Match awards from Bayern Munich?s 2:0 win over AEK Athens - football

Match awards from Bayern Munich?s 2:0 win over AEK Athens



Bayern Munich gave a good performance. It may not have been spectacular, but it was good enough to take the lead of Group E After a disappointing draw against Freiburg, it was crucial for Bayern to win the game, not only for eventually taking the lead in the group, but also as motivation for Der Klassiker, which is scheduled for this Saturday.
Bayern didn?t dominate the match initially, but as the game progressed, Bayern looked more and more confident. Bayern very much deserved the win, and here are the most notable performances from this night.
Jersey swap: Petros Mandalos
He didn?t score a goal, but his performance was a good one and deserved some recognition. He and his partner in attack Ezequiel Ponce gave no rest to Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels. Mandalos showed how to lead your team against a big club like Bayern. Tip of the Cap: Jerome Boateng
He gave us a good performance. As mentioned above, he had to deal with Mandalos and Ponce. Although they were indeed quite eager to cause trouble for Manuel Neuer, Boateng managed to keep them at bay. His long passes were a joy to watch! Boateng managed to achieve 89.5% passing accuracy and, of his 24 long passes, 18 were accurate. Although we must not forget Hummels and his solid performance, Boateng?s presence was really important for Bayern?s defensive stability.

Golf Clap: Joshua Kimmich

A very important performance from our right-back. After a bad performance against Freiburg, where even Kimmich stated that it w...
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