Champions League

Coman hopes Bayern can dominate Champions League like Real Madrid once did

Kingsley Coman scored the match-winning goal in August's Champions League final against PSG and has his eye on more European silverware

12:01pm on Tuesday 5th January 2021
Stefan Bienkowski

Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman wants to see his club go on to win back-to-back Champions League titles and dominate European football for the foreseeable future.

The German giants won their first European trophy in seven years when Coman’s solitary goal helped Bayern beat PSG 1-0 in the final.

And while Coman is delighted to call himself a European champion, he believes his side are still young enough to go on a run that could see Hansi Flick’s squad win multiple trophies in the years to come.

Just as Real Madrid did between 2016 and 2018, when Zinedine Zidane’s side won three consecutive European titles.

“We are young or in our prime, so we still have time,” Coman told german newspaper SportBild. “We can and want to defend the title."

“Between 2016 and 2018 Real Madrid won the Champions League three times. I am sure that we can shape an era with this team."

Coman’s side currently sit top of the Bundesliga table, two points above RB Leipzig after 14 matches.

And despite a tough group stage line up of Atletico Madrid, RB Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow, Bayern made short work of their opponents and finished the preliminary round with five wins, one draw and zero losses.

The Munich side are now set to face Lazio in the Last 16 of the competition and are seen as the de-facto favourites for the competition, alongside Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.

Latest news

Player Ratings

Netherlands 3-2 Ukraine Player Ratings: Gini holds his bottle in thrilling victory

The new PSG midfielder took on an advanced role for Oranje and was their key player in a vital win at Euro 2020

  • 6 hours
Player Ratings

Netherlands 3-2 Ukraine Player Ratings: Wijnaldum stars in five-goal thriller

Netherlands produced a thrilling 3-2 success in their Euro 2020 opener against Ukraine, with Gini Wijnaldum an outstanding performer.

  • 6 hours
Player Ratings

England 1-0 Croatia Player Ratings: Phillips England's star man in narrow win

The Leeds man has been schooled by Marcelo Bielsa and he provided the most impactful performance on a hot day at Wembley

  • 12 hours
Predicted XI

Gerard Moreno set for key role - How Spain will line up against Sweden

The Villarreal star is likely to play a key role in a young squad that does not contain any Real Madrid players.

  • 16 hours
Player Ratings

Belgium 3-0 Russia: Lukaku on target as Red Devils start impressively

Belgium began their Euro 2020 campaign in impressive style as they beat Russia 3-0 thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Thomas Meunier.

  • 1 day
Predicted XI

No Van Dijk or Van de Beek - How the Netherlands will line up against Ukraine

Frank de Boer will have his work cut out for him as he tries to pull together a functional starting XI for the Netherlands in their opening Euro 2020 clash

  • 1 day

Most read