Main 10 people, Bayern Difficult Create Opportunities in Second Round
Lviv – Red card Xabi Alonso called Manuel Neuer a major influence for Bayern Munich. With 10 people, Bayern difficult to create chances in the second half in the game against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday (18/2) pm dawn.
Xabi get a red card through two yellow cards. He earned a second yellow card after a foul on Taison. Create Xabi, red card was clearly tarnished his 100th match in the Champions League.
As reported by Opta, Xabi became the first player in the history of the Champions League which was sent off in the 100th appearance.
According to Neuer, the issuance of the Spanish midfielder has a big influence for Bayern. Previously, although successfully created several chances in the first half, Bayern score against Shakhtar hassles.
In the second half, with play minus one person, Bayern increasingly difficult for the creation of opportunities. As a result, not too much effort to threaten the Shakhtar goalkeeper in the second half.
“I think we created some good chances in the first half. But, in the second half everything went difficult because we had to play with 10 men,” said Neuer in the official UEFA website.
“But, I’m sure we can create a lot of chances in Munich. I am optimistic,” said goalkeeper of the German national team’s.
Both teams ended 0-0 draw. In the records of the official site of UEFA, Bayern won the possession of up to 59%, incised 8 attempts, but only one is right on target. The rest, 4 attempts Bayern off the target, while the rest of the other 3 blocked.
The second match between Bayern vs Shakhtar will be held on 11th March.