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Match of the week: Bayern Munich-Villarreal

By cy.Reporter, 11 April, 2022

Bayern Munich-Villarreal, second match in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, stadium: "Allianz Arena", 22:00

Bayern Munich and Villarreal are facing each other for the second match of the quarter-finals of the Champions League with the "yellow submarine" maintaining the qualifying lead, after the 1-0 home victory last week. On the other hand, the hosts want to reverse the score against them and prevail with two goals difference to qualify for the semifinals of the tournament, without the possibility of overtime.

He sees only victory

Bayern Munich wants to reverse the loss. The Bavarians lost 1-0 at the headquarters of Villarreal and want a victory with two goals to qualify for the semifinals of the institution. Julien Naigelsmann's team prevailed at home to Augsburg in the last match before today and took another "step" to win the championship.

For another surprise

It may not be going well in the league, however, in the Champions League, Villarreal wants to leave out Bayern Munich after Juventus. Unai Emery's team made the surprise and prevailed 1-0 at home to Bayern and now they will try not to lose in order to leave Germany with the qualification. In the last match before today, Villarreal drew 1-1 at home with Athletic Bilbao.

Plus and minus

Bayern Munich

+ In the last four home matches in the Champions League he has only won by more than two goals

-In three of the five home matches of the Champions League, he has conceded


+ In its last three away games for the Champions League it has only won

- Has conceded goals in the last four of the five away games in the Champions League


Bayern Munich


In the last five matches in all competitions he has three wins, one draw and one defeat



In the last five matches in all competitions, he has a draw, two wins and two defeats.


  • Villarreal's last five away games have scored the most goals in the second half

  • Bayern Munich has won 78% of its matches in the Champions League this year

  • At least one goal is scored in every game of Bayern Munich in the first half at home in the Champions League


In three matches Bayern Munich has two victories and one victory Villarreal

Nigelsmann: "Press more"

Bayern Munich coach Julian Nigelsmann spoke about today's match, saying: "We have to increase our pressure. Villarreal has the quality to escape from stressful situations, especially in the diagonal balls. We made a lot of mistakes, especially in the first game. "Villarreal made a mistake and left us alive, we have to punish that."

Emery: "To be effective"

"We have to be perfect," coach Unai Emery said of today's match. It will be a very different game compared to the first match, even harder. Different from our victory over Juventus in Italy. We need to improve, I think what we did the other day is insufficient. "We have to defend very closely and close in on our area at times, but we have to be smart and efficient in the opportunities we have."



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