Pep Guardiola’s side drew 1-1 during Bayern vs Man City to add to our 3-0 win in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium eight days earlier.
Bayern vs Man City: Match Summary
Pep Guardiola began with the same line-up that played so well in the first leg to hand us a strong advantage to take to Germany.
Aiming to be just the fifth team to overturn a three-goal deficit in a Champions League knockout tie, Bayern started on the front foot with winger Kingsley Coman looking the biggest threat.
He sent over a number of dangerous early crosses early but the City defence held strong and it was Yann Sommer who was the first goalkeeper called into action, smothering the ball at Bernardo’s feet after good work from Kevin De Bruyne.
Bayern’s first big chance came in the 16th minute when they turned over the ball quickly to send Leroy Sane through on goal, and Ederson came out, he clipped a shot past the Brazilian but wide of the target.
A minute later, Erling Haaland raced clear at the other end and was caught by Dayot Upamecano who was immediately shown a red card, but the decision was overturned after VAR showed the City striker was fractionally offside.
Haaland had the chance to extend City’s advantage to four goals in the 36th minute when Ilkay Gundogan’s goalbound strike struck Upamecano on the arm and French referee Clement Turpin awarded a penalty.
But after a long delay, the Norwegian’s effort went over the bar – his first miss in eight penalties for City.
The miss energised the home fans and their team pushed for a goal before the break with a Coman snapshot batted away by Ederson and an Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting backheel was blocked by City’s defensive wall before he then got in the way of Coman’s follow-up.
In the second half of Bayern vs Man City, chasing a goal left space for City to attack and we almost grabbed the opener when a quick break saw Jack Grealish release Haaland but his shot was saved by Sommer.
However, it was a rehearsal of what was to come in the 57th minute when Haaland raced onto De Bruyne’s pass, jinking past Upamecano and smashing the ball high into the top corner.
Bayern kept pushing for an equaliser with substitute Mathys Tel having a goal disallowed for offside.
And the home side were handed a penalty in the 83rd minute when the ball struck Manuel Akanji with Kimmich scoring from the spot.
But saw out the game and celebrated with the travelling fans at the Allianz Arena at full-time.
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