“This will be an interesting game to draw conclusions about where we are,” Ronald Koeman had said. The answer, as they suspected, was a long way from aspiring to win the Champions League. Thirteen months later Barcelona were beaten by Bayern Munich once again.
It was not eight, not this time, but it was not great. Two goals from Robert Lewandowski and one from Thomas Müller completed a 3-0 victory that was more about the visitors’ overwhelming superiority than it was about the numbers.
Written by Sid Lowe at the Camp Nou
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