursday (16/4) pm dawn. Both teams had never met twice in the quarterfinals Cup / Champions League, Bayern qualify on both occasions (1990/91 and 1999/00).
This season, both Bayern and Porto are both qualified for the fall phase as group winners. In perdelapanfinal half, Bayern successfully get rid of Shakhtar Donetsk which was runner-up in Group H, a group Porto derived.
“Porto also won the group with Shakhtar– –grup same, so they are more powerful,” Mueller said in an interview with the official site of UEFA.
Mueller says that there are some things you should be wary of Porto. One of them, the team made Julen Lopetegui it had players very good at bringing the ball at their feet.
Another thing, Porto is the offensive team that relies heavily on the speed of their players. Porto used to play with a 4-3-3 formation and many rely puncture of the wing, including both their fullback.
“They have fast players and the most skilled, we must be careful.”
“Of course we are favorites after seeing the performance of last season and the squad we have. However, we will not underestimate Porto.”
“We want to look as good as possible and gain something from this game,” said Mueller.