Former Bayern Munich defender Thomas Berthold discussed the German side’s upcoming Champions League clash against Lazio in an interview with Italian media outlet TuttoMercatoWeb earlier today.

On paper the Biancocelesti would not have a chance, but football is not played on paper, but on the pitch. It will be an interesting game.

He touched on the Bavarian side’s dominance in Germany.

The domination in the Bundesliga is an advantage for Bayern Munich because the team manages to win the league without too much effort.

An explanation for the successes in all competitions can be this, especially in the Champions League where we have seen how other teams have suffered more.

Of course, the Covid cases and the absence of the public will have had a particular influence on some, but I also think of the commitments elsewhere.

Look at England and how many games they have to play, what opponents they have to face and therefore how much energy they spend.

Finally, Berthold also discussed Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick.

His work is incredible because he arrived in a particular moment, with the team in difficulty and with the feeling between Kovac and the team that was no longer there.

He had the advantage of having worked in the national team with Joachim Low, so he knew the core of the group and thanks to that it was easier for him to recompose the environment.

He gave the team a new mentality and Bayern got back on track.


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