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Football: Dante demands Bayern return to winning ways

Published on Apr 4, 2014 7:57 AM
Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger (left) challenges Manchester United's Michael Carrick during their Champions League quarter-final first leg soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester on April 1, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

BERLIN (AFP) - Brazil defender Dante has targeted three Bundesliga points at Augsburg on Saturday to get Bayern Munich back to winning ways ahead of next week's Champions League clash with Manchester United.

"The best way to get ready for Manchester United is to play well against Augsburg," said centre-back Dante ahead of the Bavarian derby.

"We need to go into the challenges will full power and play with full concentration." Bayern have drawn their last two matches - an unusual state of affairs for the Bavarian giants this season.

Having won the title with a record seven games to spare following their 3-1 win at Hertha Berlin ten days ago, Dante admits the European champions have suffered a slight dip.

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