Porto Confident Can Beat Bayern
Nyon – terundi with one of the favorites to win, Bayern Munich, does not make Porto flinch. Portuguese champion club confident can get rid of Bayern in the quarterfinals.
The club was nicknamed Dragoes will host Bayern in the Estadio do Dragao in the quarterfinal first leg match on 15 April. Six days later, Porto turn will pay a visit to the Allianz Arena for the second leg diving.
Bayern is not a foreign opponent for Porto. Previously, the two clubs have met five times and Bayern winning head to head with a record of two wins, two draws and one defeat.
Porto last meeting with Bayern occur also in the quarterfinals, which in the 1999-2000 season. When it is, Die Roten won the duel with a 3-2 aggregate.
Porto past the group stage as runners-up before beating Basel 5-1 on aggregate in the round of 16. Champions League twice the judge did not lose the quality of the opponent.
“Bayern are a great team,” said representatives of the club and former players Fernando Gomes to Uefa. “Our players will play a good game. It will be difficult but we can get a good result and win.”
“You must be tough on all fronts to beat Bayern and we have to be a tough team to win,” he added.
“They are a great team, with great players as well and a great coach but anything can happen,” said Gomes.