Not that the Hoffenheim be a better team than him Seville, although it is a good team that did what it took to defeat the Bayern Munich this Sunday. The set led by Sebastian hoeness, until a few months ago technical subsidiary of the Bayern, was imposed 3-1 to those of Flick, who accused the effort made in the European Super Cup last Thursday. To the Bayern, still hungover, it was difficult for him to enter the game, and when he did, he already had to raise a 2-0 against. It did not succeed. Not even the entry in the second part of Lewandowski and Goretzka, who were substitutes, was worth to fix the mess.
With just over 6,000 spectators in the stands, the Hoffenheim He came out predisposed to overcome a team that seemed invincible. And before half an hour of play he had already scratched the beast twice. The first time was in 16 ‘, when Bicakcic made it 1-0 at the exit of a corner. And the second in 24 ‘, when Dabbur took advantage of a double error of Pavard and Boateng in the dispute of an aerial ball to overcome Neuer with a subtle spoon finish.
Before the break, at 36 ‘, Kimmich He took out the squad and the bevel to send a shot from the edge of the area into the net and make it 2-1. It seemed then that said so much would be the first brick on which to cement the comeback. More if possible considering that during the first act no player of the Hoffenheim It happened of the 10 successful passes while all those of the Bayern surpassed that number. But this time domination of the ball was not decisive for the score.
Did not pass the Hoffenheim 30% of possession but they were the only team to score in a frustrating second half for Bayern. He did it twice Kramaric, the ‘MVP’ of the party. First in the 77 ‘in a play that started with a goal kick. And later, already in the addition, achieving from the penalty spot the 4-1 with which the duel concluded.
The next commitment of the Bayern will take place next Wednesday, before the Borussia Dortmund and with the German Super Cup at stake. A great game is coming, and although the Flick they start as favorites, yeah Lucien favre saw this game will have taken good note of what he did Hoffenheim to prevail over what many regarded as an infallible winning machine.