25 May 2024
Villarreal eliminated Bayern from the Champions League 1

Villarreal eliminated Bayern from the Champions League 1

Germany's goal in the 88th minute helped Villarreal draw 1-1 with Bayern in the quarterfinals second leg, thus winning 2-1 on aggregate, entering the Champions League semi-finals on April 12.

Bayern pressed all match and excelled in attack parameters.

Villarreal advanced deeply in the Champions League after participating in the tournament as the Europa League champion.

Home field advantage with more than 70,000 fans helped Bayern play excitedly right after the opening whistle.

Bayern finished nine times in the first half but Musiala’s header was the only time the ball was headed towards goal.

The home team accelerated the pace at the beginning of the second half.

Villarreal eliminated Bayern from the Champions League

Bayern has not won two consecutive matches in the Champions League for the first time since round 1/8 of the 2018-2019 season.

Continuous pressure helped Bayern break Villarreal’s defensive structure in the 52nd minute. Thomas Muller passed to Lewandowski right on the edge of the penalty area.

In the 70th minute, Sane crossed the ball for Muller to sneak under Villarreal’s defense and head in close range.

Bayern wanted to end the match in 90 minutes but pressing high made them pay the price.

Villarreal eliminated Bayern from the Champions League

Bayern 1-1 Villarreal

Chukwueze’s goal was the only time Villarreal shot towards goal in this match.

Squad:

Bayern: Neuer;

Villarreal: Rulli;

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