UEFA Champions League: Manchester United look for cracks in Bayern Munich's armour

Manchester United take on UEFA Champions League holders Bayern Munich in quarter-finals first leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

updated: March 31, 2014 14:51 IST
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London: Manchester United manager David Moyes says that his side must exploit the smallest weaknesses in Bayern Munich's game if they are to eliminate the Champions League holders in the quarter-finals. United appeared in three of the four finals between 2008 and 2011, triumphing in the first year, but their fall from grace under Moyes means that they approach Tuesday's first leg at Old Trafford as underdogs.

While Bayern have grown even stronger under their new coach, Pep Guardiola, sweeping to a successful Bundesliga title defence in record time, United have endured a torrid campaign.

Seventeen points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool and 10 points below the top four, their season now hinges entirely on their last-eight encounter with the all-conquering Bavarians.

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