Thomas Muller's Post Match Interview After Bayern Defeat to Leverkusen Goes Viral

Thomas Muller's Post Match Interview After Bayern Defeat to Leverkusen Goes Viral

Fred Kennedy
updated at February 11, 2024 at 9:54 AM
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  • Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich ended in a 3-0 defeat for the reigning German champions
  • Goals from Josip Stanisic, Alex Grimaldo, and Jeremie Frimpong sealed Leverkusen's victory
  • Bayern's defeat in the tie has them trailing Leverkusen by five points after 21 games played

Thomas Muller could hardly restrain his fury after his Bayern Munich side suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of title rivals Bayer Leverkusen.

Leverkusen have enjoyed a fine run of form this season under Xabi Alonso, with the side still unbeaten this term.

Their impressive form has seen them give Bayern a run for their money, with the Bavarians facing a mountainous task in their bid to retain the Bundesliga title race.

Bayern Munich stars disappointed after the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München at BayArena. Photo by Stefan Matzke.
Bayern Munich stars disappointed after the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München at BayArena. Photo by Stefan Matzke.
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And on Saturday night, Bayern fell five points behind their title rivals after they were hammered 3-0 at BayArena.

Josip Stanisic opened the scoring for the hosts in the 18th minute before Alex Grimaldo doubled the advantage shortly after the break.

Jeremie Frimpong went on to take the game beyond the visitors at stoppage time with a beautiful finish.

Muller angry after Bayern defeat

Speaking after the defeat, Bayern's Muller could not hide his fury as he blasted his teammates in an explosive interview.

However, Metro UK reports that Muller, who came off the bench in the second half, refused to blame Thomas Tuchel for the result.

"There are of course some symptoms on the pitch," Muller told Sky Sports Germany.
"To quote Oliver Kahn… what I miss from our players are the balls in the game. We have a mentality in our game, especially with the ball.
"A lot has to do with game intelligence and independence on the pitch. I expect players who are on the pitch to be able to handle pressure. We urgently need to improve, and we will," he continued.

Kane reacts to Bayern defeat

In other news, Sports Brief reported on Harry Kane breaking his silence in the wake of Bayern's defeat.

After the match, the media caught up with a frustrated Kane to hear his thoughts on the result.

The England international conceded that his side did not play well, citing pressure as their greatest undoing.

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