FC Bayern München tops FC Barcelona 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

MUNICH. FC Bayern München defeats FC Barcelona with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Hernandez (50') and a goal from L. Sane (54').

FC Bayern München tops FC Barcelona 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

MUNICH. FC Bayern München defeats FC Barcelona with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Hernandez (50′) and a goal from L. Sane (54′).

The match was played at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich on Tuesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Danny Desmond Makkelie who had the assistance of Hessel Steegstra and Jan de Vries. The 4th official was Allard Lindhout. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.7 degrees Celsius or 62.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 13 Total 18
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 9 Off Target 14
  • 3 Shots blocked 3
  • 85 Attack 123
  • 58 Dangerous attack 63
  • 92 Ball safe​ 93
  • 11 Free Kicks 15
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 4
  • 3 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 12 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. FC Bayern München was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. FC Barcelona that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Attitude and shots

FC Barcelona was putting more pressure with 63 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyway, FC Bayern München managed to find the solution to win this match.​

FC Bayern München shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Barcelona shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target.

Cards

FC Bayern München received 2 yellow cards (M. Sabitzer and J. Kimmich). Regarding the opposition, FC Barcelona received 1 yellow card (S. Busquets).

Match Timeline

M. Sabitzer- Yellow
19'
N. Mazraoui- sub ->B. Pavard
21'
L. Goretzka- sub ->M. Sabitzer
46'
48'
S. Busquets- Yellow
L. Hernandez(goal)J. Kimmich
50'
L. Sane(goal)J. Musiala
54'
61'
F. Torres- sub ->Raphinha
61'
F. de Jong- sub ->Gavi
S. Gnabry- sub ->S. Mane
70'
70'
E. Garcia- sub ->A. Christensen
J. Kimmich- Yellow
74'
M. Tel- sub ->L. Sane
80'
R. Gravenberch- sub ->J. Musiala
80'
80'
A. Fati- sub ->O. Dembele
80'
F. Kessie- sub ->S. Busquets

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
6
2
3
2

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
3
2

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
4
2
2
2
1
2

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

After playing this match, FC Bayern München has 6 points to occupy the 1st place in the standings. On the other side, FC Barcelona stays with 3 points (2nd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, FC Bayern München will host Viktoria Plzeň on the 4th of October with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of FC Bayern München (0 draws).

FC Barcelona will play away agasint Viktoria Plzeň on the 1st of November with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of FC Barcelona (0 draws).

FC Bayern München – Formation

FC Bayern München
G
M. Neuer 1.Germany
7.4
D
L. Hernández Pi 21.France
7.7
Goals50'
D
B. Pavard 5.France
6.4
21'
D
D. Upamecano 2.France
7.7
D
A. Davies 19.Canada
7.1
M
M. Sabitzer 18.Austria
7.1
46' 19'
M
J. Kimmich 6.Germany
7.8
74'
M
S. Mané 17.Senegal
6.8
70'
M
L. Sané 10.Germany
7.5
80' Goals54'
M
J. Musiala 42.Germany
7.4
80'
F
T. Müller 25.Germany
6.8
Substitutes
G
S. Ulreich 26.Germany
D
N. Mazraoui 40.Morocco
7.4
21'
D
M. de 4.Netherlands
D
J. Stanisic 44.Germany
M
L. Goretzka 8.Germany
6.7
46'
M
R. Gravenberch 38.Netherlands
6.5
80'
F
M. Tel 39.France
6.8
80'
F
J. Choupo-Moting 13.Cameroon
F
S. Gnabry 7.Germany
6.5
70'

FC Bayern München started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Julian Nagelsmann decided to play with the following team: Manuel Neuer (7.4), Benjamin Pavard (6.4), Dayot Upamecano (7.7), Lucas Hernández (7.7), Alphonso Davies (7.1), Joshua Kimmich (7.8), Marcel Sabitzer (7.1), Leroy Sané (7.5), Jamal Musiala (7.4), Sadio Mané (6.8) and Thomas Müller (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Mathys Tel (6.8), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Leon Goretzka (6.7), Noussair Mazraoui (7.4), Ryan Gravenberch (6.5), Serge Gnabry (6.5), Matthijs de Ligt, Sven Ulreich and Josip Stanišić.

FC Bayern München could not rely on the presence of N. Mazraoui (injured).

Substitutions

FC Bayern München made 5 changes: B. Pavard for N. Mazraoui (21′), M. Sabitzer for L. Goretzka (46′), S. Mane for S. Gnabry (70′), L. Sane for M. Tel (80′) and J. Musiala for R. Gravenberch (80′).

Best player: Joshua Kimmich​

The most impressive player for FC Bayern München was Joshua Kimmich even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 61 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

FC Barcelona – Formation

FC Barcelona
G
M. ter Stegen 1.Germany
6.2
D
M. Alonso 17.Spain
7.2
D
A. Christensen 15.Denmark
6.8
70'
D
J. Koundé 23.France
6.7
D
R. Araújo 4.Uruguay
6.8
M
S. Busquets 5.Spain
7.2
80' 48'
M
Pedri 8.Spain
7.0
M
P. Gaviria 30.Spain
7.3
61'
F
R. Lewandowski 9.Poland
6.9
F
O. Dembélé 7.France
6.5
80'
F
R. Dias Belloli 22.Brazil
6.2
61'
Substitutes
G
A. Tenas 36.Spain
G
I. Peña 26.Spain
D
G. Pique 3.Spain
D
E. García 24.Spain
6.5
70'
D
J. Alba 18.Spain
D
H. Bellerín 2.Spain
D
A. Balde 28.Spain
M
F. de 21.Netherlands
7.3
61'
M
F. Kessié 19.Côte d'Ivoire
6.7
80'
F
F. Torres 11.Spain
6.8
61'
F
A. Fati 10.Spain
6.8
80'
F
M. Depay 14.Netherlands

FC Barcelona started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Xavier Hernández Creus played with: Marc-André ter Stegen (6.2), Jules Koundé (6.7), Ronald Araújo (6.8), Andreas Christensen (6.8), Marcos Alonso (7.2), Gavi (7.3), Sergio Busquets (7.2), Pedri (7.0), Raphinha (6.2), Robert Lewandowski (6.9) and Ousmane Dembélé (6.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Gerard Piqué, Eric García (6.5), Jordi Alba, Frenkie de Jong (7.3), Ferran Torres (6.8), Arnau Tenas, Ansu Fati (6.8), Héctor Bellerín, Memphis Depay, Franck Kessié (6.7), Iñaki Peña and Alejandro Balde.

Substitutions

FC Barcelona made 5 changes: Raphinha for F. Torres (61′), Gavi for F. de Jong (61′), A. Christensen for E. Garcia (70′), O. Dembele for A. Fati (80′) and S. Busquets for F. Kessie (80′).

Best player: Gavi​

The most impressive player for FC Barcelona was Gavi.

His rating is (7.3) with 24 passes (83% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​