Bayern Munich entertained Barcelona at the Allianz Arena earlier tonight as they looked to earn a positive result in front of their home fans. The Bavarian club were quite bright in the first half but were held to a scoreless draw at half-time.
The home team made an excellent start to the second half as they opened the goal-scoring in the 50th minute courtesy of Lucas Hernandez’s solid header. Leroy found the back of the net just four minutes later with a superb finish as Bayern cruised to an impressive 2-0 win in Munich.
Let’s take a look at how each Bayern Munich player fared during the clash against Barcelona.
GK: Manuel Neuer – 7.5/10
The German keeper made a few crucial saves at the back and secured an impressive clean sheet tonight.
RB: Benjamin Pavard – 6/10
Pavard picked up an injury and had to be substituted early in the game.
CB: Dayot Upamecano – 8/10
He won a couple of aerial duels and was excellent when defending inside his half. Upamecano will be quite happy with the clean sheet tonight.
CB: Lucas Hernandez – 8/10
The French defender earned the ball back a few times for his side and opened the goal-scoring with a solid header.
LB: Alphonso Davies – 7.5/10
He performed his defensive duties well and made some decent runs with the ball in the opponent’s half.
CM: Joshua Kimmich – 8/10
Kimmich anchored the midfield with conviction and ended the game with an assist to his name as well.
CM: Marcel Sabitzer – 6.5/10
He got stuck in with some solid tackles in the first half. Sabitzer was taken off at half-time.
RW: Leroy Sane – 8/10
The German international was a constant menace in the final third and got his name on the scoresheet with a great finish.
CAM: Jamal Musiala – 7.5/10
Musiala created some decent chances for others around him and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
LW: Sadio Mane – 6.5/10
He had a quiet game in the opponent’s half and could last only 69 minutes.
ST: Thomas Muller – 6.5/10
Muller was always willing to fight for the ball and won a few aerial duels for his team.
RB: Noussair Mazraoui – 7.5/10
He kept things solid at the back and had some lively moments in the Barcelona half.
CM: Leon Goretzka – 7/10
Goretzka got stuck in with some solid tackles in the second half.
LW: Serge Gnabry – 6/10
He struggled to get into the rhythm of the game.
CM: Ryan Gravenberch – 6/10
Gravenberch offered very little after coming off the bench.
ST: Mathys Tel – 6/10
He failed to make an impact.