Barcelona 0-3 Bayern Munich: Catalans suffer ANOTHER mauling to German giants as Thomas Muller’s deflected strike and Robert Lewandowski brace sees ‘Koeman Out’ emerge at Nou Camp
- Barcelona have been overwhelmed 3-0 at house to German giants Bayern Munich on Tuesday
- Thomas Muller’s first-half shot deflected in off Eric Garcia for the opening purpose
- Robert Lewandowski confirmed his predatory abilities to rating a second-half brace
- A ‘Koeman Out’ banner emerged from a flat Camp Nou stadium on Tuesday
A ‘Koeman Out’ banner was displayed on the Camp Nou, and after one other depressing European night time for Barcelona by the hands of Bayern Munich the Dutch coach’s future is now on the road.
Ronald Koeman’s workforce have been rolled over by Bayern Munich 3-0 however worse than the outcome was the efficiency. They defended deep, they have been swamped in midfield and posed virtually no menace in assault.
It was a distinctly Europa League efficiency from Barcelona and enjoying this fashion that is likely to be the place they find yourself in a tough group that features Benfica and Dynamo Kiev.
Bayern Munich claimed one other snug win at Barcelona with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday
Robert Lewandowski scored two second-half objectives to take his purpose tally to 10 already
A ‘Koeman Out’ banner emerged on the Camp Nou on a foul night time for supervisor Ronald (above)
It’s arduous not to have some sympathy for Koeman. Barça lost 8-2 to Bayern two years in the past and since then they’ve allowed Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to depart. He has a far weaker squad than his predecessors and final night time he had to flip to 17-year-old Gavi and 18-year-old Yusuf Demir after Bayern’s second purpose went in.
But Barcelona supporters have to blame somebody and the best way Koeman set them up final night time was an open invitation for Bayern Munich to take the sport to the house facet. He additionally failed to change the plan on the break regardless of them being second greatest within the first half.
Jordi Alba supplied some attacking menace early on however naturally he missed Messi getting on the top of his crosses. His first centre went past Sergio Roberto and from one other Ronald Araujo headed over.
The Champions League heavyweight conflict was performed out in a flat 40,000 Camp Nou crowd
The site visitors was primarily going a technique: in the direction of Marc Andre ter Stegen. Jamal Musiala was Bayern’s most threatening ahead and Gerard Pique had to slide in to block his shot.
It appeared with each Bayern assault Barcelona took one other step again in the direction of their very own purpose. That tactic left loads of area in entrance on the sting of the realm and from there Thomas Muller scored with a shot from distance that hit Eric Garcia’s bottom wrong-footing Ter Stegen.
Barcelona now wanted a purpose however even the electrical Memphis Depay appeared one-paced when Alphonso Davies dispossessed him.
Thomas Muller (second left)’s first-half shot crashed into the online off Eric Garcia (second proper)
Lewandowski (third left) then poked in a second purpose 10 minutes after the half-time break
Ter Stegen prevented Bayern taking a 2-0 purpose lead at the beginning of the second half saving nicely from Leroy Sane. But Robert Lewandowski did make it two from shut vary after Musiala’s shot had come off the publish.
Koeman lastly rang the modifications and their have been whistles for Sergio Roberto when he went off. The Camp Nou bought behind Philippe Coutinho when he got here on and he curled a shot over Manuel Neuer’s crossbar. Alba hobbled off with 20 minutes left changed by 18-year-old Alejandro Balde. Another teenager for the titanic job of staging a comeback towards Bayern.
There was no recovery. And when Serge Gnabry hit the publish Lewandowski was readily available once more to rating the third.
The ‘Koeman Out’ banner had lengthy been taken down however this was an terrible begin to Barcelona’s Champions League marketing campaign and the coach will get the blame.
The Polish ahead (second left) slammed house a 3rd late on after Serge Gnabry’s preliminary shot