Benfica head coach George Jesus hopes to build on his coaching reputation by playing a part in knocking Barcelona out of the Champions League for the first time in 18 years.
Benfica head coach George Jesus has expressed confidence in Bayern Munich’s potential to be stronger than Barcelona and that the Bayern Munich team will defeat the visiting team from Barcelona on target. That means Lisbon can compete for a place in the last 16 of the Champions League if they beat Dynamo Kiev on target, according to Sport1.
Benfica are two points behind Barcelona before the Lisbon’s clash with Dynamo Kiev, so Jesus will need to lead the club to a single win before Bayern Munich’s bid. C, always at least But from the point of view of the FC Lisbon trainers, the Tigers are superior to their opponents and want to win as well.
‘Do I believe Bayern will win Barcelona? Of course I believe, Barcelona are a great team, but Bayern is better. Playing in Munich, I think Bayern want to win and put their best players on the pitch. But don’t forget that we have to beat Dinamo as well.’
‘Kicking Barcelona out of the Champions League would be a huge step forward in my coaching career. They haven’t been out of the group stage for 18 years, it’s our goal,’ Jesus said.