Bayern Munich Defender Alphonso Davies Names Barcelona Star As His Toughest Opponent

Bayern Munich Defender Alphonso Davies Names Barcelona Star As His Toughest Opponent

  • Alphonso Davies has identified winger Ousmane Dembele as the player he has struggled most against
  • The Bayern and Barcelona stars have faced off twice this season in the UEFA Champions League
  • Dembele is currently injured and is expected to return to action when Barca faces Real Madrid in April

Alphonso Davies is rated as one of the best defenders in the world but the Bayern Munich star is weary of the threats possessed by Barcelona winger, Ousmane Dembele.

Davies has faced Dembele on three different occasions, most recently when the Bavarians squared up against La Blaugrana in the group stages of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League.

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Bayern Munich defender, Alphonso Davies says Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele is the attacker that has troubled him the most. Photo by Anadolu Agency.
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According to Sportskeeda, the Canadian defender has named the French attacker as the toughest opponent he has faced when speaking to popular YouTuber, IShowSpeed on a recent stream.

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"Ousmane Dembélé. The guy is fast. I did my best & held my ground though," Davies commented.

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Davies and Dembele played in both Champions League encounters when Bayern Munich met Barcelona, which the Bavarians won 2-0 at the Allianz Arena and 3-0 at Camp Nou respectively.

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Meanwhile, Davies and goalkeeper, Milan Borjan are back with the Canadian men’s national soccer team for its March Nations League matches, The Athletic reports.

The Reds called up the Bayern defender to the 23-man roster for their upcoming matches against Curaçao on March 25 and at home against Honduras on March 28.

Canada, who were knocked out of the 2022 World Cup at the group stages, are bidding to reach both the CONCACAF Nationals League final and qualify for the Gold Cup.

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Davies rushes to meet family

Sports Brief previously reported on an awesome video of Bayern star, Davies rushing to meet his family watching from the stands in Qatar.

It was a lovely moment as he met his people despite his country suffering a defeat against Morocco in their last game at the 2022 World Cup.

Davies was in action for Canada but was unable to help his nation against the more determined Moroccans, who finished as Group F leaders.

Source: Sports Brief News