Bayern Munich completely outplayed Manchester City for the vast majority of this contest.
Manuel Pellegrini somewhat surprisingly decided to use Micah Richards rather than Pablo Zabaleta at right-back, while Gael Clichy returned at left-back. David Silva was only considered fit enough for the bench – so it was Pellegrini’s usual midfield and attack.
Pep Guardiola named Thomas Muller as his main striker, with Mario Mandzukic only on the bench.
Bayern were superior to a staggering extent here, only force to withstand heavy pressure in the final 15 minutes. Read more »