The Bavarian pair have stated that despite a three-goal deficit, Pep Guardiola’s men can still make the Champions League final.
Inspired by the mercurial Lionel Messi, the Catalan giants take a comprehensive lead to the Allianz Arena tonight and are overwhelming favourites to make the final in Berlin on June 6.
However, despite the size of the task ahead for the Bavarian hosts, two of their first-team players believe the side can overhaul the three-goal difference.
David Alaba, who is currently unavailable through injury, has admitted that he is fitting to be fit for the final in the belief that Bayern will qualify.
"We'll win 4-0 and I hope to recover in time for the final,” Marca report the Austria international as saying.
Meanwhile, the Spanish newspaper also stated that Mehdi Benatia has also been talking up his team’s chances, with the former Roma defender stating that the tie was not yet over.
Bayern overcame a 3-1 first leg defeat against Porto in the last round to eliminate the Primeria Liga outfit with conviction in the home leg.
Since Pep Guardiola took over at the Allianz Arena, the Bavarians have failed to make the Champions League final, with a heavy defeat at the same stage by eventual winners Real Madrid last season.
Barcelona will know that an away goal will all-but end the tie, with Luis Enrique’s men still in the hunt for a momentous treble this season.