Bayern still faltering in 2015
Lviv – Before the turn of the year Bayern Munich move steadily. It can not be presented again by Pep Guardiola’s squad is at the beginning of 2015.
Current calendar year has not moved into 2015, Bayern had won a total of 11 wins from 12 matches in all competitions with the only defeat suffered at home to Manchester City in Matchday 5 of the Champions League group phase. Right after the 2-3 defeat at the Etihad Die Roten can even got up and still managed to record six games always win in all competitions.
The winning streak stopped immediately when Bayern return to undergo a competitive party after the winter break. In his first party in 2015, Bayern lost 1-4 at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga headquarters.
After that the Bavarians are also still not able to step on the gas again in line with the results of 1-1 when the host Schalke, also in the Bundesliga. However, an indication of the revival was shown with two consecutive wins in the event, which is 2-0 over Stuttgart and then a 8-0 goal feast when the host Hamburg last weekend.
However, this midweek Bayern faltered again. A visit to the stables Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg of the Champions League last 16, Bastian Schweinsteiger cs had to settle back with a goalless draw. Meaning of five games throughout the arena at the beginning of 2015 is Bayern have not shown consistency because only able to get two wins, two draws and one defeat.
When dealing with Shakhtar themselves, as UEFA statistics, Bayern on paper appear dominant to make control of the ball 59% versus 41% of the host. Bayern also far outperformed Shakhtar in the number of shots on goal, which is 8 to 1. The poor, of eight experiments Bayern was only one targeted. Shaktar itself can be said to be more efficient because of the opportunities only child in the game is also a shot towards goal.
“Bayern Munich had only one shot on target; the least amount they please register in the game in all competitions since October 2012,” said Opta via his Twitter account.
Bayern were also outperformed Shakhtar in terms of the number of offenses, ie 20 versus 15. One consequence of that is dikartumerahnya Xabi Alonso after receiving a second yellow card in the 65th minute.
“We anticipate a counterattack them well. However, you can see there is still room for improvement and that’s the point. We have to pull off these results and perform better to qualify for the next round. This result is not so bad, but not so Bayern actually – and we should soon get to that point, “said Bayern sporting director Matthias Sammer in his club’s official website web page.
“We still have the second game and we have to bend over backwards. In the Champions League, the details made the difference,” said Bayern Mario Goetze who also regretted the absence of goals in the game.