The Czech Republic had the worst possible start to the tournament when they were thumped by Russia but a 1-0 win over Poland saw them progress as the surprise winners of Group A, and possibly face Germany.
Before this game started, most experts would have named Russia as the winners of group A and as both of the final matches ambled towards half time, it looked as if all teams involved were settling for a 0-0 draw.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has confirmed that Jupp Heynckes' position as the manager of the club will not change despite finishing as the runners up in three different competitions.
Bayern Munich finished in the second position in the domestic league to Dortmund, while they also suffered a 5-2 loss at the hands of their league rivals in the DFB Cup. The Champions League final against Chelsea offered them the only chance to win the title that would save their season.
Bayern Munich midfielder Arjen Robben has ended the speculation surrounding his future by signing a new contract extension with the German giants. Arjen Robben's future has been under constant radar in the last few months due to the fact that it had only one year left.
Bayern Munich could have a very tough match on their hands at the Santiago Bernabeu according to the Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who has spoken of this crucial match between the two clubs.
Matches between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have been one of the most frequent in the Champions League history.
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber has said that the players of Bayern Munich do not have nothing to lose in the second leg encounter with Real Madrid.
Bayern Munich came away from the first leg after having defeated Real Madrid 2-1 after a late goal from Mario Gomez.
This significant advantage now means that Bayern Munich can play for a draw at the Santiago Bernabeu when the second leg match between the two clubs takes place next week. Ribery opened the scoring for Bayern Munich after a difficult first few minutes for the home team.
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said that he is not worried about the rumours circulating about his future following a run of very poor results.
Bayern Munich were doing extremely well in the initial part of the campaign, but their form has nosedived both in the domestic and European fronts.
As a result, Bayern Munich are at the stage where they have conceded the possibility of winning the title. This comes as a major shock for many who have witnessed Bundesliga over the years. It has been more than 20 years since Bayern Munich were out of the title race by March.
German football superpower Bayern Munich might not hold the rights of Germany international striker Lukas Podolski anymore, but the Bavarian side is the one that is in line to make a significant profit if the former Bayern man is sold to English Premier League club at the end of the season by his current club Koln.
Bayern Munich have confirmed the fact that star midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will be missing several weeks of the season due to the ankle injury suffered recently.
Bastian Schweinsteiger suffered an ankle injury recently and hobbled off the pitch. The worst was feared, and the fears turned out to be true after Bayern Munich confirmed that it may be several weeks before they get to see their star midfielder in action once again.
Jerome Boateng insists that his move to Bayern Munich has been the best decision he has made in his career. He only moved to Bayern last summer, but has already proven himself as a class act, and a star performer for the club.
Boateng recently announced that one of his best decisions for his professional career was joining Munich, before going on to say that he feels at home in Munich, and that the local mentality is just perfect for him.
Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness has said that Bayern Munich are set for much bigger things in the future. Bayern Munich recently made it into the Champions League final against Inter Milan, but could not repeat the success in 2001.
As a result, Bayern Munich still wait for their first major trophy in Europe since the start of the decade. However, they have been absolutely unstoppable in the Bundesliga this season. The signing of Arjen Robben from Real Madrid and Mario Gomez from Stuttgart seems to have injected the necessary pace to the side.