Champions League: Bayern face uphill task

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Champions League: Bayern face uphill task

<p>Bayern Munich will be looking to overturn a two goal deficit when they take on Porto in the second leg of their quarter-final clash at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. </p> <p>Coach Pep Guardiola said on Monday that French winger Franck Ribery was highly unlikely to recover from an ankle injury in time while adding that only a treble would be enough for the Bavarians. </p> <p>Bayern’s 3-1 defeat in the first leg was their second in six Champions League matches while Porto remain unbeaten in this season’s competition. </p> <p>The Portuguese side will be without suspended duo Alex Sandro and Danilo while striker Jackson Martinez remains doubtful after suffering a groin injury. </p> <p>Elsewhere, French champions Paris Saint Germain face the daunting task of knocking out Spanish giants Barcelona after suffering a 3-1 home defeat in the first leg. </p> <p>Defender Dani Alves will return from suspension while <span class="caps">PSG</span>’s Thiago Silva will miss the second leg at the Camp Nou due to injury. </p> <p>In the 281 knockout ties played in the European Cup, only six teams have progressed after losing the first leg at home.</p>