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  • Bayern Munich 2-0 Manchester City: Gomez-double

    Bayern Munich earned full points in Champions League Matchday 2. Face Manchester City at home, Die Roten won 2-0 thanks to two goals from Mario Gomez.

    In the match at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday (09/28/2011), City actually had dominated the game early in the first half. But, The Citizens failed to finish the few chances they had.

    In contrast, Bayern slowly began finding his rhythm. Finally, Gomez managed twice goalkeeper Joe Hart in the first half.

    In the second half, Bayern are already superior to remain dominant. While the City is still difficult to penetrate the walls of the home team's defense.

    This victory cemented the position of Bayern at the top of Group A with six points from two games. While the City is in third position with one point.

    The game

    City threatened in the fourth minute. Micah Richards starts bait from the right wing, Edin Dzeko flick is still too weak and easily secured by Manuel Neuer.

    Five minutes later, Bayern get first chance. But. Bastian Schweinsteiger kick from outside the box can be easily captured Joe Hart.

    In the 25th minute, experiments carried out Yaya Toure has not produced results. His free-kick can still be tamed by Neuer.

    Franck Ribery could endanger the goalkeeper Hart in the 31st minute. However, Hart could block the kick players from the French.

    In the 36th minute, Schweinsteiger throw away a golden opportunity. Feed cooked from Thomas Mueller failed to hit though he stood without escort.

    Two minutes later, Mario Gomez finally broke the deadlock. This goal begins Franck Ribery shot that Hart could still be blocked. The ball rebounds used by Mueller tried, but failed. The ball eventually pursued Gomez who calmly fired the ball into the goal.

    In first half injury time, Gomez scored his second goal. Toni Kroos initiated free-kick which Daniel Van Buyten headed, the ball could still be blocked Hart. But, the ball rebounds instead leads to Gomez without difficulty returning thrilling goal City.

    Gomez almost scored a third goal in the 58th minute. Bad luck for the German national team players, his strike welcomes Philipp Lahm's cross wide.

    Hart saves from being broken in the 73rd minute. As he fell, he brushed off a hard shot Schweinsteiger.

    Five minutes later, Hart returned to glorious rescue. Able to avoid the flying action of the City conceded the goal due to Gomez's header.

    At the last minute, the City had the opportunity. But, none of endless goals. They still lost 0-2.

    Team Line-up:

    Bayern Munich: Neuer, Rafinha, Van Buyten, Boateng, Lahm, Schweinstieger, Luiz Gustavo, Mueller, Kroos (Tymoschuk 83 '), Ribery (Robben 90'), Gomez (Petersen 90 +2')

    Manchester City: Hart, Richards, Kompany, Kolo Toure, Clichy, Barry (Kolarov 73 '), Yaya Toure, Nasri (Milner 70'), Aguero, Silva, Dzeko (De Jong 55 ')


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