what Sport that was. Bayern Munich scored a 4-2 victory over Wolfsburg, and half of it felt like a defeat, half like a fortunate theft. For context, that is the Niko Kovac-coached Wolfsburg facet which were racing up the Bundesliga desk for the final ten matches – a 7-3-0 streak unofficially halted in opposition to the Bavarians.
However this recreation had all of it. Drama, fast begin, playing cards – yellow and purple – sub first half, save. Disallowed goal. Even the looks of Bayern’s younger weapons!
Bild and Kicker even publish their opinions through iMiaSanMia afterwards, so let’s dive into how the German media receives issues.
- Bild delivers 5s to Joshua Kimmich and Alphonso Davies – effectively deserved. Kimmich put himself in examine with pointless strikes within the first half, and gathered a minimum of two tactical positions of the flawed type on his second yellow simply 55 minutes into the match.
- With Joao Cancelo bombing down the fitting wing, Davis had a extra conservative function (though he additionally progressed) and regarded like a fish out of water. Continuously a clumsy Bayern exit beneath strain, Davies was significantly free together with his contact and passes in midfield, lots of which have been intercepted. His night time was personified late on when he might have fired Mathis Thiele throughout the online for Bayern’s fifth objective, however the street was overdone by goalkeeper Quinn Kasteels as an alternative. The Canadian star can have higher nights, we’re positive of that.
- Talking of Cancelo, it was a second recreation and a second go. And for the second recreation in a row, he delivered a magnificence that most likely left multiple Bayern fan saying, “That is what a cross appears like.” Defender will get 2.5 (Kicker) and a couple of (Construct) – very noticeable!
- Kingsley Coman’s early contributions have been acknowledged, however maybe not even to the extent that they do her justice. An absolute peach for a objective – then a cross that Thomas Müller will virtually need an help for.
- Jan Sommer (4s each) will get dragged on right here, however the Swiss worldwide had a very good day in objective for Bayern, proper? It is a marvel Wolfsburg did not rating extra. That is half luck (Ridle Baku’s header) and half to his reflex save.
- Shake up a Paul Waner cameo! Issues acquired worse there on the finish, however it’s essential for the teenager to dip his toe increasingly into the primary crew waters with the intention to Rutten dies.
What do you consider these rankings? And if you would like to listen to extra, please try the post-game podcast! Tom and Schnitzel take you thru not solely the complete drama of Wolfsburg’s win however a preview of Bayern Munich Champions League Odds in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain, and extra turbulence between membership, supervisor and participant as Manuel Neuer’s harm saga threatens to show right into a seasons-long fireplace. Hear beneath or on Spotify!
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