14 Aug Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich – Football Match Report – August 14, 2020
Bayern Munich completely embarrassed Barcelona in a 8-2 Champions League win on Friday night time to ebook a spot within the semifinals of the match in Lisbon.
The loss was Barcelona’s worst-ever within the Champions League, whereas Bayern turned the primary team to attain eight targets in a UCL knockout-round recreation.
The match obtained off to a cracking begin with Thomas Muller placing Bayern forward early and David Alaba conceding an personal aim to Barcelona minutes later to place the scoreline at 1-1 inside the opening 10 minutes.
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Bayern then went again in entrance simply previous the 20-minute mark when Ivan Perisic picked up a cross from Serge Gnabry and fired previous Marc-Andre ter Stegen with a shot that took a slight deflection and wound up within the roof of the online.
It was 4-1 in Bayern’s favour quickly after as a rapid-fire jiffy noticed Muller arrange Gnabry with a stunning first-time cross for a aim earlier than notching his second of the match on the close to publish from a Joshua Kimmich help.
The German champions took the three-goal lead into the dressing room, with Barcelona reeling after a gap 45 minutes that noticed them concede 4 within the opening half of a UCL knockout-round recreation for the primary time in membership historical past.
Luis Suarez seemed to have given Barca a lifeline within the second half with and early aim, however Bayern hit proper again when Alphonso Davies tip-toed down the endline and reduce a cross again to Kimmich for a straightforward first time end to make it 5-2.
Bayern continued to pile on, this time by means of Robert Lewandowski, who headed house a cross from Barcelona loanee Philippe Coutinho.
The Brazil worldwide then scored a aim of his personal minutes later and added a second earlier than full-time to finish the Bundesliga champions’ 8-2 thrashing of Barcelona.
Hansi Flick’s aspect, who’re 9-Zero within the Champions League this season, now await the winner of Saturday’s match between Manchester Metropolis and Lyon to see who they will face within the semifinals on Wednesday, Aug. 19.