Manchester United’s coveted Harry Kane (30, Munich0) flies at Old Trafford.
Bayern Munich defeated host Manchester United 1-0 in the sixth leg of the UEFA Champions League Group A match of the 2023-24 season at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, at 5:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday. Munich secured a place in the round of 16 with five points and a draw, leading the group. United (1W1D4L) were eliminated at home after a poor run of form.
It was a big game for Kane. During his time at Tottenham, United had always wanted to sign Kane. Every off-season, there were rumors of a move to United. The logic was that United needed a big striker to win the title. A deal was considered, but it never materialized.
Eventually, Kane moved to Munich last summer. The Bavarians also lost Kim Min-jae, who was also coveted by United. Kane and Kim, who could have filled the gaps in United’s attack and defense, came to Old Trafford in Munich’s colors.
Munich also lined up in a 4-2-3-1. Leroy Sane, Jamal Moussaoui, 온라인카지노 and Kingsley Coman were the second line of defense behind Harry Kane. Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich were in midfield, with Alfonso Davies, Kim Min-jae, Dayo Upamecano, and Nusair Mazrouei in defense, and Manuel Neuer in goal.
Munich dominated possession and United were on the counterattack.
In the ninth minute, Kane tried his luck from a pass from Coman, but his shot was blocked by the keeper. In the 13th minute, Kimmich hit an audacious mid-range shot. Munich continued to threaten the United goal.
United’s counterattacks were blocked by Kim Min-jae. In the 18th minute, Fernandez tried to pass to Hoi Lun, but Kim was there to block it with his foot. Every time United tried to counterattack, Kim was there to shut them down.
Munich took the lead. In the 25th minute of the second half, Kane’s pass found Coman, who took advantage of a one-on-one opportunity with the goalkeeper to score. Kim Min-jae followed suit in the 36th minute when he headed home a rebound from a free kick. In the end, Munich held on for a 1-0 victory.
After the game, Kane told TNT Sports: “We dominated the game. We had the better chances. I think United had more possession,” he said.
Despite Kane’s feelings, Munich dominated possession with 59.1%. They also had a 10-5 advantage in shots on goal.
“We were calm, we thought we could make it difficult for them with quick counter-attacks, 토토사이트 추천 and that’s what we did,” Kane said. It’s always tough against a top team like United. But we were motivated and we got the result we wanted. We won today and now we have a good weekend,” he smiled.
HootScore.com gave Kane a 7.5 rating for his assist on the winning goal. United striker Rasmus Højlund was humiliated by Kim Min-jae, who was given a rating of 5.9.