Liverpool were reportedly pursuing the signature of free agent and former Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery before ultimately pulling out.
A few changes were all it took to turn Bayern Munich into world beaters again. TheHardTackle offers a brief analysis of what changed at the German club.
Lyon will be looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit in the second leg of the semi-finals against Bayern Munich. Both sides will be without some of their key players, but Bayern have the advantage in the fabulous Arjen Robben. TheHardTackle gives a preview and analysis of today's match.
Lyon travel to Germany to square off against the Bundesliga outfit Bayern Munich, who proceeded to the Champions League semi-finals after beating last season's runners-up Manchester United. TheHardTackle discusses the scenario before this crucial encounter and assesses the chances of each side to travel to Madrid for the final.