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Union Berlin knows Bayern Munich can handle a setback

Union Berlin is not expecting Bayern Munich to sulk after its loss to PSG.

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After Bayern Munich dropped a 3-2 decision to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Union Berlin manager Urs Ficher figured his team was going to have to dig down even deeper if it wanted to pull out a victory at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

“I assume that they will try to make up for the (PSG) defeat against us,” Fischer said to AFP (as captured by World Sports Talk). “They’ve shown more than once this season that they can handle setbacks well.”

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Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer knows his team is in for a battle against Bayern Munich.
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Bayern Munich, of course, is severely shorthanded entering the match as it will be missing such stars as Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, Alphonso Davies, Lucas Hernandez, and Niklas Süle, but none of that matters to Fischer.

The Swiss manager indicated it would still take a “perfect day” to walk out of Bavaria with a victory, but if any Bundesliga squad is equipped to come out swinging with Bayern Munich, Die Eisernen might be the one.