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Rostov, Eindhoven & Atlético profiled

Postby FCBayernNews » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:40 pm

FC Bayern have encountered two of their three Champions League group stage opponents before. presents Bayern's Group D opponents:


FC Rostov:

Record against Bayern: Rostov and Bayern have never crossed swords before.

Honours: The Russian runners-up qualified for the Champions League for the first time, beating Ajax 5-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 away draw and a 4-1 home victory.

Russian cup winners 2014

Russian runners-up 2016

Russian second division winners 2008

Coach: Dmitri Kirichenko (since 6 August 2016)

Most famous players: Aleksandr Gatskan, Aleksandr Erokhin, Tsimafei Kalachev, Christian Noboa, Sardar Azmoun

Current situation: Rostov are lying fifth in the Russian league after four matches: two victories, one draw, one defeat.

PSV Eindhoven:

Record against Bayern: The last duel between FC Bayern and Eindhoven dates back to the 1999/00 season. Both clubs won their home game 2-1 in the Champions League group stage. Eindhoven's overall record against the Bavarians: one victory, one draw, four defeats, with four goals scored and eight conceded.

Coach: Philip Cocu (since July 2013)

Most famous players: Andrés Guardado, Luuk de Jong, Luciano Narsingh, Jetro Willems, Daniel Schwaab

Current situation: PSV have won all three of their league matches this season.

Atlético Madrid:

Record against Bayern: The last duel dates back to May 2016. The Spaniard prevailed on away goals in the Champions League semi-finals after a 1-0 victory in Madrid and a 2-1 reverse in Munich. The first tie between the two teams is legendary: FCB won the replay in the 1974 European Champion Clubs' Cup final. The overall record from an Atlético point of view: one victory, one draw, two defeats, with three goals scored and seven conceded.

Coach: Diego Simeone (since December 2011)

Most famous players: Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Koke, Gabi, Diego Godín, Juanfran, Jan Oblak

Current situation: Atlético were held to a 1-1 draw by CD Alavés on Matchday 1 last weekend.
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