In a thrilling encounter between Bayern Munich and Manchester United, Thomas Tuchel’s strategic insights played a pivotal role in Bayern’s victory.
The Bayern manager had prepared his team meticulously, warning them about Manchester United’s dangerous style of play.
Leroy Sane, who was hailed as the Player of the Match shared valuable insights into how Tuchel’s Bayern tackled the challenge.
“The coach said it beforehand, they play a lot on the counter-attack,” Sane revealed in a post-match interview with DAZN. “Especially when we were leading, we should have moved back more.”
Despite securing all three points, Sane acknowledged that there was room for improvement defensively. He emphasized the need for Bayern to tighten up at the back in their next Champions League encounter, which will see them face Copenhagen.
“At the end of the day, we’re delighted to win our first Champions League game of the season and get our first three points,” Sane remarked. “The game was a bit wild. For the fans, it must have been fun with so many goals. Going forward it was great, but we also have to make fewer mistakes as a collective.”
This victory catapults Bayern Munich to the top of Group A, while Manchester United languishes at the bottom after suffering their third consecutive defeat across all competitions.