Modified 09 Mar 2020, 00:24 IST
Thomas Muller admitted Bayern Munich failed to point out their “killer mentality” in Sunday’s 2-0 Bundesliga win over Augsburg.
The reigning champions secured the victory on the Allianz Arena due to a trendy volley from Muller early within the second half and Leon Goretzka’s deft end late on.
However, Hansi Flick’s males had been removed from their fluent greatest against an Augsburg facet who stifled their hosts’ attacking menace and had probabilities of their very own.
“We have missed the killer mentality,” Muller instructed Sky Germany. “That coldness that has characterised us prior to now few weeks.
“This just isn’t the sensation we wish to have.
“We performed the extra compelling soccer and had considerably extra probabilities. But goalkeeper Manuel Neuer we owe thanks for it not being 1-1 within the 85th minute.
“Of course, we’re complaining after enjoying a really excessive stage. We must take a deep breath this week and provides it one other push.”
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Head coach Flick agreed Bayern’s efficiency was lower than their standard requirements and was relieved they got here away with the three factors.
Bayern have a four-point lead over second-placed Borussia Dortmund on the prime of the Bundesliga desk.
“We knew it could be a tough sport,” added Flick, who has a contract at Bayern till the top of the season having changed Niko Kovac.
“The first half particularly confirmed that. Augsburg sat deep and closed the house.
“In the second half we took the lead however we then failed to shut the sport earlier, and Augsburg had an enormous likelihood to equalise.
“The 2-Zero was a reduction for us. The backside line stays the three factors, we needed that and we obtained it.”
Published 09 Mar 2020, 00:24 IST
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