Champions League final: PSG v Bayern Munich – team news

August 23, 2020

1.1 min readCategories: Starnews Sport, Sports

Hansi Flick came in as assistant at the start of the season and I think they knew there could be trouble there and if they had to make a call [on former manager Niko Kovac], he could take over.

He has never had a job permanently as a head coach and for anybody to say they could have seen this coming – no chance. Nobody did.

He has made the players buy into the intensity of the press. Since they bought into that they have gone from being a really, really good

We are ready to fight’

Paris St-Germain v Bayern Munich (20:00 BST)

While Bayern are hunting a sixth triumph in the competition, PSG are looking to win the Champions League for the first time.

Manager Thomas Tuchel says it is a “small advantage” that Bayern are used to reaching the final.

“It’s a big challenge but we are also confident,” added the former Borussia Dortmund boss

line up


  • 1Navas
  • 4Kehrer
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 14Bernat
  • 21Herrera
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 8Paredes
  • 11Di María
  • 10Neymar
  • 7Mbappé


  • 6Verratti
  • 16Rico
  • 17Choupo-Moting
  • 18Icardi
  • 19Sarabia
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 22Diallo
  • 23Draxler
  • 25Bakker
  • 27Gueye
  • 30Bulka
  • 31Dagba

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 32Kimmich
  • 17Boateng
  • 27Alaba
  • 19Davies
  • 18Goretzka
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 22Gnabry
  • 25Müller
  • 29Coman
  • 9Lewandowski


  • 2Odriozola
  • 4Süle
  • 5Pavard
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 10Coutinho
  • 11Cuisance
  • 14Perisic
  • 21Hernández
  • 24Tolisso
  • 26Ulreich
  • 35Zirkzee
  • 39Hoffmann

Referee:Daniele Orsato

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