Pep Guardiola has admitted that he knows how much expectation his Bayern Munich side will face this season.
Speaking to the club's official website, the Spaniard stated that there will be pressure on his side to win every single game this coming campaign.
He highlighted this extreme expectancy following his first competitive win for the European Champions. BSV Rehden - from the fourth-tier of German football - weren't a threat to Bayern, who brushed them aside in a 5-0 drubbing.
However, Guardiola was still very respectful to his opponents, declaring: "Cup ties are always dangerous. Four Bundesliga clubs were knocked out yesterday. We're satisfied about going through."
Walking into the home of the Champions League holders, the former Barcelona man will not want to rock an already plain sailing ship. The immense success of Munich's last campaign also transcended to the Bundesliga, where they won the league by a country mile.
Having only lost one domestic game throughout the 2012/13 season, expectation is going to be higher than it usually would be at this titanic German club.
"I'm aware of which club I've joined, we have to win every match, but that's normal. People always want more," Guardiola added. "I accept the pressure. We've only been together seven weeks so we still have to improve a lot."
Bayern Munich's defence of their league crown commences this weekend at home to Borussia Monchengladbach.
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