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Honigstein betrays his country with excellent article on how to beat Bayern Munich

I, like many of you, have been scouring the interwebs for decent reading material to stave off the horrible anxiety in the lead up to Satuday evening. This is the best I've found: Rafa Honigstein on how to beat Bayern Munich:

How Chelsea can beat Bayern Munich

Lots of food for thought here:

  • The scariness of the thought of Bayern overloading Jose Bosingwa with Ribery, Robben, Muller and Gomez
  • The importance of not conceding first - Munich have only won once this season after conceding the opening game
  • The importance of frustrating their players - they're not the most together team (see Robben slapping Thomas Muller for more details) and can get irritated with each other when frustrated.
  • Making sure we break effectively into space on transitions in play

I imagine RDM will be just as aware of this, particularly after watching the German Cup Final at the weekend. Retaining defensive shape, intelligent use of space, and pressing were key for Dortmund and whilst we aren't as good at the second two as Dortmund, Drogba can be a very frustrating player for the opposition. Poor positioning by the left back can be exploited if we play the right player at right wing (*coughTorres*) and if Drogba sits on Tymoshek we could be in with a decent chance of winning this thing!

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