Here’s my piece about Lampard’s return to face Bayern Munich as manager of Chelsea posted on the blog I write for called All Things Chelsea
Chelsea’s most important two games of the season come in the form of 2012’s Champions League final rivals Bayern Munich. In what will be Chelsea’s sternest test this season, the German champions come into this game after going top of the Bundesliga after a 3-2 win against bottom-placed Paderborn. Bayern have rested key players and are well prepared for the first leg of the tie at Stamford Bridge.
The German behemoths will be looking to vindicate ‘that night in Munich’ when the Blues were spurred on to win the game and lift the holy grail of club football, courtesy an inspired Didier Drogba and a Frank Lampard-led cohesive unit on the pitch. ‘That night in Munich’ made heroes and turned ordinary players into legends forever casting their glow on the club in what was Chelsea’s maiden Champions League trophy triumph.
This time around, Frank Lampard leads the Blues again, but…
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