Click here for Bayern vs Lokomotiv Player Ratings December 9 2020 UCL
A late Joshua Kimmich goal helped Bayern Munich come away with a 2:1 win from Moscow against Lokomotiv. The fixture, played at the RDS Arena, was one of the few UCL fixtures to have in-person attendance, with 8.196 fans present in the Russian capital.
Lokomotiv 1 (Miranchuk) Bayern Munich 2 (Goretzka, Kimmich)
Here are the player ratings from Bild and Kicker, two of Germany’s best known sports outlets, for comparison. A reasonably tight game, and that reflects in the ratings.
Italian champions Juventus’ wait for a Champions League title got a little longer after they were knocked out by French side Olympique Lyonnais on the away goals rule.
Here are the newspaper headlines and reaction from three of Italy’s biggest sports newspapers- Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and TuttoSport.
Both CdS and Tutto seemed to think the defeat would mean an exit for Juve boss Maurizio Sarri. CdS ran the headline “Adieu, Maurizio” (Goodbye Maurizio in French) while Tutto went with “Sarri Out”
Here is a look at the predicted FC Bayern lineup to take on Chelsea in the Champions League tonight, courtesy well known German newspaper Bild. With two German teams bowing out of the Europa League, Bayern will be keen to ensure there is more than one Bundesliga representative in the last eight of the Champions League- they will join Leipzig in the QF’s here if they see off Chelsea.
Thomas Muller could equal Philipp Lahm’s record for most Champions League appearances by a German player if he features against the Blues.