Guardiola Comment defeat Bayern and Dortmund Save
Munich – Bayern Munich stalled in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals after losing to Borussia Dortmund via penalties. Despite losing, Josep Guardiola still proud of Bayern at the same time congratulate the rival team.
Compete at the Allianz Arena, Bayern drew 1-1 with Dortmund until overtime. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for the home team in the first half before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang equalized.
The penalty tos-tosan, Bayern came disaster. Fourth executor penalty; Philipp Lahm, Xabi Alonso, Mario Goetze, and Manuel Neuer missed a ball. Dortmund also won 2-0 penalty after penalty Ilkay Guendogan and Sebastian Kehl success.
Elimination of Bayern in the DFB-Pokal not only frustrate them retain champion title. These results are well bury ambition Treble after winning ascertained Bundesliga and qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League.
“I am proud of the team I was never like this before. You can not criticize your team when they are playing very well. I am proud of the players,” said Guardiola on Bayern’s official website.
“We have done everything we can and I am proud of it. We played very well and the only problem for 15 minutes when (Henrikh) Mkhitaryan in. It was our best game against Dortmund while I was in Germany.”
“We looked a little tired when penalties. Congratulations to Dortmund and good luck in the final,” added the former Barcelona coach.