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Bayern Munich has launched its 2021/2022 European campaign perfectly by going to beat FC Barcelona 3-0 in its Camp Nou stadium. For Barça, everything needs to be rebuilt after Messi’s departure.
For FC Barcelona, the next life begins. After 21 years where the Catalan club have known everything and won with living legend Leo Messi, gone to PSG, Barcelona rediscovered the Champions League without the “Pulga”. Learning the hard way against Bayern Munich who left FC Barcelona no chance.
The Barcelonans, however, have a good start to the match. Against Bayern Munich, Jordi Alba is very restless on his left side and shows all colors to Frenchman Benjamin Pavard. In front, Depay and Luuk De Jong pose problems for the Bavarian defense.
Müller strikes first
However, the first big opportunity is German. Upon receipt of a good cross from Pavard, Leroy Sané, controls to the left of the area and continues. Marc-André ter Stegen deflects (17th).
Barça responds with a free kick from Memphis Depay. In the Bavarian area, Ronald Araujo does not frame his head which flies to the left (28th).
Then, the German machine sets in motion. Left free in the axis, Thomas Müller releases with his right foot. His shot is deflected and ter Stegen is beaten (34th, 0-1).
Bayern Munich takes place
At the start of the second half, Bayern Munich set up their pressing directly in the Catalans’ half of the field. Weaned from the ball, the Barcelona left the field open to the Bavarians who took advantage of it. Ter Stegen saves a shot from Leroy Sané (49th), but the second German goal seems only a matter of minutes.
It ultimately comes from Robert Lewandosky. In fox surfaces, the Pole takes a strike from Jaime Musala which had been rejected by the post (56th, 2-0).
While Bayern Munich seemed to manage their lead, the Polish striker scored a second goal late in the game. Again, he recovers the ball after a failed strike on the post. After a dribble, he sends the ball to the back of the net (85th, 3-0).
The Barcelona public would have dreamed of a better scenario for their return to the Champions League while Bayern Munich started the competition in the best possible way by continuing their impressive series: they were undefeated in their last 19 trips to C1 (15 victories). , 4 draws). A record.