German Giant, Bayern Munich will begin their Champions League campaign against Valencia on Wednesday full of confidence after their best start to a season in 12 years, when they went on to win the European title against the Spanish team.
Bayern's dramatic loss on penalties to Chelsea in the Champions League final May prompted the German giants to embark on a spending spree.
Bayern has won their first five competitive matches of the season with a club record 12 goals from its opening three Bundesliga games
It was a game that you never forget, it stays with you a lifetime,' Bayern defender Holger Badstuber said of the match against Chelsea. 'It was a heavy blow but we've coped with it. Every player took his own conclusions from it. It should spur us on and not hamper us. It's a new season now. We have new targets to aim for.'