Champions League final

Ballack backs Bayern to beat Blues

May 1, 2012
Michael Ballack believes Bayern Munich have an "emotional advantage'' over Chelsea and has made them favourites to win the Champions League final later this month.

The showpiece match will be played at the German side's home ground the Allianz Arena on May 19 and Ballack, who left Bayern to join Chelsea in the summer of 2006, recognises that is a difficult obstacle to surmount for the Londoners.

He told German tabloid newspaper Bild: "I think Barcelona would have been the only ...

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