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Monday’s rolling news

The latest from the build-up to Tuesday’s game

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In the biggest game of the season so far, Bayern face Barcelona at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening. On the eve of the Champions League semi-final first leg, there’s non-stop pre-match activity at the Bavarians’ Säbener Strasse HQ and training facility, the Arena itself and around the city of Munich. provides regular updates across the day in the build-up to the prestige showdown.

+++ 7:21 pm: The first fifteen minutes of Barça’s training session was open to the media, but the camera crews and reporters must leave now. Tito Vilanova will work with his men on the details of his game plan behind closed doors. Lionel Messi looks fit and ready to play. That's it from our rolling news coverage of the day before the game – have a great evening Bayern fans, and see you tomorrow!

+++ 7:05 pm: One by one, the Barcelona stars are emerging from the Allianz Arena dressing rooms and onto the pitch - and Messi is among them!