Bayern Munich know what they need to do to finish the job today

Alexander Hassenstein

Bayern Munich are focused and ready for their Champions League second match against Barcelona, but are you? Our blog Bavarian Football Works has everything you need to be properly prepared.

Bayern Munich are in great shape after their four goal victory over Barcelona in the first leg last week. Now all that remains for the Germans to do is take care of business today at the Camp Nou and a date against Borussia Dortmund in the final belongs to them.

Not that Bayern will be taking things lightly today as they are no doubt aware that if any team is capable of pulling off a ridiculous comeback -- Barca need at least a 4-0 result to force extra time -- it's the Spanish giants.

Our hard working Bayern Munich blog Bavarian Football Works has a big match preview ready for you to absorb ahead of today's match. They breakdown tactics, talk lineups, go over some history, they even offer up some thoughts on the match referee

I just have to talk about him! Slovenian Damir Skomina is going to take charge. The discussions about referees being selected only from countries where the leagues are rated as some of the best in the world rage on. Skomina officiated Dortmund's 3-0 win over Shaktar Donetsk in March. According to goal.com, he is known for his 'no nonsense' nature. This usually translates to a huge production of cards. Incidentally, in the picture used in goal.com, he is actually showing a yellow card to Mark Van Bommel!

We're 90 minutes away from an all-German final at Wembley Stadium later this month. Can Bayern finish the job and offer up a new version of the classic line, the rain in Spain falls mainly on Madrid and Barcelona.

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