Bayern Munich showed Barcelona on Tuesday how stressful life would be without Lionel Messi when he inflicted the first blow on the Spanish team after leaving the star forward.
M مولller’s 34th-minute strike took his career to seven goals. Barcelona.Including the two who made the 8-2 netting in Bayern Bayern last met Barcelona in August 2020.
Without Macy As relied on for years, Barcelona were scared from the start because they focused on saving themselves from another embarrassing defeat.
The final score hid the complete dominance of the Bundesliga powerhouse. Julian Naglasman’s team turned Barcelona’s once-mighty striker into a formidable mob in their own area.
Lewandowski took advantage of Byron’s complete control with goals in the 56th and 85th, both times from the post shots to the striker’s shot.
“We gave up a bit,” Mرller said. “Going forward, we could have scored one or two more goals.” It’s a lot of fun to play here, the boys enjoyed it.
Even at Camp Nine, at 40% capacity, his fans could not perform better than the home squad for the first time since the start of the epidemic in the Champions League.
Barcelona have won two and drawn one of their last three matches, all in the Spanish league, which they played this season after a poor financial situation that prevented Messi from resigning.
“We want to compete better, but that’s what we have,” said Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman. “I can’t complain about my behavior, we did our best. But there is a difference in talent and there is a difference between a team that has played together for a long time and our team with a lot of young players. It’s hard to accept, but we have to keep working.
After being unbeaten in 38 consecutive Champions League home games until last year, Barcelona have lost three in a row. Byron, meanwhile, extended his home run record to 19 straight games.
In Group E, Benfica also drew 0-0 with Dynamo Kiev.
When Bayern beat Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the 2020 Champions League, Barcelona could have relied on Messi. Luis Suarez And Anton Griezmann. They all left because the club could not pay them.
Barcelona’s attack is now being endured by Memphis DePa, one of the club’s brightest spots this season. He was joined by newcomer Lok De Jong, who made his debut after a last-minute move from Sevilla.
However, he could not receive the ball from his teammates in a position to score.
Barcelona fell into deep defense within their own territory and paid the price when Mرller was left alone outside the box. His unchallenged shot removed Eric Garcia, leaving no chance to save Marc Andre Ter Stegen.
Barcelona did not score in more than 90 minutes. Even Manuel Neuer’s closest place to work was Sergio Biscuits’ long-distance desperate attempt that Lewandowski took the lead shortly before Jamal Musayala’s shot bounced off the rebound.
Assured of the defeat, Coeman made the Champions League debut for 18-year-old Youssef Demir and 17-year-old Gavi. The hamstring problem that forced Jordi Alba to allow 18-year-old Alejandro Balde to start his competition.
Philippe Coutinho came on as a late replacement for his first match for Barcelona in December after suffering a left knee injury.
The loss of Demir’s possession led to Lewandowski’s double when he was again alone to fire a shot from Serge Gunabri who went straight.
“We came to win this game and we knew we had to respect Barcelona,” Lewandowski said. They are always dangerous when you play against them at Camp Nine. But we had the game under control and we showed that we are here for three points.