12 Feb Bayern Munich vs. U.A.N.L – Football Match Report – February 11, 2021
Bundesliga facet Bayern Munich beat Liga MX’s Tigres 1-Zero to win the FIFA Membership World Cup in Qatar on Thursday and safe their sixth trophy within the final 12 months.
Bayern regarded to have scored within the 18th minute by means of a strong Joshua Kimmich strike from exterior the realm, however VAR dominated that Robert Lewandowski obstructed Tigres keeper Nahuel Guzman from an offside place and the purpose was chalked off.
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Guzman was beneath fixed stress all through the primary half and saved photographs from Benjamin Pavard and Alphonso Davies, whereas seeing Leroy Sane clatter a shot off his submit as the primary half completed scoreless.
The Bavarians have been lacking a number of gamers, together with Thomas Muller, Leon Goretzka and Javi Martinez to COVID-19 infections and Jerome Boateng, who returned to Germany for private causes.
Regardless of lacking key gamers Bayern continued to pin again Tigres, the primary North American membership to achieve the ultimate, with their high-pressing sport.
Tigres continued to frustrate the UEFA Champions League holders within the second half, however Bayern discovered their opener on the hour mark when Guzman tipped a save into the trail of Pavard to complete into an empty internet and provides his team the lead.
Bayern saved the stress on after going forward and left Tigres, winners of the CONCACAF Champions League, to wrestle as they regarded to discover a method again into the match.
The victory gave Bayern and Hansi Flick their sixth trophy within the final calendar 12 months, together with the Bundesliga, the German Tremendous Cup and the DFB Pokal, amongst others.
“We now have the six pack now,” Lewandowski stated after the match. “This can be a particular story. We have been determined to win this title. Now we will savour this on the flight again.”
Bayern, who received their different Membership World Cup in 2013, be a part of the 2009 Barcelona team as the one two sides to carry all six main out there trophies on provide on the identical time.
Flick has a 58-5-5 report in 68 video games since taking up as supervisor of Bayern, having received extra titles over that length than his team has misplaced matches.
After the match, Tigres coach Ricardo Ferretti stated he was disenchanted within the consequence, however thought his team performed properly in opposition to a troublesome foe.
“I feel the act of arriving to the ultimate speaks to the great issues we now have accomplished,” Ferretti stated. “Right now we performed a terrific opponent, they have been higher and so they deserve the trophy.
“I feel we did not break down, it was good, we tried to assault in opposition to a well-defending team. I do not go away comfortable, however glad for the hassle.”
Data from Reuters was used on this report.