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From take-off to kick-off

Bayern’s countdown to Barcelona

Ever since Bayern were paired with Barcelona in the last eight of the Champions League, the team, coaching staff, officials and fans have been feverishly counting down the days until the glamour tie finally gets underway. The Bayern party set off for the first leg in Barcelona on Tuesday. presents a countdown of key events from then until the players run out at the 96,000 capacity Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Tuesday 7 April

12 midday: Departure from Munich

2.05 pm: Scheduled arrival in Barcelona

2.30 pm: Lunch

2.45 pm: Official pre-match news conference at team hotel with Jürgen Klinsmann, Mark van Bommel and Bastian Schweinsteiger

Afternoon: Treatment, massage and rest

6 pm: Pre-match training at Camp Nou

8 pm: Dinner

Evening: Treatment, massage, stretching exercise, team talk