Ribery: We knew we could trouble Barcelona

The Bayern Munich winger says his team was always confident they could cause Barcelona problems following their 4-0 triumph at the Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery says his side knew they had strikers who could trouble Barcelona, after their shock 4-0 victory over the four-time Champions League winners.

A brace from Thomas Muller and goals from Arjen Robben and Mario Gomez sealed a resounding victory for the German champions as they condemned Barcelona to their heaviest away defeat in Europe.

“To get such a result we knew we had to run a lot as a team,” Ribery told Canal + afer the match.

“Apart from that, we knew we had the strikers who could score. We’re very happy.

“There is another game to play, but I think we performed well tonight.”

Die Roten travel to Camp Nou on May 1 for the second leg.

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