The FC Barcelona he did not have a shot on goal in his first duel of the 2021-2022 season of the Champions League. Thus, inoperative, he could not do much in the face of the Bayern Munich who started this campaign with a 3-0 win.
Ronald Koeman He started the European joust with his left foot and trusting that better times will come, because for at least the first 10 minutes of the duel, the Blaugranas were able to compete against a Bavarian team that even forgave.
The ghosts of last year’s 8-2 haunted the Camp Nou and the same hobby made him feel, because when the hymn of the Champions, the whine was heard louder than the theme with which all activity in this competition begins.
This did not bode well for the Group E duel, except when the first half hour of the match was completed, when Thomas Müller He opened the score with a shot from medium distance.
In a play on the left, in which the Blaugrana defense did not know what to do, Müller he kept the ball and shot at the goal of Ter StegenHowever, on the way, the back of Eric García he deflected the ball and ended up at the back of the goal.
The Bayern went to rest with the advantage on the scoreboard because the Barcelona did not know how to respond, not then and not in the next 45 minutes, when the Germans increased the lead with a double of Robert Lewandowski.
The Pole took advantage of a rebound at 56 ‘, the ball crashed into the post, and scored the 2-0 in Catalonia, and later, when there were only five minutes to go to the end of the game and they had wasted as many goal options that Ter Stegen deflected, scored 3-0.
The ball ended up in the post again but the Polish striker was already in the area waiting for the rebound, he controlled it and still threatened to Gerard Piqué at the height of the penalty spot before settling in to score his second goal of the night.
Thus, the Germans added their first three points in this tournament in which within Group E, they share a sector not only with the Blaugranas, but also with the Benfica and the Dynamo of Kiev that they tied in this first day.
RESULTS DAY 1
- Young Boys 2-1 Manchester United
- Seville 1-1 Salzburg
- Dynamo Kyiv 0-0 Benfica
- Villareal 2-2 Atalanta
- Lille 0-0 Wolfsburgo
- Malmo 0-3 Juventus
- Chelsea 1-0 Zenit