In the gym with Hummels and Lewandowski

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The Bayern players had earned their afternoon off. “The first four training sessions were very intense,” said Jupp Heynckes, justifying his decision to cancel afternoon training on Thursday. “It’s important not to overstretch the players.”

Rest and relaxation were therefore the order of the day at the record champions‘ quarters in Doha. “I had some treatment, got a bit of sleep and played on the games console,” revealed David Alaba. His teammates did the same.

Except two, that is: Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels were seen in the gym as they continued their recovery programme. We were there with our cameras to watch them up close.

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