The coach was thrilled with how the Bavarians dispatched the English champions - even if they did require a late goal to give them all three points
Thursday 18 September 2014
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The German champions took a long time to make their superiority count, but Jerome Boateng's late winner ensured they have the edge over Manchester City in Group E
Player Ratings: Bayern Munich - Manchester City
The England goalkeeper was finally beaten late on having kept out Pep Guardiola's side for the majority of the 90 minutes as City suffered defeat in their group stage opener
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's clinical second-half strike denies Jose Mourinho's men an opening-day victory in Group G after a game which saw the Blues waste a host of chances
The Spaniard had given the hosts the lead although Klaas-Jan Huntelaar struck past Thibaut Courtois in the second half to secure a point for the Bundesliga outfit
Wednesday 17 September 2014
Jose Mourinho's men have made a storming start to the new Premier League season and will be confident of seeing off their struggling German opponents. Follow it LIVE with Goal
Pep Guardiola will once again pit his wits against Manuel Pellegrini, as the champions of Germany take on the champions of England in Bavaria
The German posted a 'Where's Wally?' mock-up on his Instagram account after scrambling around looking for one of his shin pads on Tuesday, but will Gunners see the funny side?
The Dutchman is full of ambition as the Bavarians prepare to take on Manchester City in their Group E opener
The creative midfielder is one step closer to making his comeback for the Bavarians nearly six months after his last official game
The 27-year-old is full of respect for the Premier League outfit and has made it clear Schalke's injury problems should not be an excuse
The Merseysiders begin their Europa League campaign against a side without a win in four away games in Europe
COMMENT: The Bavarians have seldom had a successful season after Germany have gone far in the World Cup. But European domination is a must for them this term
The experienced midfielder claims the Gunners "never really offered much" and were fortunate the hosts did not make the most of their chances
After conquering the Premier League last season, Pellegrini's major target has to be the Champions League if City are to be considered among Europe's elites...
Arsenal were played off the pitch in Germany and Goal's Brendon Netto points out why Dortmund's attack was more than they could cope with.
The Portugal midfielder handed Leonardo Jardim a timely boost as his goal just after the hour mark got the Ligue 1 club's European campaign off to a winning start
The German pointed to the "pressing and counter-pressing" of his side as key in a one-sided dismantling of Arsenal at Signal Iduna Park