Bayern Munich 1-1 Villarreal: Player ratings as Die Roten crash out of Champions League


Unai Emery masterminded another European giant-killing on Tuesday night, with a late goal from substitute Samuel Chukwueze giving Villarreal the 1-1 draw they required to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Protecting a 1-0 lead from the first leg, Emery’s charges defended for their lives in Bavaria and got their reward when Chukwueze popped up at the back post to cancel out Robert Lewandowski’s strike and put the Yellow Submarine two games away from the final in Paris.

The pattern for the game was set early on with the visitors – as expected – defending deep, narrow and in numbers, while Bayern tried their best to break down this low block.

For the most part, Die Roten failed in this endeavour, settling for an endless barrage of aimless crosses that rarely put Villarreal under pressure.

It was Gerard Moreno who would have the first meaningful chance of the match, cutting inside and curling well wide in the opening exchanges.





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