Ronald Koeman has analyzed this Friday the draw for Champions. It should be remembered that the Barcelona has been paired with him Bayern, Benfica and Dynamo Kiev. Precisely, the coach believes that the first place will be played with the first two blocks and considers the Germans one of the candidates to win the title this season.
“It is a strong group, but there are also other strong groups like ours. We are talking about teams with a lot of name and history like Bayern Munich or Benfica. Bayern It is a bad memory for two years ago. It is a club that has to aspire to win the Champions, with great and experienced players. Among us, Benfica and Bayern there will be the fight to be first “, he explained Koeman to the official media of the entity.
Precisely, the draw has brought the return of the coach to Portugal. He directed the Benfica in 2005-06 and, interestingly, it was removed from the Champions League at the hands of Barcelona. The coach is excited to measure himself against the Portuguese club.
“I saw him against PSV and, with one less, they defended well, held out, they are a strong and aggressive team. It is a great club, one of the best known and strongest. It is a pleasure to compete with them and to see people I have worked with as Luisao, because if all the players were as professional as him there is little work as a coach, “he assured.
Finally, Koeman He has not hidden that he Dynamo They are the team he knows the least about in the group, although he already crossed paths with them last season also in the group stage and he doesn’t think they have changed too much. “We know more or less what we can expect. We have to analyze it, I do not know much about them now. I remember last year that there were young players and I think we have to expect more or less the same,” he said.