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Muller and Olic for tought challenge Zurich

champions league bayern v zurich liveBayern Munich duo Thomas Muller and Ivica Olic are bracing themselves for a tough challenge from Swiss club Zurich in the Champions League first leg play-off round.

The giants from Munich are at home for the first leg on Wednesday and know that they will have to take a strong advantage for the away leg to progress to the group stage of Europe League competition.

Bayern are also the host of the Champions League final this season, and Muller is dreaming of playing in that game.

"Reaching the final would be a dream come true," the German attacker told, adding that Zurich are "out to make life hard".

Forward Olic is enthusiastic about playing in the Champions League and has underlined the importance of taking part in it.

"The Champions League is an absolute highlight for me," he enthused. "As a kid I looked forward to the TV coverage the entire week.

"The competition is simply the best there is. We have to take part."

Bayern are boosted by the news that influential Dutch winger Arjen Robben has recovered from a recent back problem and has been deemed fit for the first-leg encounter.