Barring a tweak in midfield, Bayern’s return leg against Real Madrid felt like a repeat of the first. The Bavarians dominated the game thoroughly, but failed to capitalise and paid the price.
In a gripping game against Real Madrid, Bayern displayed some strong moments. James Rodríguez stood out as the pivot in attack, as Thomas Müller and others failed to take their chances yet again.
FC Bayern München played some fantastic football against Real Madrid but they were undone by their own failings to lose 3:4 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich will be going to the Santiago Bernabeu looking for two goals and bidding to shut down Real Madrid with the strongest possible lineup.
FC Bayern have a 1:2 deficit to overcome in their Champions League semi against Real Madrid on Tuesday. Seven Bayern Central writers suggest ideas to get the job done.
Once again, Bayern head into the seething cauldron in Madrid. Once again, they find themselves having to come back from behind after a traumatic 1:2 defeat at the Allianz Arena. After last year’s heartbreak, it is now the time to break the spell of the evil white witch of Madrid.
Jupp Heynckes should make a daring move by benching Robert Lewandowski in favour of Sandro Wagner in FC Bayern’s Champions League semis, second leg, at Real Madrid on May 1.
Bayern used a well-known tactical formula to stifle Real Madrid. Tactically, it worked. It is a shame that the attack failed to turn chances into goals.
In Bayern’s wasteful team performance against Real Madrid, Joshua Kimmich and Franck Ribéry were the least terrible.
FC Bayern München have a better team than Real Madrid this season, but without composure, they risk throwing away another Champions League semi-final.