Was that the last chance to win the Champions League? The Bavarians have raised the question. When will Bayern reach the Champions League final again? We take a look at their challenges.
Niko Kovac will be coaching his first Champions League game, while Thomas Müller marks his 100th appearance. The expectations are high for the Bundesliga champions after years of disappointment in Europe.
Schalke were hoping to find some inspiration in Europe's top club competition, and although they didn't win there was good reason to be satisfied. Their opponents, Porto, were awarded two penalties in Gelsenkirchen.
Bundesliga exports Jürgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel are set to clash on the sidelines on the opening matchday of the Champions League as Liverpool host PSG. Borussia Dortmund are in Bruges and Schalke host Porto.
Schalke's start to the 2018-19 season has been far from ideal. With the Champions League on the horizon, they need to bag their first win before their packed fixture list gets the better of them.
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