Bayern Munich fell 1-2 when they travel to Mainz headquarters, Coface Arena, in the 31st Spieltag Bundesliga, Saturday (25/4/2021) evening WIB. Die Roten was unexpectedly troubled by Mainz’s attack in the first half.
Mainz was able to lead two goals in the first half of the match through Jonathan Burkardt (3rd minute) and Robin Quaison (37 ‘). The hosts could have even gone ahead with more goals if their two chances had not hit the post.
Hansi Flick’s troops just got up in the second half. However, they could only dilute behind through Robert Lewandowski in the final minutes of the match.
Thomas Mueller admitted that his team performed poorly and deserved to lose in this match. Pressing Bayern was not as strict as usual, so Mainz was able to develop the game in the first half.
Meanwhile, in the second half, Bayern were less sharp in taking advantage of opportunities to overcome Mainz’s defensive game. Bayern is only able to release four shoot on target of the 15 experiments they did throughout the match.
“Our game when we lost the ball was half a second slower than usual. That makes room for them,” he said Mueller quoted from the official website of Bavaria.
Mainz after that endured it all. That makes us even more frustrated. We’ve tried, but in the end we don’t deserve a single point here, “he explained.
This defeat over Mainz also made Bayern failed to lock the title. However, they are still firmly at the top of the standings with 71 points.
Bayern are 10 points ahead of RB Leipzig. David Alaba et al must now hope that Leipzig will lose to VFB Stuttgart on Sunday (25/4) to be able to ensure this week’s champion.