Manuel Neuer and Ter Stegen in a training of Germany


The tense duel Ter Stegen/Neuer will give Barça-Bayern even more interest

Published:11/08/2020 - 10:02h

Updated:11/08/2020 - 13:11h

Ter Stegen and Neuer have kept a very tense pulse for years in the goal of the German team. Both will face each other at Barça-Bayern in the quarterfinals of the Champions League in an interesting and very morbid duel

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The FC Barcelona-Bayern of Munich of these quarter-finals of the Champions League is definitely the big crash of this 'final to eight' of Lisbon. Both are the only teams that are still in the League of Champions that have attained to win the 'Orejona' and are two of the best clubs of the history. The Bavarians are favourite by his state of form, but the Barça trusts his possibilities and thinks that with Leo Messi all is possible.

The Barcelona also trust blindly in that Marc-André ter Stegen was the wall that has been along the present season. The archer has saved to his in infinity of occasions this course and will be key for this meeting. In front his will be a Bayern capitaneado by his mate and rival Manuel Neuer, with the one who keeps an eternal pulse for being the goalkeeper title of the German selection.

The duel will give even more morbo to a party that already of by himself was loaded of tension. Both guardametas keep a cold relation from does time because the two want to be headlines in Germany. Neuer Has enjoyed up to now of the full confidence of Joachim Löw, seleccionador germano, whereas the barcelonista has had to conform with the crumbs. This situation has caused varied brush between both by the pretences of the of Mönchengladbach.

"I want to struggle until sometime 'Jogi' Löw decide by me and I was the number one in the goal. All what can do is to have a good performance and be to a level high physically so that at the end there is also a renewal in the goal in the German selection. I want to be the best goalkeeper of Germany, want to be in the goal of the selection, want to change the current status. For this go to give it all", commented does a time Ter Stegen.

But this wish did not fulfil in the following apparitions of the combined germano and the ex of the Borussia Mönchengladbach followed 'sucking' bench, something that bothered him, as it admitted in front of the press. "Not playing has been a hard hit and is not easy to find an explanation. I give my best version in each party to do him but difficult the decision to the seleccionador. I try to go in in the goal as it was. Neuer Has done it well but has been a hard hit for me", aimed.

Neuer Loaded against Ter Stegen does some months

These words of the culé did not like him at all to Neuer, that did not doubt in loading against him for thinking in his wishes and no in the ones of the selection. "I listened what said and did not like me because it could have me spoken directly. The only reason by which am headline is because I am playing well. Always I think in the good of the team and do not know if something like this is good for the group especially when it treats of our position. There are a lot of very good goalkeepers in Germany. I understand that the one who do not play was unsatisfied but the important is the success of the team and have to support us", affirmed.

The crossing of statements between the two has been recurrent in the last year and half and Marc answered him just before the Dortmund-Barcelona of League of Champions of beginning of course. "It is a feeling that have, have expectations and have to express it. In the last years can see how have comported me and think that what has said Neuer is not just", affirmed. From these statements have gone back to find in an announcement of Germany in which it played a crash each one. Now they will see the faces in Lisbon in a duel in which they could jump sparks.

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