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Heynckes: Motivated, determined and focused

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The minute the final whistle blew on Saturday’s 2–1 victory over Bremen, the entire Bayern camp switched focus to the Champions League semi-final return in Madrid on Wednesday, where FCB are seeking to defend a 2–1 lead from the first leg. “We have to summon up our full potential," boss Jupp Heynckes told two days prior to the match. We bring you a selection of the head coach's statements.

Jupp Heynckes on…

…the value of the late win in Bremen:
“Winning it at the end in Bremen on Saturday was very important. There are parallels with our 2–1 victory against Real Madrid. We succeeded in turning a game around again, so it was of very high importance to us."

…preparations for the semi-final return in Madrid:
“Training on Sunday was outstanding, and today it was very good. All the players are available, and we're motivated, determined and focused on next Wednesday. We can realise our dream of reaching the final at the Allianz Arena. That would be historic."