The duel of morbidity Champions League hasn’t been long in coming: Barcelona and Bayern Munich They will meet again in the highest European club competition. The Azulgranas and the Bavarians will experience one more episode of their particular fight in the next season of the Champions League 22/23 after being stuck in group C, along with Inter Milan and Plzen. Robert Lewandowski He will return to Munich weeks after heading to the Camp Nou to become a Barcelona player.
the paths of Barcelona and Bayern Munich reunite at the Champions League. The Barça team and the Bavarian team will again share a group according to the draw for the group stage of the 22/23 Champions League this Thursday, so they will face each other again in the coming weeks. A pulse full of morbidity, not only because of the frequent beatings that the azulgranas have suffered in recent years, but now one more ingredient is added: the tension after the departure of Robert Lewandowski, emblem for so many years in Munich, to set course for the Camp Nou. The Pole will now face his former team with the Barça shirt.
There have been many times that they have faced each other Barcelona and Bavaria in the old continent, some especially painful for the azulgranas. The last time they saw each other was last season, in which they also had to share a group during the first phase of the competition. Then, the Bavarians took a 6-0 aggregate, after winning 0-3 at the Camp Nou on the first day -with a double by Lewandowski-, and repeated with another win in Munich. A group stage from which the azulgranas would come out scalded, forced to finish the season in the Europa League.
Lewandowski, on the other side of history
Painful was that defeat, which delved even deeper into the wound caused in the 19/20 season by that 2-8 conceded by the azulgranas in Lisbon at the hands of Bayern Munich and in which, once again, one of the goals would bear the stamp of Robert Lewandowski. However, now the Pole has changed sides to land in a Barcelona that will try to face his archenemy in Europe.
❗ Barça, to group C of the group stage of the #UCL
🆚 And you already know the first rival: Bayern Munich pic.twitter.com/nceD0ORTUI
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) August 25, 2022
In fact, the Bayern It has been the first rival that came out to the Barcelona in the draw for the group stage of the Champions League, so Lewandowski’s return to what was his home for so many years has not been long in coming. Germans and Spaniards share group C, in addition, with Inter de Milan y Victoria Pilsen, which will be measured between September 6 and November 2.