6 May 2012, Sunday /REUTERS
Bayern Munich is stronger going into this month’s Champions League final against Chelsea than they were at the same stage two years ago, according to captain Philipp Lahm.
The Bavarians, who lost the 2010 final to Inter Milan, take on Chelsea in their own Munich Stadium on May 19. “Our belief is greater than two years ago,” the 28-year-old Lahm told a small group of reporters at the team’s training ground this week. “We are a group of players at the best football age. As a generation you are always measured according to titles and in Germany an international title is always necessary.”