Schreuder points to Champions League favorite: ‘This team actually has everything’


Bayern Munich are the favorites to win the Champions League. That says Alfred Schreuder, who is impressed by the work of trainer Hansi Flick.

Flick took over from Niko Kovac in November, got Bayern Munich back on track, led the team to the Bundesliga title and DFB Pokal and has good papers for the Champions League victory. FC Barcelona awaits in the quarterfinals on Friday evening.

“If after a few weeks of rest they can regain their old form, then I give them a great chance”, Schreuder told Voetbal International about Bayern’s chances for the overall victory. “This team is so complete, it actually has everything. The best goalkeeper, a top striker, a great left side, a lot of football in the midfield, depth from the flanks and Müller in top form.”

Schreuder won last season as trainer of Hoffenheim 2-1 against Bayern, which was then still led by Kovac. Later Hoffenheim lost no less than 6-0 with Flick at the Bayern helm. Schreuder: “The Bayern of Flick is a different team than the Bayern of Kovac.” The biggest gain is that the team is disciplined and hungry again. “


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