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Reaction to Bayern v Steaua

‘Great to be through with a game to spare’

A deserved 3-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest saw Bayern safely through to the Champions League first knockout round on Tuesday. The German champions dominated their Romanian visitors from the off, before wrapping up the three points after half-time. Coach Jürgen Klinsmann declared himself fully satisfied, and immediately turned his attention to the future: “Now we can dedicate ourselves to the tasks ahead with real confidence and self-belief.“

Reaction to Bayern v Steaua Bucharest

Franz Beckenbauer: “We’re seeing a very different side to this team’s character now. What I liked most was that they concentrated for the full 90 minutes. There’s real consistency now.“

Uli Hoeneß: “We can be very satisfied. We scored some good goals. Slowly but surely, the team’s coming together. They’re in the groove, and we’re regaining our confidence.“