Previous
Real Sociedad
Elche
2
0
LIVE 40'
Game Details
SC Freiburg
VfB Stuttgart
1
1
LIVE HT
Game Details
Marseille
Nantes
2
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Dordrecht '90
Willem II Tilburg
0
3
LIVE 69'
Game Details
Guimaraes
Moreirense
8:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Rostov
FK Amkar Perm
1
1
FT
Game Details
Next
Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
2:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Mar 27, 2014

'Bayern must get into Rooney's head'

Former England captain Tony Adams has told Bayern Munich to provoke Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney in their upcoming Champions League quarterfinal.

Schaaf: Deutscher Meister! Rekordmeister!
Payne: Humiliation now commonplace
• Eastham: Prem's best weekend bets

Rooney, 28, has struck 29 goals in 79 Champions League games, and in the absence of Robin van Persie he will be United’s main threat against Bayern.

Former Arsenal skipper Adams, though, feels the European champions can stop the England international by getting into his head.

“Without a doubt, Wayne Rooney is one of the best attackers in the world,” Adams said in Sport Bild.

“How do you play against him? I would have kicked him off the pitch. I think looking at his performances in recent years, then you have to say he can look frustrated fairly quickly.

“When somebody provokes him, he tends to overreact like no other player.

“He can be easily goaded. But if you let him play, then he will play. And then Bayern Munich will have a problem.”

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.