09/15/2021 at 11:14 AM CEST
Bayern München striker Thomas Müller opened the Bavarians’ win (0-3) against Barcelona at Camp Nou in the Champions League. It is the seventh time in six games that the historic player has seen the door against the Catalans, the player who has achieved it the most times in the history of European competitions.
The German, qwho seems to have put an end to his stage in the German national team, took advantage of a loose ball in the edge of the area to make the first: his shot touched Eric Garcia and ended up changing trajectory to the despair of Ter Stegen. He did it just before the break, a goal that disrupted Barça’s morale and ended in a landslide, the third in a row at home.
7 – Thomas Müller 🇩🇪 from @FCBayernES has scored seven goals in six matches against Barcelona in the @LigadeCampeones, a record for any player against the Barça team in the history of the competition – including the European Cup -. Nightmare. pic.twitter.com/0AJQ57Zo8r
– OptaJose (@OptaJose) September 14, 2021
Nagelsmann’s men managed to snatch control of the ball from Barcelona and drowned their exit from behind. Construction difficulties led Koeman’s team to not being able to finish on goal throughout the game, something that had not happened since the 2003/04 season in the Champions League.
A historic Bayern striker
Thomas Müller faces his 13th season at Bayern and is one of the most historic strikers of the club and of German football. He has played a total of 588 matches, the third who has defended the Bavarians the most times behind Oliver Kahn (632) and Sepp Maier (661), and has scored 217 goals, also third after Gerd Müller (518) and Robert Lewandowski (304).
With the German national team, where it seems to have no place with the arrival of Hansi Flick, he has played a total of 106 games, something that places him in the eighth position in the top 10: Lothar Matthäus (150), Miroslav Klose (137), Lukas Podolski (130), Bastian Schweinsteiger (121), Philipp Lahm (113), Jürgen Klinsmann (108), Toni Kroos (106), Thomas Müller (105), Jürgen Kohler (105) and Per Mertesacker (104).