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2017 Schedule
2nd in UEFA Champions League
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4hNick Ames

De Gea, Mane, Muller in UCL Best XI

With the round of 16 first legs over, Nick Ames picks the best Champions League XI with David De Gea the star of the round.

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1dMark Lovell

Robben frustrated after Bayern omission

Arjen Robben has indicated his frustration after Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes only named him as a substitute against Besiktas.

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1dRaphael Honigstein

Is rotation the enemy of perfection for Bayern?

Having no fixed starting XI led to Bayern struggling before the second half domination of Besiktas. It may hurt them in games to come.

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Lewandowski: Bayern not favourites to win Champions League (0:21)
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2dMark Lovell

Muller's masterclass display

Thomas Müller and Robert Lewandowski each scored twice and Jupp Heynckes continued to make all the right decisions for a masterful Bayern Munich side.

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2dMark Lovell

Heynckes: Muller 'scores goals out of nothing'

Jupp Heynckes hailed the performance of the "unique" Thomas Muller after Bayern thrashed Besiktas 5-0 in their Champions League round-of-16 tie.

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Heynckes lauds Muller's role in Bayern rout (0:49)
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Could Besiktas have challenged Bayern without the red card? (5:13)
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Sights and Sounds: Messi's magic, Bayern dominate (1:09)
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Bayern Munich 5-0 Besiktas: Bayern close in on quarters (2:11)
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Muller scores two as Bayern beat Besiktas

Thomas Muller scored twice as Bayern Munich beat 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in their Champions League round-of-16 first-leg tie at the Allianz Arena.

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Champions League Faceoff: Bayern Munich vs. Besiktas (0:45)
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WATCH: Exploding Heads' UCL round of 16 predictions (3:01)
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3dRaphael Honigstein

No pressure on Heynckes at Bayern

Pressure? What's that? Jupp Heynckes is in an enviable position as Bayern prepare to take on Besitkas in the Champions League round of 16.

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UCL Predictor: Prem vs. La Liga in the spotlight (3:19)
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Bayern's Heynckes wary of Besiktas (1:40)
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Bayern Munich vs. Besiktas: What you need to know (0:43)
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4dMark Lovell

Lewy not thinking of Real Madrid rumours

Robert Lewandowski has told kicker he is solely focussed on winning the triple with Bayern Munich, and not the most recent links to Real Madrid.

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4dMark Lovell

Bayern's Heynckes eyeing UCL final run

Jupp Heynckes can extend a run of reaching the Champions League final at every attempt when Bayern Munich face Besiktas in the round of 16.

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Heynckes admits Bayern were lucky to win

Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes felt for Wolfsburg after Robert Lewandowski scored a dramatic stoppage-time penalty to snatch a 2-1 victory.

RankingsUEFA Champions League

Goal Difference12Tied-4th
Goals Scored18Tied-5th
Assists144th
Goals Conceded6Tied-5th