Thursday April 11 2013
‘Bayern Munich are best in Europe’

Roberto Bettega and Gianluca Vialli believe that former club Juventus were knocked out by the best side in the Champions League.

The Old Lady exited the European Cup on Wednesday against a Bayern Munich team who, after winning the first leg 2-0, won by the same scoreline in Turin.

“The best side won,” Vialli, who lifted the trophy with the Old Lady in 1996, commented. “Bayern have been the strongest side on the continent for two years now.

“They have some young players, but they are used to playing in these games. This German side is solid and complete.

“But Juventus have now understood what is needed to arrive at the highest levels, they require a leader in attack.”

Bettega, an ex-striker and club official, said: “Juventus were faced with the best in the competition, better even than Real Madrid and Barcelona.

“Having conceded the first goal tonight, the light went out for Juventus. At that point there was no longer the necessary reaction to combat Bayern.”

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