Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal go to German champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday for the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash (7.45pm kick-off).
The Gunners got back to winning ways last weekend with a 2-0 win over Hull at the Emirates, with Alexis Sanchez becoming the Premier League’s top-scorer with both goals in the victory.
It means that Wenger’s men take some confidence to the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, although Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern have been in splendid form so far this term.
The German giants are once again top of the Bundesliga having lost just one of their 20 league games this term, winning 15.
Ancelotti’s men are also unbeaten at home this season, having won seven of their 10 league games, both of their German Cup matches, and all three of their Champions League group games thus far.
In fact, they haven’t lost at home since March of last year when Mainz produced a stunning 2-1 win in the Bundesliga, so it’s clear that Arsenal have got quite the challenge awaiting them on Wednesday night.
However, the Gunners know that they are capable of beating Bayern, and here are THREE reasons why they will do just that on Wednesday…