Bayern Munich coach Heynckes wary of Besiktas threat - FCNaija

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 11/12/2017

Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has insisted that the Bavarian will have their work cut out for them when they clash with Besiktas in the round of the 16 tie in the Champions League encounter.

The Bundesliga giants were paired with Super Lig holders in Monday's draw which the first leg will be played in Allianz Arena February 20 before the return leg in Vodafone Arena Istanbul on March 14.

Besiktas qualify for the knockout stage unbeaten in their group, and the 72-year-old coach Heynckes has paid tribute to the Turkish outfit ahead of their two-legged affair.

"They are a very good team. We need to bring our best performances to both games in order to progress," Heynckes told reporters.

Heynckes has suffered one defeat with Bayern Munich since his fourth spell with the club after replacing Carlo Ancelotti at the helm, have never lost a competitive match against a Turkish side in European competition.