In a nutshell
Thu, 25/08/16, 20:54
Rostov, Eindhoven & Atlético profiled
FC Bayern have encountered two of their three Champions League group stage opponents before. fcbayern.com presents Bayern's Group D opponents:
Record against Bayern: Rostov and Bayern have never crossed swords before.
Honours: The Russian runners-up qualified for the Champions League for the first time, beating Ajax 5-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 away draw and a 4-1 home victory.
Russian cup winners 2014
Russian runners-up 2016
Russian second division winners 2008
Coach: Dmitri Kirichenko (since 6 August 2016)
Most famous players: Aleksandr Gatskan, Aleksandr Erokhin, Tsimafei Kalachev, Christian Noboa, Sardar Azmoun
Current situation: Rostov are lying fifth in the Russian league after four matches: two victories, one draw, one defeat.
Record against Bayern: The last duel between FC Bayern and Eindhoven dates back to the 1999/00 season. Both clubs won their home game 2-1 in the Champions League group stage. Eindhoven's overall record against the Bavarians: one victory, one draw, four defeats, with four goals scored and eight conceded.
European Champion Clubs' Cup 1988
UEFA Cup 1978
23x Dutch champions (most recently in 2016 and 2015)
9x Dutch cup winners (most recently in 2012)
11x Dutch Supercup winners (most recently in 2016 and 2015)
Coach: Philip Cocu (since July 2013)
Most famous players: Andrés Guardado, Luuk de Jong, Luciano Narsingh, Jetro Willems, Daniel Schwaab
Current situation: PSV have won all three of their league matches this season.
Record against Bayern: The last duel dates back to May 2016. The Spaniard prevailed on away goals in the Champions League semi-finals after a 1-0 victory in Madrid and a 2-1 reverse in Munich. The first tie between the two teams is legendary: FCB won the replay in the 1974 European Champion Clubs' Cup final. The overall record from an Atlético point of view: one victory, one draw, two defeats, with three goals scored and seven conceded.
World Club Cup 1974
European Cup Winners' Cup 1962
UEFA Europa League: 2010, 2012
UEFA Super Cup: 2010, 2012
10x Spanish champions (most recently in 2014)
10x Spanish cup winners (most recently in 2013)
Spanish Supercup (1985, 2014)
Coach: Diego Simeone (since December 2011)
Most famous players: Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Koke, Gabi, Diego Godín, Juanfran, Jan Oblak
Current situation: Atlético were held to a 1-1 draw by CD Alavés on Matchday 1 last weekend.