Lisbon (AP) – Former footballer Stefan Effenberg expects FC Bayern Munich to win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League final on Sunday.
“My guess is a narrow Bayern victory. 2-1. They will have to invest a lot, they will bleed. But they will prevail,” predicted the former Bayern captain, who won the Champions League in 2001 with the Munich team. . Interview by “Münchner Merkur” and “tz”.
Effenberg (52) does not see a favorite at the gigantic summit between Munich and Thomas Tuchel’s PSG team. “It will be a match on the same level – in all areas. They both have tremendous quality, we can look forward to a really big football game with a lot of offensive scenes,” he said.
Effenberg puts coach Hansi Flick on a par with Jupp Heynckes and Ottmar Hitzfeld, who have already led FC Bayern to victory in the premier class. With so many stars on the team, “you have to master it humanly. The advantage of Flick is that from his time with the national team he knows how to handle the greats. That’s a pound,” Effenberg said of the former assistant. by national coach Joachim Löw.