Originally posted on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 2/11/13
Arsenal pin their Champions League hopes on Walcott - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe first knockout stage fixtures of the UEFA Champions League have given football lovers much to look forward to when the games begin. The draws have thrown up set of games where top teams meet each other at the outset, and teams traditionally belonging to the middle rungs of the elite competition facing each other. One fixture stands out in terms of the power equation of the respective clubs – the one between Arsenal and Bayern Munich. While some years back this would have been counted as a game between teams of equal might, in light of the present it can be surmised that Arsenal start as the underdogs in this season’s matchup. Bayern have moulded themselves into a solid footballing entity in the past few seasons. They have reached the finals of UCL twice in the last four years and possess a dazzling attacking line completed by a pressing line of midfielders comfortable at keeping possession i...
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