Led by its stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, PSG faces a particularly friable Bayern defensively, Sunday night, in the final of the Champions League. Explanations.
What if Bayern were ultimately the ideal opponents for the PSG in the Champions League final? With his well-organized defensive block and his two prodigies that are Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, the formation of Thomas Tuchel obviously has all the weapons to beat the Bundesliga juggernaut, Sunday, in the final of the Champions League.
The Munich team is a winning machine, as it has shown during its historic success against FC Barcelona (8-2) and then its semi-final against OL (3-0). These powerful Bavarians are as ambitious in the game as in the defensive phase, which makes them precisely vulnerable and it was obvious to both the Gones and the Blaugranas, each time at the start of the meeting.
Bayern too high on the pitch?
We therefore focused on the defensive behavior of the Bayern in his last three Champions League matches (including the round of 16 second leg against Chelsea, just before the “Final 8” in Lisbon). The in-depth openings of the adversaries undermine in particular Jerome Boateng and David Alaba, who play high (too high?). What allow the dazzling Kylian Mbappé to escape regularly?
The passivity of Joshua Kimmich as a right side is also a largely exploitable loophole, as is the space left in the back by Thiago Alcantara and Leon Goretzka, Bayern’s two 4-2-3-1 midfielders. That’s good, Neymar is particularly looking to take advantage of the spaces behind the pressure line. We explain all this to you on video.
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