He beat Arsenal with a “golden” scorer Kimmich and Bayern Munich advanced to the semi-finals!


Bend her Arsenal with “golden” scorer Kimmich and qualified for the semi-finals of this year’s Champions League Bayern Munich!

Just a few days after they mathematically lost the title of champion in Germany, for the first time after 11 years, the Bavarians reacted and overcame the obstacle of the Londoners, making an appointment with the Real Madrid (which eliminated Manchester City on penalties) in the semi-finals and staying alive in the claim of the European top!

“Golden” scorer for the triumphant o Joshua Kimmichwho scored the only goal of the game in the 63rd minute with a cannonball header, giving his side their first semi-final berth in Europe’s top club competition in four years, when they last won the ‘big-eared cup’ ».

As for Arsenal, they came up short and were blocked by their opponents’ very good defensive operation, seeing their European dream fade away.

The match

The quarter-final started with Bayern Munich to come in stronger, threatening the visitors’ goal twice, with him Kane. Initially in the 4th minute, the English striker missed a shot from an advantageous position after Kimmich’s cross, while in the 6th minute he shot from the semi-circle, over Raya’s goal. After a first quarter dominated by the home side, Arsenal took steps up the pitch, moving the ball around more, but it was Bayern who threatened again in the 16th minute, with Gabriel to catch his… advance at the last moment with a tackle Sane.

In the 21st century Martinelli he entered the Bayern penalty area and moved into a small space between two defenders, before seeing Neuer come out and clear the situation, while in the 23rd minute Mazrawi raced from the left and combined with him Guerreiro, but his cross shot was met by White and Raya, before ending up for a corner. A minute later (24′), the Arsenal goalkeeper had an answer to a long but threatening shot by Musiala.

Bayern Munich-Arsenal 1-0

Arsenal found rhythm in the 29th minute Edgard he caught a powerful shot from the edge of the area, forcing Neuer into a difficult intervention, while in the 31st minute, Edgard made the turn from the right, but Martinelli, although completely unmarked in a very advantageous position, weakly slipped into the arms of the German goalkeeper. In the 38th Rice stolen by Leimer outside the Bayern area but Edgard’s turn was tackled by defenders, in the 41st minute a long shot by White went wide as the first half ended goalless and with the qualification case still wide open .

Arsenal threatened just 12 minutes into the second half, with Edgard breaking into the Bayern penalty area but firing high wide from a wide position, while the home side missed a huge double chance in the 47th minute when his cross Kimich The Goretzka sent the ball with a header on the crossbar, while in the development of the phase, o Guerreiro took the shot that went against White and the right-hand post, before ending up for a corner.

Then the pace dropped, with Gabriel he almost… gave Bayern the lead in the 57th minute, seeing his errant back pass for Raya go just wide of the right-hand post. Finally, the home team opened the scoring in the 64th minute, with Guerreiro to make an ideal cross from the left and with him Kimich to send the ball into the net with a very powerful header, scoring just his second goal of the season and giving his team a qualifying lead!

In fact, two minutes later, Bayern almost made it 2-0, but the Sane made a bad end to the phase, even though he was unmarked after Mazraoui’s drifting turn, while in the 68th minute Arteta crossed into their field of play Trosar and Jesuswho replaced Jorginho and Martinelli.

‘Stunned’ and visibly affected after the goal, Arsenal were stymied by their opponents’ good defensive work and failed to create much of an equalizing chance until the 88th minute, when their most active player of the night, Edgard, shot wide position, with the ball going against Dier and Neuer, but with Makeli giving out. Thus, Bayern managed to get the win with 1-0 and the qualification with total score 3-2continuing to the semi-finals of this year’s Champions League!

The compositions of the groups

Bayern Munich (Tuchel, 4-2-3-1): Neuer – Kimmich, Dier, De Ligt, Mazrawi (76′ Kim Min-jae) – Leimer, Goretzka – Sane (89′ Upamecano), Musiala, Guerreiro – Kane

Arsenal (Arteta, 4-3-3): Raya – White, Gabriel, Saliba, Tomiyasu (86′ Enketia) – Edegaard, Jorginho (68′ Trossard), Rice – Saka, Havertz, Martinelli (68′ Jesus)

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Source: Sport Fm

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