30 min: You realize what you’re going to get from Andre Onana and occasional ricks are all a part of the bundle. If he was carrying a hat, he may have thrown it on that delicate, low effort from Sane however he in some way managed to let it squirm underneath his physique and previous him into the again of the online.
Bayern lead: Bayern play the ball back and forth of the pitch midway contained in the United half, attempting to press and probe for a gap. Upamecano performs the ball extensive to Leroy Sane, who cuts inside and performs a one-two with Kane, earlier than capturing from the sting of the realm. His low effort in some way creeps underneath Andre Onana’s physique. That’s a howler!
25 min: Onana performs a protracted ball ahead, attempting to select Hojland however fails to seek out his man. Bayern break upfield in a four-on-four however Sergio Reguilon, who’s within the thick of a lot of the motion, places a cease to their collective gallop.
23 min: Konrad Laimer goes down midway contained in the United half holding his knee after being tackled by Reguilon however doesn’t get a free-kick for his troubles.
20 min: Harry Kane performs a weighted go to the byline, and Jamal Musiala busts a intestine to succeed in it and attempt to get a cross in. Victor Lindelof anticipated his plan and was throughout shortly to dam. Nook for Bayern, from which they win one other. Andre Onana plucks Joshua Kimmich’s inswinging supply from the sky at his again submit.
19 min: Fernandes tries to play Rasmus Hojland in behind the Bayern defence with a low weighted go however there’s a mite too muchh welly on the ball and Upamecano shepherds it again to his goalkeeper.
17 min: United play the ball out from the again, with Andre Onana threading the ball by way of the slim hole between two Bayern pressers to select Diogo Dalot. He’s so good along with his toes.
14 min: Upamecano is penalised for fouling Sergio Reguilon because the United right-back tried to outsprint him down the left flank. Free-kick for United, consistent with the sting of the Bayern penalty space. Bruno Fernanders whips the ball into the field, the place Harry Kane heads it clear.
13 min: Again on his toes, Reguilon fouls Sane and is penalised. A lot for revenge being a dish greatest served chilly …
12 min: There’s a break in play as Sergio Reguilon lies flat on his again attempting to catch his breath after a coming-together with Leroy Sane.
11 min: Manchester United have began properly and must be forward. Bayern are taking some time to settle into the sport and get a foothold. They’ve given the ball away cheaply on various events within the center third of the pitch.
9 min: Manchester United win a nook, which Eriksen takes brief to Marcus Rashford. The ball is swung into the Bayern penalty space and Ulreich punches clear on the far submit.
7 min: Dayot Upamecano and Konrad Leimar mix to ship Leroy Sane cantering upfield by way of the within proper between full-back and centre-back. He’s penalised for offside.
4 min: Christian Eriksen brings a terrific save out of Bayern goakeeper Sven Ulreich on the close to submit after the ball ricocheted his manner when Alphonso Davies poked the ball off Facundo Pellistri’s toe, sending it the Dane’s manner. United ought to have scored! Pellistri appeared to have a tap-in however Davies did beautifully to stop him getting a shot off from shut vary.
3 min: Bayern win an early nook which is pinged in direction of the close to submit. Manchester United clear.
1 min: The gamers of Bayern Munich are carrying white shirts, with purple shorts and socks, whereas their guests are carrying their inexperienced and white striped away shirt, black shorts and socks.
“The brand new away package attracts inspiration from the membership’s early away strips, introducing a recent interpretation of the traditional inexperienced color,” it says right here. “Maroon-red traces punctuate white blocks, harking back to the town’s distinctive purple bricks and structure. The night-green base represents the city panorama that Manchester is famend for, offering an ideal canvas for the daring, vibrant design. Finishing the silhouette is a trendy white ribbed crew-neck collar.”
1 min: Following a second’s silence for the victims of the latest pure disasters in Morocco and Libya that was interrupted by a few braying idiots, Bayern Munich get the ball rolling. Sport on!
Not lengthy now: Each units of gamers make their manner out on to the Allianz Area pitch, whereas within the stands, 71,000 Bayern Munich followers are joined by 4,000 visiting United supporters. The groups line up both aspect of referee Glenn Nyberg and his workforce of match officers, their recreation faces on as they hearken to the Champions League anthem. Kick-off is simply a few minutes away.
Elsewhere in Group A: It’s completed all sq. between Galatasaray and FC Copenhagen in Istanbul. Having gone 2-0 all the way down to their guests, the Turkish champions scored within the 86th and 88th minutes to earn themselves some extent.
An e mail: “Ten Hag is going through Bayern with a bench that comprises solely Jonny Evans as a backup defender, however three goalkeepers?” writes Tim Davies. “For crying out loud.”
Thomas Tuchel: “Jamal is a key participant for us along with his potential to show in half-spaces, then pace up and speed up the sport,” says the Bayern supervisor in an interview with TNT Sports activities, upon being requested why he picked Jamal Musiala forward of Thomas Muller. “I anticipate deeper ball posssession in our half and in the midst of the pitch, and hopefully we discover spacxes to begin quick assaults from possession. That may be ultimate for Jamal. He’s a great combine with Serge Gnabry and Alphonso Davies on the aspect and he has our belief.”
Manchester United: Erik ten Hag makes only one change to the lin-up that began towards Brighton on Saturday, dropping Scott McTominay to the bench and bringing in Facundo Pellistri, who begins for simply the second time in a Manchester United shirt. Signed from Penarol in Uruguay in 2020, the 21-year-old has made 13 appearances for United however spent final season on mortgage at Spanish membership Alaves.
Bayern Munich: Harry Kane begins up entrance for Bayern Munich, whereas Joshua Kimmich has been handed match to play in midfield. Thomas Tuchel, who’s suspended for tonight’s recreation after being banished from the touchline in final season’s quarter-final towards Manchester Metropolis, makes simply change to the aspect that began Friday’s match towards Bayer Leverkusen. Jamal Musiala is available in for Thomas Muller, who has to make do with a spot on the bench.
Tonight’s match officers
Referee: Glenn Nyberg
Assistants: Mahbod Beigi and Andreas Söderqvist
Fourth official: Adam Ladeback
Video Assistant Referee: Pol van Boekel
Bayern Munich: Ulreich, Laimer, Upamecano, Kim, Davies, Kimmich, Goretzka, Sane, Musiala, Gnabry, Kane.
Subs: de Ligt, Coman, Choupo-Moting, Peretz, Sarr, Muller, Tel, Mazraoui, Kratzig, Schmitt.
Manchester United: Onana, Dalot, Lindelof, Martinez, Reguilon, Casemiro, Eriksen, Pellistri, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford, Hojlund.
Subs: Bayindir, Martial, Garnacho, Heaton, Evans, McTominay, Vítek, Gore, Mejbri, Forson.
Bayern Munich: Harry Kane has advised that he and his teammates can exploit the turmoil round Manchester United after they face them within the opening spherical of the Champions League group stage ties. David Hytner experiences from Munich …
Early workforce information
Aaron Wan-Bissaka is anticipated to be out for just a few weeks with a hamstring pressure, becoming a member of his fellow full-back Luke Shaw within the Manchester United remedy room, the place Tyrell Malacia, Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane, Sofyan Amrabat, Mason Mount and Amad Diallo have additionally been holding the physios busy.
Varane and Mount are each again coaching however tonight’s matcxh appears to have come to quickly for them. Jadon Sancho stays exiled from the first-team squad after a latest act of insubordination on social media, whereas Antony is on a well-documented depart of absence.
Manuel Neuer, Raphael Guerreiro and Tarek Buchmann are all injured and have but to function for Bayern Munich this season, whereas midfielder Joshua Kimmich is a doubt for tonight’s recreation as he’s affected by a tendon damage.
The Allianz Area is the venue for tonight’s mouthwatering conflict between Bayern Munich and Manchester United, two behemoths who’ve triumphed within the European Cup a complete of 9 instances between them.
Having received three and drawn considered one of their opening 4 video games of the Bundesliga season, Bayern go into this recreation in significantly higher nick than a United aspect who’ve misplaced three of their opening 5 Premier League matches and it’s no shock the German champions are scorching favourites to win tonight’s contest.
With Harry Kane set to make his Champions League debut for Bayern towards English opposition, the competition is lent some extra spice and the striker will fancy his probabilities of including to his tally of 5 targets this season towards a defence that was run ragged by Brighton final Saturday.
Unbeaten in 34 Champions League group stage matches, Bayern will probably be hoping to get again to profitable methods after being held at dwelling by Bayer Leverkusen final Friday. Kick-off on the Allianz Area is at 8pm (BST) however keep tuned within the meantime for workforce information and build-up.