Bayern are top of Group C with six points from six available after two games and after
convincing 2-0 wins over their two closest rivals it will be difficult to oust them from their top
spot. Barça dropped to second ahead of Inter on goal difference, but it wasn’t a happy return to
Allianz for Lewandowski, who was eliminated by Upamecano each time.
improve significantly if they are considered serious European rivals. While Bayern’s attack
was exemplary, the defense kept Barça at bay for most of the second half. This was typified by
the performance of Dayot Upamecano, who won the ball seven times, through six clearances, five interceptions, two tackles and
one block, with the France international winning 71.4 percent of his tackles and 100
percent of passes completed in the Barça midfield. Rock.
It’s all over, and what a walk in the park it turned out to be for Bayern. A coup de grace of two goals in four minutes just after halftime left
Barcelona reeling and unable to regain their footing in the Game. From there, Bayern controlled all aspects of the game, with Barça
only creating the occasional chance here and there, and Bayern went on to pull off a win that sent them to the top of Group C.