Barcelona suffered the most embarrassing Champions League defeats on Saturday night in the presence of such lions as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez. In the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match, Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich defeated Barcelona by a huge 8–2 margin.
Bayern Munich became the first team to score 8 goals in a Champions League knockout match.With this, Barcelona finished their journey in the current Champions League while Bayern Munich would be preparing for the semi-finals. Bayern Munich showed such a game against Barcelona, as if playing against a small team.
Bayern Munich side Thomas Muller (4 and 31 minutes), Philippe Coutinho (85 and 89 minutes), Robert Lewandowski (82 minutes), Ivan Perisich (21 minutes), Sergey Ganerby (27 minutes) and Joshua Kimich (63 minutes) Scored a goal Barcelona got their first goal in the seventh minute from David Alba’s suicide goal while Luis Suarez scored in the 57th minute.
Barcelona defeated in first half
Barcelona’s defeat was decided in the first half of the match. Barcelona endured 4 goals for the first time in Champions League history. Thomas Muller scored in the fourth minute. After this, David Alba scored a suicide goal in the seventh minute to bring Barcelona on par. But Barcelona were playing like a raw team. Bayern Munich took full advantage of Barcelona’s weak defense and Ivan Perisich gave his team a 2–1 lead in the 21st minute.
Soon the lead was 3–1 as Sergey Ganerby scored a brilliant goal in the 27th minute. In the 31st minute, Thomas Muller scored his second goal and broke Barcelona’s back. By half time Bayern Munich led 4–1 while the same five goals were scored by the players. It has a suicide goal, opening Barcelona’s account.
After falling behind by three goals in the first half, Luis Suarez scored some hopes from the Barcelona fans in the 57th minute, but they were quickly dashed. In 63 minutes Joshua Kimich scored a brilliant goal to make the score 5-2. Robert Lewandowski then scored a special goal in the 82nd minute with a header. He became the second player in the Champions League after Cristiano Ronaldo to score 50 goals. Then Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona to Bayern Munich scored superb goals in the 85th and 89th minutes.
- Bayern Munich became the first team to score 8 goals in a Champions League knockout match.
- Robert Lewandowski became the first player in Bayern Munich history to score 8 consecutive matches in major European competition.
- Robert Lewandowski became the fifth player in European Cup / Champions League history to score goals in 8 consecutive matches.
- Robert Lewandowski scored 50 goals in 60 Champions League matches for Bayern Munich. Only Cristiano Ronaldo could achieve such feat in short matches. Ronaldo scored 50 goals in 50 matches for Real Madrid.
- It will be the first Champions League season since 2005-06 when neither of the semi-finals will see Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo playing.
- Barcelona endured four goals in the first half of the Champions League match for the first time.
- Thomas Muller scored five goals in five matches against Barcelona in the Champions League and equaled Andrey Shevchenko.