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Koeman hopeful about the future after Bayern Munich defeat

Wed 15 September 2021 | 8:16

The Blaugrana went against Bayern Munich tonight and during their last encounter, they suffered an 8-2 loss at the hands of the Bundesliga side in the Champions League’s quarter-final. Their life after Lionel Messi has had them suffer a 3-0 defeat at Camp Nou, as they couldn’t compete.

Ronald Koeman

put Marc-Andre ter Stegen as the goalkeeper, and there was a back three of Eric Garcia, Gerard Pique and Ronald Araujo. The wing-backs were Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets was with Pedri and Frenkie de Jong in midfield, whereas Memphis Depay and Luuk de Jong led the line.

The Champions League anthem was whistled by

Barcelona

supporters before the game, but their side failed to deliver. Thomas Mueller met the back of the net 33 minutes into the game, and Robert Lewandowski scored their second and third goal, to further secure

Bayern Munich

's victory.

The system? We had three forwards available,”

Koeman said post-match.

“Of course we would have liked to have competed better, but this is what we had. I can’t say anything about the team’s attitude; [Bayern] have been superior tonight. This is the squad we have alongside very good young players, who in two or three years will become very good,”

he continued.


source: SportMob

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