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October 28, 2012 4:30 PM GMT
Allianz-Arena — München
Referee:‬ F. Meyer‎
Attendance:‬ 71000‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Bayern Munich 1-2 Bayer Leverkusen

Goal.com rates the talent on show as the Bavarians' winning run came to an abrupt end at the hands of Sami Hyypia's men on Sunday at the Allianz Arena

By Enis Koylu

  • Manuel Neuer
    16
    4
    2.50

    Manuel Neuer

    Made a couple of decent saves for the hosts, but was beaten by one Carvajal cross. Could do little other than watch the ball drift into his net for both goals.

  • Dante
    8
    6
    2.50

    Dante

    Barely had a thing to do throughout the match, and was a bit slack whenever Leverkusen pushed forward. Neat and tidy enough in possession.

  • Jerome Boateng
    12
    7
    1.50

    Jerome Boateng Flop of the Match

    The Germany international can count himself unfortunate for his part in the winning goal, but was often off the pace of the game. Another frustrating afternoon.

  • Philipp Lahm
    5
    10
    2.50

    Philipp Lahm

    Made a poor attempt at clearing the cross for the opener, but was generally lively going down the right, forcing the Leverkusen defence into action a number of times with excellent crosses.

  • David Alaba
    6
    6
    2.50

    David Alaba

    On his first start after a long-term injury, the Austrian looked a little nervous, squandering a couple of presentable chances for the hosts. When made to play as a full-back, he was near anonymous.

  • Holger Badstuber
    3
    9
    2.50

    Holger Badstuber

    Can hardly be blamed for the goal, and set up a decent chance for Mandzukic in the first-half. Withdrawn at the break as Bayern were forced to take the game by the scruff of the neck.

  • Luiz Gustavo
    5
    7
    2.50

    Luiz Gustavo

    Slow and steady in midfield throughout, but the hosts needed a more attacking option and he was unsurprisingly withdrawn just after the break. Barely involved, all in all.

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger
    8
    8
    2.50

    Bastian Schweinsteiger

    Started the match brightly, getting forward well, but missed a couple of great chances to open the scoring. After the first half hour or so, he faded badly.

  • Toni Kroos
    5
    11
    2.50

    Toni Kroos

    Got himself into the right positions throughout, but his finishing and his passing were often found wanting as he often found a white shirt, rather than a team-mate.

  • Mario Mandzukic
    27
    1
    3.00

    Mario Mandzukic

    Had a frustrating afternoon, with Wollscheid keeping him shackled for much of the match, but came good with an equaliser, and struck the woodwork twice in the dying moments.

  • Thomas Müller
    7
    9
    2.00

    Thomas Müller

    As ever, was a willing runner down the right, but his finishing was poor, with the Germany international sending a number of shots wayward.

Substitutions

  • Arjen Robben
    11
    10
    2.00

    Arjen Robben

    Looked a bit sluggish coming back from injury, and never got to grips with the pace of the game. Sent in a few misdirected crosses.

  • Xherdan Shaqiri
    10
    6
    2.50

    Xherdan Shaqiri

    Was lively down the left, but tainted it by getting himself booked for an obvious dive.

  • Claudio Pizarro
    11
    3
    3.00

    Claudio Pizarro

    Made a decent impact off the bench, setting up the equaliser and a further chance for Mandzukic soon after.

  • Bernd Leno
    12
    1
    3.50

    Bernd Leno Top of the Match

    Made a fine save to deny Mandzukic a goal early on, and continued in much the same vain, stopping a string of Bayern shots, and dominating his area when it came to crosses.

  • Philipp Wollscheid
    4
    3
    2.50

    Philipp Wollscheid

    Was unlucky to be penalised for a foul on Dante in the build-up to a disallowed goal, but he played his part in helping to keep Mandzukic quiet for much of the match.

  • Daniel Carvajal
    12
    1
    3.00

    Daniel Carvajal

    Went in with an early lunge on Alaba which earned him a booking, but was a key part in his side's counterattacking football, testing Neuer on one occasion, and helping to set up the winner.

  • Ömer Toprak
    5
    1
    3.00

    Ömer Toprak

    Like Wollscheid, the Turkey international put in a fine showing in the heart of defence, keeping Bayern quiet for much of the match, and dominating the aerial battle with Mandzukic.

  • Stefan Reinartz
    4
    1
    3.00

    Stefan Reinartz

    Did a fine job in dropping back to help ensure that Bayern had a frustrating evening going forward. Helped move things forward when Leverkusen had the chance to counter too.

  • Simon Rolfes
    2
    3
    2.50

    Simon Rolfes

    Had a hand in the opening goal of the match, picking out Schurrle brilliantly, and was an extra body in defence, but barely had a chance to impose himself on the dominant Bavarians.

  • Lars Bender
    3
    3
    2.50

    Lars Bender

    Put Leno in trouble with a shoddy back-pass, but sat back well enough to stop the Bavarians from having an easy afternoon. Was not involved all that much.

  • Hajime Hosogai
    8
    4
    2.50

    Hajime Hosogai

    Had plenty of do with Bayern targetting the makeshift left-back, and failed to prevent a number of crosses from coming in, but kept his position well as the hosts endured a frustrating evening.

  • Gonzalo Castro
    2
    3
    2.50

    Gonzalo Castro

    Like the rest of the Leverkusen midfield, the match passed him by. He barely had the chance to get himself on the ball, and much of his job was lying further back as an auxiliary defender.

  • Andre Schürrle
    9
    1
    3.00

    Andre Schürrle

    Was alert to assist the opening goal, picking out Kiessling superbly at the far post, and did his defensive duties brilliantly, helping out both Carvajal and Hosogai.

  • Stefan Kießling
    9
    2
    3.50

    Stefan Kießling

    Made himself a constant nuisance in the Bayern half, and was unlucky not to get his name on the scoresheet before his first-half opener. Faded in the second half as Leverkusen sat back, but can be proud of his efforts.

Substitutions

  • Manuel Friedrich
    2
    1

    Manuel Friedrich

    Did not make an impact in a brief cameo.

  • Jens Hegeler
    2
    1

    Jens Hegeler

    Came off the bench with six minutes to spare, but barely touched the ball.

  • Sidney Sam
    6
    1

    Sidney Sam

    Will claim credit for the dramatic winner, but in truth, his header was going well wide when it struck the unfortunate Boateng.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski
Striker
Borussia Dortmund
18 4
Mario Mandzukic Mario Mandzukic
Striker
Bayern Munich
18 0
Adrian Ramos Adrian Ramos
Striker
Hertha BSC
16 3
Josip Drmic Josip Drmic
Striker
FC Nürnberg
16 2
Marco Reus Marco Reus
Midfielder
Borussia Dortmund
15 5