Originally Posted by dunksby
Schweini might not be the best, but what you said goes both ways eh? We beat Juve 4-0 on aggregate with an excellent Schweinsteiger while Pirlo was dominated. Furthermore, basic football tells any coach to disable the opponent's creative and playmaking elements, so of course we had to do a job on Pirlo.
My point is that Bayern feared Pirlo, but no team ever feared Schweinsteiger. Other teams gameplan against Ribery and Robben, not him.
Which is why, in the grand scheme of things, Prilo is the superior and more valuable player.