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  • Napoli 1-1 Bayern Munich: Kroos great-strike, Badstuber own-goal, Gomez penalty-miss

    Bayern Munich damped for the first time in Champions League Group A phase. At the Stadio San Paolo, Bayern held 1-1 by Napoli.

    Having tasted two victories, Bayern had to settle with the addition of one point on Matchday 3 when the party were treated to Napoli, Tuesday (18/10/2011).

    The visitors went ahead through goals quickly Toni Kroos when the game has been running for two minutes. However, successful Napoli evened the score just before the interval.

    With the addition of one point, Bayern still have the right at the top of the standings with seven points from three matches. Napoli still inhabit the second position with five points.

    The game

    Bayern the lead when the game has been running for two minutes. Jerome Boateng sent a feed to the direction of Toni Kroos who was running toward the penalty box, with Kroos not waste the opportunity and beat Morgan De Sanctis.

    Eight minutes later Kroos almost scored number two. Bastian Schweinsteiger sent a cross towards the far post where Kroos is, but this time he failed to finish these opportunities.

    Bayern goalkeeper again endanger Napoli in minute 20. This time by Mario Gomez though his shot from distance is still not right on target.

    Bayern attack again came at minute 33, this time through a corner kick. Ball towards the far post by Boateng could even try to continue failed by De Sanctis.

    Napoli equalized on 39 minutes. Christian Maggio's cross ball of the foot Holger Badstuber and even into the goal on his own team.

    Bayern got a penalty on 48 minutes following a handball by Paolo Cannavaro. Gomez advanced to the executioner but De Sanctis with slick successfully secure the net. Not long ago, De Sanctis back in action this time to catch the ball Schweinsteiger header.

    Bayern still vigorous press. From the corner in the 54th minute, Thomas Mueller at close range try to send the ball into the goal, but still failed.

    Attack after attack was launched Bayern continued, with Napoli still able to withstand. At 72 minutes, for example, when a kick Kroos in the middle of the penalty box can be blocked.

    Cavani made it into the Bayern penalty box on 76 minutes, but its speed is halted by Daniel van Buyten.

    Team Line-up:

    Napoli: 1-Morgan De Sanctis, 14-Hugo Campagnaro, 28-Paolo Cannavaro, 6-Salvatore Aronica; 18-Juan Zuniga, 88-Gokhan Inler (Mario Santana '89), 23-Walter Gargano, Christian Maggio-11: 22 -Ezequiel Lavezzi, 17-Marek Hamsik (Giuseppe Mascara 90 '), 7-Edinson Cavani (Blerim Dzemaili 81')

    Bayern Munich: 1-Manuel Neuer; 21-Philipp Lahm, 5-Daniel van Buyten, 17-Jerome Boateng, 28-Holger Badstuber; 31-Bastian Schweinsteiger, 44-Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, 25-Thomas Mueller, 7-Franck Ribery (David Alaba 90 '), 39-Toni Kroos; 33-Mario Gomez (Luis Gustavo Dias 90')


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