Bayern 2-0 PSG – Tactical Analysis

Bayern eliminated PSG after being superior in both matches. In this second leg PSG played a good first half.


Paris Saint-Germain

When Bayern tried to press, PSG players found solutions through Mbappé’s flank. Either with combinations or with long balls from Verratti who had too much time to make the best decision without being under pressure.

Bayern started to be too worried about Mbappé which led to Nuno Mendes having a lot of space generating several dangerous situations.

When Bayern had the ball PSG managed to prevent Kimmich from receiving comfortably, Davies couldn’t reach attacking areas and due to the slow pace Bayern lost many balls.

Thus came the best chance of the match for PSG with a mistake by Sommer that Vitinha didn’t take advantage of.


FC Bayern

In the second half Bayern increased the intensity of the game playing at a much higher pace. Nagelsmann’s team pressed high and put Verratti under pressure, making 2 mistakes in the goals.

The first in a turnover inside the box taking too many risks and finished by Choupo-Moting.

Bayern began to arrive with many players to the PSG box, winning almost all the duels, having long possessions, being far superior.

The 2nd goal came after another mistake by Verratti and a great attacking transition scored by Gnabry.

2 good games from Bayern to eliminate PSG and become one of the main contenders to win the Champions League.

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