It is no large secret on how you place at FC Bayern for a season. No title than a bad round, championship, or Double traps in the section neat and the Triple in the category of outstanding. Since Wednesday evening that the Munich football player will make this season outstanding.
1:3 (1:1) lost in the first knockout round of the Champions League against Liverpool and failed in order to Dortmund (against Tottenham) and Chelsea (against Manchester City) as the third German team to an English club. The Bayern fans had planned a big European Cup night, and with an impressive choreography also documented. "Pack mas" is not contrary to emblazoned the Munich players when they marched into the Arena, in the end, they Packed up the table to second in the Premier League but then – and this was the course of the game, also appropriate.
Van Dijk provides for the preliminary rounds
Sadio Mané brought Liverpool the lead, but an own goal from Joel Matip led before the break to compensate. In the second passage, Virgil van Dijk finished the Munich's hopes of marriage knockout in the final phase resulted in the final score.
The game started intensely, but with a lot of respect on both sides. In the first 25 minutes, both Teams were in their territory, and coordinated their attacks with extreme caution. Thiagos shot from distance was as little a target as Firminos attempt.
Liverpool, who have already had to replace after 13 minutes of their injured captain Jordan Henderson by Fabinho, finally chose a simple as tried and tested means to take the lead. Virgil Van Dijk, in the first leg yellow locked, hit a Ball from their own defensive zone on the penalty area of Bayern edge. There Sadio Mané received the shipment grateful to be a fooled out geeilten Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and clipped loosely to the 0:1. A possible extension was 0:0 in the first leg a thing of the past, the Bavarians needed to come this time at least two goals for the Next. To the first, it lasted for not even a quarter of an hour. Niklas Süle put the start Gnabry on the right wing, had the Ball powerfully inside threshed, where the former Schalke Joel Matip pushed his toe against those Lewandowski, the angle is set incorrectly. The Ball flew into his own goal to compensate for the majority of the 70,000 spectators registered in the Munich Arena, joyous, raving like a madman. That was 1:1 at the break, thanks to the Munich and New, the reacted after an attempt by Andrew Robertson from the a few meters.
In the second section of the guests start something better. One of those hit-and-run counter, which they had feared at Bayern so much, Mohamed Salah with a fierce shot, again saved New. Liverpool increased the pressure on the "Reds", who joined the Bavarian Red is in white jerseys with gray Sleeves, pushed for the new leadership. On the grandstand registered national coach, Joachim Löw, that the balance of forces began to shift. Liverpool mimed the possession of the ball team, Bayern needed their second goal. You tried after about an hour, also reinforced, in the hope that Gnabry would provide the necessary gaps.More about
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failed tilled On the left side, Franck Ribery, was missing most of the last precision. Robert Lewandowski found against the sturdy Liverpool defence is hardly a path to the goal. A standard situation shocked the Bavarians finally. Van Dijk put the Ball after a corner from James Milner's head for powerful the 1:2 to the Munich-based network and trumped in the air battle, Mats Hummels and Javi Martinez. Anyone who was hoping for a stormy Munich, though, was disappointed. Liverpool have not managed skillfully, the result, a turnaround appeared in sight. Leaded second goal this evening, by head made, ended the night a the bottom line is that pretty Mat of Munich European Cup. (Tsp)