9 good reasons why Arsenal can beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League
Arsenal or Bayern? #WengerOut?
With the anticipation growing steadily in north London on Tuesday, the bookies are always a good starting point to check the pre-match vibe before a big game.
At the time of writing there is only one clear favourite for tonight’s Champions League face-off at the Emirates. Back the Germans.
(Follow the betting prices move here.)
So are the bookies too negative on the Gunners? We asked people in on Twitter to give us good reasons why Arsenal can beat the Bundesliga leaders, and we got some thought-provoking responses.
The best ones can be read below.
@101greatgoals chelsea won it last year. Proves anything can happen.
— Brett Stapylton (@stapos_11) February 19, 2013
@101greatgoals 1. home game. 2. Bayern has poor record vs English clubs. 3. English clubs strong from set pieces. 4. Anything can happen
— Antti Vanhanen (@wanha) February 19, 2013
@101greatgoals beat Barca 2 years ago while playing Bendtner and Arshavin.
— Peter Johnson (@P_Johnson9) February 19, 2013
@101greatgoals Despite Bayern’s fantastic domestic form they only kept 1 clean sheet in the group stages & conceded 3 at BATE in a 3-1 loss
— Alex Brandler (@alexbrandler) February 19, 2013
@101greatgoals Out of cups, can’t win league, this is their cup final. I think they will show up tonight, surprise people and sneak a win
— James Willis (@wilch4) February 19, 2013
@101greatgoals Because they have the 6th best home record in the history of the Champions League, they rarely loose at home
— Eyram Dzotsi (@E_Dottyy) February 19, 2013
2 – Arsenal have only ever conceded two goals in nine Champions League Last 16 home games. Tight.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 19, 2013