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Bayern Munich – Tottenham Hotspur 3: 1: Perfect group play! FCB also beats Spurs – Transgaming

by: Adam Smith


Bayern Munich is the first German club to have a perfect Champions League group game with six wins from six matches. In the 6th round, the team of coach Hansi Flick won 3-1 (2-1) against Tottenham Hotspur.

"I have to compliment my team, especially after the two games we played well, but the boom, and not everything was good today, but we scored goals and won the game," he said Flick joined his team after the final whistle Cloud,

The round of 16 will be drawn at 12 noon next Monday 16 December. "The finale is a dream of ours, "admitted Captain Manuel Neuer confidently." We know how the last season went. Unfortunately we lost to Liverpool. We see who we get and then we think from round to round. "

Bayern – Tottenham Hotspur: The analysis

Flick switched the starting lineup to five positions after a 2-1 defeat at Gladbach: Pavard, Martinez, Coutinho, Perisic and Gnabry all played for Goretzka, Müller, Lewandowski (all banks), Alaba (light pelvic compression) and Tolisso (thigh muscle hardening).

Interesting was the location of Perisic, which replaced Lewandowski as a centerpiece – but interpreted this role variable and avoided the wings from time to time. In the 12th minute he prepared a double chance for Pavard and Thiago, but both failed. Two minutes later, Coman scored the deserved lead on the preparation of Gnabry.

Bayern dominated the game against a also durchrotiertes Tottenham originally wanted. Coach Mourinho had changed his starting lineup to six positions after beating Burnley 5-0. Kane and Alli were completely out of the squad, with Son sitting on the bench. But Sessegnon celebrated his starting debut, which he completed in the 20th in Tottenham's first dangerous penalty area with the surprising equalization. Boateng had made a ricochet before, Pavard had been wrong.

In the 24th, the next setback for FC Bayern followed: Coman had to be replaced after an action without opposing action suspected of serious injury to the left knee. For him came Müller, who took over the position in the storm center and Perisic displaced on the left.

Tottenham came into the game better, and at times a duel at eye level developed. The better chances, though, had Bavaria. In the 38th, Gnabry failed on aluminum in the 45th and Davies – Müller turned the margin, but quickly thought of 2: 1. Shortly thereafter, Coutinho chased the ball from distance to the crossbar.

The second half was significantly less eventful than the first. However, Coutinho, who became an asset and created some dangerous actions, made a positive impact. Almost consistently, he scored with a shot in the long corner in the 64th. 3: 1. A farmed Tottenham remained the final whistle. In 86, Flick joined 18-year-old young boy Zirkzee and helped him make his professional debut.

Data from the match FC Bayern – Tottenham Hotspur

target: 1: 0 Coman (14th), 1: 1 Sessegnon (20th), 2: 1 Müller (45th), 3: 1 Coutinho (64th)