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Bordeaux prevail despite Butt heroics

Published: Thursday 22 October 2009, 0.50CET
FC Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1 FC Bayern München
Michaël Ciani, cancelling his own goal, and Marc Planus won it despite Hans-Jörg Butt saving two penalties for nine-man Bayern.
by Matthew Spiro
from Stade Chaban-Delmas

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Match statistics

BordeauxBayern

Goals scored2
 
1
Attempts on target10
 
1
Attempts off target5
 
1
Corners4
 
4
Offsides2
 
1
Fouls committed13
 
19
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red cards0
2

Standings

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

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
 
Published: Thursday 22 October 2009, 0.50CET

Bordeaux prevail despite Butt heroics

FC Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1 FC Bayern München
Michaël Ciani, cancelling his own goal, and Marc Planus won it despite Hans-Jörg Butt saving two penalties for nine-man Bayern.

Michaël Ciani scored for the second UEFA Champions League game running to make amends for his early own goal and enable FC Girondins de Bordeaux to see off nine-man FC Bayern München in a tense and eventful game.

Drama
Bayern got off to an ideal start thanks to Ciani's misfortune but the game slipped from their grasp in three disastrous first-half minutes when Ciani equalised and Thomas Müller was then dismissed. Marc Planus put Les Marine et Blanc ahead before the break and though Hans-Jörg Butt saved two second-half penalties, the latter after Daniel Van Buyten was also sent off, Bordeaux hung on to go two points clear at the top of Group A, with Bayern down to third before these sides' 3 November rematch.

Own goal
Ciani's first-ever European goal secured all three points for Les Girondins against Maccabi Haifa FC last time out, yet the defender's luck deserted him six minutes in as he deflected Holger Badstuber's corner into his own net from close range. Having just suffered a second straight defeat for the first time in Laurent Blanc's reign on Saturday, this early strike further dented the home side's confidence as Bayern's powerful midfield trio established a grip.

Ciani redemption
Bordeaux's principal creator, Yoann Gourcuff, failed to even touch the ball for nine minutes, but when he finally did, his diagonal pass found Marouane Chamakh who sliced wide from a tight angle. While chances from open play proved scarce, the Ligue 1 outfit succeeded in upping the pressure via set-pieces. Wendel had seen one stinging free-kick parried by Butt when, on 27 minutes, the Brazilian's corner was brilliantly flicked in by Ciani at the near post for the first goal against Bayern in the group, prompting an outpouring of relief from the 25-year-old.

Bordeaux ahead
The contest swung further in favour of the French champions when the visitors' in-form playmaker Müller picked up his second yellow card for a trip on Mathieu Chalmé, giving a now vibrant Bordeaux even more momentum. Wendel nodded Chalmé's cross over before Gourcuff's superb swirling shot produced a fine fingertip Butt save. However, the second goal duly arrived after 40 minutes, Planus forcing in Hamit Altıntop's attempted clearance after Wendel had whipped in a low free-kick from the right.

Penalty saved
The ten men of Bayern appeared content to allow Bordeaux possession in the second half, choosing their moment to spring forward with menace. On one such occasion, Luca Toni ghosted in at the near post before turning Bastian Schweinsteiger's cross wide. Gourcuff had the ideal opportunity to calm his side's nerves from the penalty spot after Butt had lost possession and fouled Chamakh, but the goalkeeper made amends by saving the French international's dinked effort one-handed. Gourcuff hooked the rebound wide of an empty net.

Toni denied
The drama continued on 72 minutes, Toni heading Mark van Bommel's centre against the post. That proved Bayern's final chance, but Bordeaux were made to sweat until the very end after substitute Jussiê had another spot-kick saved by Butt following a challenge on Chamakh for which Van Buyten was dismissed. Both he and Müller will miss the return.

Last updated: 27/11/12 4.32CET

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Lineups

bordeaux

Bordeaux

bayern

Bayern

1
CarrassoCédric Carrasso (GK)
22
ButtJörg Butt (GK)
2
CianiMichaël Ciani
Goal6
Goal27
5
Van BuytenDaniel Van Buyten
Red Card88
4
A. DiarraAlou Diarra (C)
8
Hamit AltıntopHamit Altıntop
5
FernandoFernando
9
ToniLuca Toni
Substitution78
8
GourcuffYoann Gourcuff
Yellow Card55
Penalty66
17
Van BommelMark van Bommel (C)
Substitution78
17
WendelWendel
Substitution85
18
KloseMiroslav Klose
Substitution74
18
PlašilJaroslav Plašil
Substitution85
21
LahmPhilipp Lahm
21
ChalméMatthieu Chalmé
25
T. MüllerThomas Müller
Yellow Card13
Red Card30
27
PlanusMarc Planus
Goal40
28
BadstuberHolger Badstuber
Yellow Card17
28
TrémoulinasBenoît Trémoulinas
31
SchweinsteigerBastian Schweinsteiger
29
ChamakhMarouane Chamakh
Yellow Card52
44
TymoshchukAnatoliy Tymoshchuk
Yellow Card63

Substitutes

16
RaméUlrich Ramé (GK)
1
RensingMichael Rensing (GK)
6
JuriettiFranck Jurietti
6
DemichelisMartín Demichelis
7
GouffranYoan Gouffran
Substitution85
13
GörlitzAndreas Görlitz
9
CavenaghiFernando Cavenaghi
16
OttlAndreas Ottl
Substitution78
10
JussiêJussiê
Substitution85
Penalty88
20
SosaJosé Sosa
11
BellionDavid Bellion
23
PranjićDanijel Pranjić
Substitution74
25
SanéLudovic Sané
33
GomezMario Gomez
Substitution78

Coach

Laurent Blanc (FRA) Louis van Gaal (NED)

Referee

Terje Hauge (NOR)

Assistant referees

Steinar Holvik (NOR), Frank Andås (NOR)

Fourth official

Tommy Skjerven (NOR)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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