Barcelona have a change in mentality

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Barcelona have gather positive mentality as they travel to play Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez insists his side have a positive change in mentality and they will face Bayern Munich without fear.

The Spanish club will travel to Germany to face one of their fierce rivals in the Champions League Bayern Munich has both teams will seek to dominate their group.

Previous games between the two club have been in favour of Bayern Munich but Xavi believes his team now have the right mentality to face the German club.

“What I think has changed the most since the game nine months ago is our mentality, said Xavi. “That day I said we had to work hard and show character but it was not a good showing. I think we have changed our mentality.

“We have to go out there without any fear, The Barcelona manager added. “We can lose but we have to go out to win, pressure high up the field and have the ball, that’s Barça. We need personality and the right attitude. Also, the signings and victories have helped us.”

Barcelona have only defeated Bayern Munich twice in the Champions League but have never record any win at Allianz Arena.

Xavi, who believes it is going to be a real challenge for them also insists they are in a better form than last year.

“We are playing against one of the best sides in the world. It’s a real challenge to win here. We are in better form than last year and we think we will be able to compete tomorrow.”

“It’s true that we have only beaten Bayern twice in the Champions League and never in their stadium and that show’s what a difficult challenge it is. We can do it; we are in good shape and we come here with a lot of hope.”

Former Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, who moved to Barcelona this summer has been in fine form for the Camp Nou side.

He is expected to start against his former side after he was rested in their La Liga game against Cadiz.

“Robert looks in good shape. Calm and confident, he is a natural leader for the team. It will be a special game for him and after not starting the other day [against Cádiz] he will be fresh.”

“He is really important for us but we have lots of attacking players. Midfielders, wingers, we have lots of options and we want to show that tomorrow.”





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