Friday, July 19, 2024

Bayern Munich beaten by Lazio to pile pressure on Tuchel

Bayern Munich was on Wednesday beaten 1-0 by Lazio in the first leg of the Champions League to pile pressure on Thomas Tuchel.

The loss was the second one in four day following their humiliating 3-0 defeat by Bayer Leverkusen raising more questions than answers about there tittle challenge this season.

Lazio netted the only goal of the clash through Ciro Immobile from the penalty spot after the Germans were reduced to 10 men in the second half and had failed to convert a number of chances.

Dayot Upamecano was sent off following a challenge on Gustav Isaksen and Immobile sent Manuel Neuer the wrong way. Immobile had already reached his 200 goals milestone over the weekend.

In their history, Bayern Munich has managed to qualify for the quarter finals 11 out of the 12 Champions League appearances with the only exception follows their encounter with Liverpool five years ago.

In another fixture of the night, Paris Saint Germain beat Real Madrid 2-0 thanks to two goals from Kylian Mbappe and Bradley Barcola.

The win comes amid rumours of Mbappe’s exit from PSG as his contract is expected to expire in June. Real Madrid has been hinted as his next destination.

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