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Makaay hits spot for Bayern

Published: Wednesday 15 September 2004, 21.45CET
Maccabi Tel-Aviv 0-1 FC Bayern München Roy Makaay's second-half penalty ends Bayern's winless away run.

Match statistics

M. Tel-AvivBayern

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target2
 
5
Attempts off target6
 
8
Corners5
 
3
Offsides1
 
0
Fouls committed20
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:21 CET

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
 
Published: Wednesday 15 September 2004, 21.45CET

Makaay hits spot for Bayern

Maccabi Tel-Aviv 0-1 FC Bayern München Roy Makaay's second-half penalty ends Bayern's winless away run.

By Ofer Ronen-Abels at the Ramat Gan

A second-half penalty converted by Roy Makaay brought FC Bayern München victory over Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC in Group C in the first UEFA Champions League match to be played in Israel.

Makaay winner
The Dutch striker sent Maccabi Tel-Aviv goalkeeper Liran Strauber the wrong way on 64 minutes to earn Bayern their first away victory in the Champions League in three seasons, and ruin the home side's first match in the competition.

Addo fit
Striker Ishmael Addo recovered from a knee injury to lead the line for Maccabi Tel-Aviv, and coach Nir Klinger made just one change from the side that beat PAOK FC 1-0 last month to ensure qualification to the group stage for the first time - new signing Yehoshua Nagar making his debut at left-back in place of the suspended Salem Abo-Siam.

Lone striker
New Bayern coach Felix Magath had a long list of absentees to contend with, notably forwards Claudio Pizarro, Roque Santa Cruz and Vahid Hashemian, so Makaay started alone up front.  Sebastian Deisler and Owen Hargreaves, substitutes in the weekend win over DSC Arminia Bielefeld, came into a five-man midfield in place of Hashemian and Andreas Görlitz, with Hasan Salihamidzic filling in at right-back.

Lucio booked
An uneventful first half passed with Bayern dominating possession, but lacking any real menace in attack. Maccabi Tel-Aviv looked to use the pace of Addo on the break to unsettle the German side and he drew Lucio into a rash challenge on six minutes when the Brazilian was booked for a cynical block near the halfway line.

Makaay header
But both sides lacked a cutting edge and Makaay was largely starved of chances, coming closest on 18 minutes when he headed Michael Ballack's cross well wide. At the other end, Oliver Kahn was largely untroubled, but almost conceded a goal on 23 minutes before having made a save. The home side pressed with a series of corners then Liran Cohen crossed for Tamir Cohen who sent a header wide from close range.

Strauber saves
Tobias Rau's runs down the left gave Bayern some penetration and Ballack and Zé Roberto combined well at times, but Avi Strool and Giovanini in the heart of the Maccabi Tel-Aviv defence were rarely threatened. Deisler shot tamely over on 31 minutes, and it was not until the final minute of the half that Strauber actually had to make a save, blocking a stinging long-range shot from Zé Roberto after a powerful run down the centre from the Brazilian.

Schweinsteiger introduction
Klinger was deploying Moshe Mishaelof as defensive cover in front of the Maccabi back four and the tactic worked in putting a stranglehold on midfield. But the introduction of Bastian Schweinsteiger for Deisler at half-time gave Bayern more momentum and the youngster twice went close before the German side finally went ahead on 64 minutes.

Makaay penalty
Zé Roberto was the instigator of the goal, drawing John Pantsil into a clumsy challenge in the penalty area. Makaay stepped up to take the penalty and gently rolled the ball beyond Strauber. The home side looked to hit back immediately and Tamir Cohen's volley forced Kahn into a smart save low to his left. But as Maccabi Tel-Aviv opened up Bayern found more space and Lucio almost doubled the lead with a header at the far post on 73 minutes.

Kahn saves
Bayern were in control but almost threw their lead away at the death when Erez Mesika was given space on the edge of the area and only Kahn's superb reflexes prevented the Bavarian side from dropping two points.

Last updated: 16/09/04 0.34CET

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Lineups

m. tel-aviv

M. Tel-Aviv

bayern

Bayern

1
StrauberLiran Strauber (GK) (C)
1
KahnOliver Kahn (GK) (C)
2
StroolAvi Strool
3
LúcioLúcio
Yellow Card7
5
MishaelofMoshe Mishaelof
Substitution61
8
FringsTorsten Frings
7
ReisBruno Reis
Substitution83
10
MakaayRoy Makaay
Goal64
11
MesikaErez Mesika
11
Zé RobertoZé Roberto
15
L. CohenLiran Cohen
Substitution73
13
BallackMichael Ballack
Substitution90+2
17
PantsilJohn Pantsil
Yellow Card63
15
RauTobias Rau
18
AddoIshmael Addo
20
SalihamidžićHasan Salihamidžić
19
T. CohenTamir Cohen
23
HargreavesOwen Hargreaves
Substitution82
20
NagarShuki Nagar
25
LinkeThomas Linke
23
GiovaniniMarcio Giovanini
26
DeislerSebastian Deisler
Substitution46

Substitutes

22
NirGal Nir (GK)
22
RensingMichael Rensing (GK)
4
MoosaKoby Moosa
4
KuffourSamuel Kuffour
9
BounfeldElad Bounfeld
5
R.KovačRobert Kovač
Substitution90+2
10
DegoBaruch Dego
Substitution83
6
DemichelisMartín Demichelis
14
ZitoniOren Zitoni
Substitution61
Yellow Card84
14
PizarroClaudio Pizarro
16
JanLior Jan
18
GörlitzAndreas Görlitz
Substitution82
25
M'BambaEmile M'Bamba
Substitution73
31
SchweinsteigerBastian Schweinsteiger
Substitution46

Coach

Nir Klinger (ISR) Felix Magath (GER)

Referee

Stephen Graham Bennett (ENG)

Assistant referees

Michael Tingey (ENG), Anthony Green (ENG)

Fourth official

Robert Styles (ENG)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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