Bayern Munich vs Chelsea head to head
The game will take place 165 days after the first leg at Stamford Bridge (25 February).
Frank Lampard captained the winning Chelsea side the last time we played at the Allianz Arena in the 2012 Champions League final.
Of the 22 players who started the 2012 Champions League final, just three remain at the clubs – all for Bayern Munich – Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng and Thomas Muller.
The five previous matches in all competitions between Chelsea and Bayern Munich have produced 20 goals, an average of four per game.
Bayern and Chelsea first met in the 2004/05 Champions League quarter-finals. Jose Mourinho’s Blues prevailed 6- 5 on aggregate against Felix Magath’s Bayern. Chelsea won the first leg 4-2 at home, Lampard scoring twice with Drogba also on target. Lampard and Drogba struck again in the second leg as Bayern won 3-2 on the night but went out on aggregate.
Prior to this season, our most recent meeting was in the Super Cup in 2013 when Bayern, with Pep Guardiola in charge, won on penalties after extra-time.
Our Last Meeting at the Allianz
BAYERN MUNICH 1 CHELSEA 1
Champions League final, Alianz Arena, 19.05.12, 7.45pm
Chelsea won 4-3 on penalties after extra time
Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1) Neuer; Lahm (c), Tymoshchuk, Boateng, Contento; Schweinsteiger, Kroos; Robben, T Muller (Van Buyten 86), Ribery (Olic 96); Gomez
Manager Jupp Heynckes
Scorer Muller 82
Chelsea (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bosingwa, Cahill, David Luiz, Cole; Mikel, Lampard (c); Kalou (Torres 83), Mata, Bertrand (Malouda 73); Drogba
Interim manager Roberto Di Matteo
Scorer Drogba 88
Lahm (0-1), Mata (saved, 0-1), Gomez (0-2), David Luiz (1-2), Neuer (1-3), Lampard (2-3), Olic (saved, 2-3), Cole (3-3), Schweinsteiger (saved, 3-3), Drogba (4-3).
Referee Pedro Proenca (Portugal)
Of the 22 players who started the 2012 Champions League final, just three remain – all for Bayern Munich – Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng and Thomas Müller.
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea Starting XI Lineup
Bayern Munich possible starting lineup:
Neuer; Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Goretzka, Thiago; Gnabry, Muller, Perisic; Lewandowski
Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Caballero; Zouma, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Barkley, Kovacic, Emerson; Mount, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi
Chelsea’s biggest away win in the Champions League
20/10/1999 Galatasaray 0-5 Chelsea First group stage
25/11/2014 Schalke 0-5 Chelsea Group stage
Bayern’s biggest home win in the Champions League
13/03/2012 Bayern Munich 7-0 Basel Rd of 16 second leg
11/03/15 Bayern Munich 7-0 Shakhtar Donetsk Rd of 16 second leg
Chelsea are currently unbeaten in a club-record 10 away European matches, since losing 0-3 to Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16 in 2018 (seven wins, three draws).
We have not won any of our last seven away Champions League matches in the knockout stages (four draws, three defeats), since a 1-0 win at Benfica in March 2012 in the quarter-final.
Chelsea have scored three goals in an away Champions League knockout match once previously, winning 3-1 at Liverpool in April 2009.
Our record in the round of 16 is eight wins and five defeats. We have lost our last three contests at this stage, most recently going down 1-4 on aggregate to Barcelona (1-1 h, 0-3 a) in 2017/18.
Last season’s Europa League draw at Eintracht Frankfurt extended Chelsea’s unbeaten run in Germany to four matches (two wins, two draws), since a 1-2 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen in the 2011/12 Champions League group stage.
Olivier Giroud has scored in eight of his past 10 starts for the Blues.
Champions League scorers:
Abraham 2, Azpilicueta 2, Jorginho 2 (2 pens), Batshuayi 1, James 1, Kovacic 1, Pulisic 1, Willian 1
If selected, Andreas Christensen will make his 100th and Tammy Abraham his 50th appearance for Chelsea in all competitions. Willian will make his 250th start for the club in all competitions.
Bayern Munich stats
DFB Pokal Winners
German Supercup Runners-up
Champions League Currently at the round of 16
Top scorer all competitions: Robert Lewandowski 51
Starting with their home Champions League victory against Tottenham on 11 December, Bayern Munich have won 25 of their past 26 games in all competitions. They drew the other in February against RB Leipzig who had Timo Werner playing for them.
Robert Lewandowski scored in Bayern’s first five group games and the game at Stamford Bridge and is the top scorer in this season’s Champions League with 11 goals, including four in the win at Red Star Belgrade on Matchday 5 – at 16 minutes the fastest quadruple in Champions League history.
Bayern have won their first seven Champions League games this season, scoring 27 goals and conceding five.
Bayern have lost three of their last five home matches in the Champions League knockout stage, including the last two – against Liverpool last season and Real Madrid in the 2017/18 semi-final first leg.
Bayern’s record in two-legged ties against English clubs is 10 wins and six defeats; they had won five in a row before last season, their first defeat since losing to Chelsea in the 2004/05 quarter-finals.
Since losing the 2012 Champions League final to Chelsea, Bayern Munich have eliminated English clubs in four of their five subsequent knockout ties in the competition.
In the history of the European Cup and Champions League, no team has ever won by three or more goals in the first leg of a knockout match away from home and failed to progress; that team has gone through on all 92 previous occasions.
Bayern have conceded three times in three of their 43 home Champions League knockout games, though did so most recently in a 1-3 defeat to Liverpool in March 2019.
Bayern have not played a competitive game since they won the German cup final against Bayer Leverkusen on 4 July. The Bundesliga finished a week earlier.
Last Friday afternoon, Hansi Flick’s side played a friendly against Marseille at their training centre. Their starting XI was: Neuer (c); Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Goretzka, Thiago; Gnabry, Muller, Perisic; Lewandowski. Serge Gnabry scored the only goal of the game after 20 minutes.
Champions League scorers:
Lewandowski 11 (1 pen), Gnabry 6, Coman 2, Muller 2, Tolisso 2, Coutinho 1, Goretzka 1, Kimmich 1, Perisic 1
Round of 16 first leg
CHELSEA 0 BAYERN MUNICH 3
Champions League round of 16 first leg, Stamford Bridge, 25.02.20, 8pm
Chelsea (3-4-2-1) Caballero; Azpilicueta (c) (Pedro 73), Christensen, Rüdiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Barkley (Willian 61); Giroud (Abraham 61)
Unused subs Arrizabalaga, Zouma, Emerson, Gilmour
Injured Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi, Kant3
Head coach Frank Lampard
Sent off Alonso 83 (violent conduct)
Booked Jorginho 49
Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1) Neuer (c); Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Kimmich, Thiago (Goretzka 90); Coman (Coutinho 65), Muller, Gnabry (Tolisso 84); Lewandowski
Unused subs Ulreich, Odriozola, Hernandez, Zirkzee
Head coach Hansi Flick
Booked Thiago 45+1, Kimmich 49
Scorers Gnabry 51, 54, Lewandowski 76
Referee Clement Turpin (France)
Marcos Alonso and Jorginho are suspended
In the Champions League, three yellow cards will result in a one-match suspension in the competition.
Bayern Munich: Kimmich 2, Thiago 2, Gnabry 1, Neuer 1
Chelsea: Jorginho 3, Azpilicueta 2, Zouma 2, Arrizabalaga 1, Giroud 1, James 1, Kanté 1, Tomori 1