Barcelona fails to get past the Champions League groups for the first time in 20 years

Barcelona fails to get past the Champions League groups for the first time in 20 years

Barcelona failed to qualify for the playoffs of the European Champions League, after losing to its German host Bayern Munich by three goals.

This is in the meeting that brought the two teams together on Wednesday evening, at the “Allianz Arena”, in the sixth and final round of Group E in the Champions League for the current season 2021-2022.

Barcelona moved to the European League after finishing third in Group E.

The “Opta” network, which specializes in monitoring statistics, stated that the Catalan team failed to overcome the group stage of the European Champions League for the fourth time in its history and the first in 20 years, specifically during the 2000-2001 season, and then participated in the European Union Cup.

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Bayern Munich ended the first half of the match with a clean double, and Thomas Muller opened the scoring for Bayern Munich in the 34th minute with a header, reaching the 50th goal in the Champions League.

Leroy Sane added the second goal of the Bavarian team in the 43rd minute from a missile shot that Ter Stegen failed to address.

In the second half, young Jamal Musila added Bayern Munich’s third goal in the 62nd minute of the match, after following a cross from Canadian Alfonso Davies.

In the same group, Benfica defeated Dinamo Kiev, Ukraine, with a clean double, to qualify the Portuguese team, along with Bayern Munich, to the round of 16 of the Champions League.

Bayern Munich scored the full mark with 18 points, then Benfica of Portugal with 8 points, Barcelona 7 points and finally Dynamo Kiev one point.

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