Munich – Bayern Munich scored five first-half goals in a 6-1 victory over Porto. Bayern midfielder Thiago Alcantara admitted he did not expect the team obtained a landslide victory.
Bayern started the second leg of the quarter-finals with a two-goal deficit in the Dragao results 1-3 defeat last week. Entertaining Porto at the Allianz Arena last night, Bayern need to win a minimum of 2-0 to ensure a ticket to semifnal.
However, the fact Die Roten actually appear much more violent. With control of the ball 53 percent, five times Bayern goalkeeper Porto through Thiago, Jerome Boateng, Thomas Mueller, and Robert Lewandowski (two goals) to end the first half with a 5-0 advantage.
After the break, Bayern stay accomplish the task. Porto had scored a consolation goal through Jackson Martinez but Xabi Alonso managed to fill up half a dozen goals Bayern wins a free kick.
“We did not expect to be able to beat Porto like it. We did think about the play the ball quickly, and score goals but not the goal that we created,” said Thiago to Uefa.com.
Thiago, who in previous games also breaking goal Porto, scored all 350 Bayern in the Champions League. Now, having reached the semi-finals of Thiago does not matter if you have to meet with his former club, Barcelona.
“We did not matter who his opponent later because of all the Champions League semi-final match, everything will be very difficult,” said the Spanish midfielder.