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Bayern Munich 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Ryan Sessegnon scores on full debut as Spurs lose

Ryan Sessegnon
This was only Sessegnon's fourth appearance for Spurs

Ryan Sessegnon marked his first Tottenham start with a goal but could not prevent Spurs from losing 3-1 to Bayern Munich in their final Champions League group game.

Both sides had already qualified for the last 16, with Bayern progressing as Group B winners and Tottenham going through as runners-up, and consequently they made numerous changes for Wednesday's encounter at the Allianz Arena.

Bayern beat Spurs 7-2 in their first meeting in this season's competition at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and took an early lead through Kingsley Coman.

Spurs hit back soon after when Sessegnon showed great composure to bring a pass under control inside the area and rifle a powerful finish beyond Manuel Neuer.

Thomas Muller, on as a first-half substitute after Coman picked up an injury, then struck just before the break when he tapped in after Alphonso Davies had hit the post.

Philippe Coutinho went close to scoring a spectacular third for the hosts but his fierce drive from distance bounced off the underside of the crossbar before being cleared.

The former Liverpool forward got on the scoresheet in the second half when he curled into the bottom corner from the edge of the area.

Spurs will face one of Barcelona, Juventus, Paris St-Germain, Valencia or RB Leipzig in the last 16, with the draw on Monday.

After the game, Bayern said France forward Coman would be out for "some time" with a capsule tear in the left knee".

Sessegnon shines on full debut

With qualification to the last 16 and positions in the group already sorted before this game, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho understandably opted to give his fringe and young squad players a chance to shine.

After a testing start to his Spurs career, Sessegnon grasped his opportunity with both hands. The 19-year-old signed from Fulham on deadline day but a hamstring injury he picked up in the summer while with England Under-21s had limited him to just three first-team appearances from the bench.

He took just 20 minutes to make an impression in Munich, thundering an unstoppable strike past Neuer after first taking a touch to control Giovani lo Celso's deflected pass.

At 19 years and 207 days, Sessegnon became Spurs' youngest Champions League scorer and went on to put on an assured performance.

He was the standout player for an otherwise flat Spurs who struggled to compete against a Bayern team that barely got out of third gear.

Man of the match - Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham)

Ryan Sessegnon
Sessegnon put in a lively performance that will have done no harm to his chances of a more prominent role in the team under Jose Mourinho

Bayern join an exclusive club - the stats

  • Bayern Munich became just the second club to win all six of their group games in a single Champions League campaign (in the competition's current format, since 2003-04) after Real Madrid, who have done so twice (in 2011-12 and 2014-15).
  • By collecting maximum points (18) and a goal difference of +19 Bayern became the best group winner in the history of the competition.
  • Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has lost each of his three away games at Bayern Munich, with all three coming in the Champions League in charge of different teams (3-2 with Chelsea, 2-1 with Real Madrid and 3-1 with Spurs).
  • Bayern Munich have gone unbeaten at home in the Champions League group stage for the sixth consecutive campaign, winning 17 of their 18 games at the Allianz Arena since the 2014-15 season (D1).
  • Spurs have conceded at least two goals in five of their six games under Jose Mourinho in all competitions (11 in total), including in all three of their away games.
  • Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller scored his 28th Champions League goal at the Allianz Arena - only four players have ever scored more at a single venue in the competition (Lionel Messi at the Nou Camp and Cristiano Ronaldo, Raul and Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu).
  • Ryan Sessegnon is the third-youngest player to score a Champions League goal under Jose Mourinho, after Carlos Alberto (19y 167d) and Mario Balotelli (18y 84d).

'I learned important information' - what they said

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho said: "It would be unfair to speak about conclusions. No conclusions, just information and that is very important for me.

"Some of the players played their first minutes with me. Some of the players like Foyth was the first time he played.

"It was important to collect some information, information you normally collect in the season or in pre-season. I just arrived and I need information.

"I am happy with the decisions I made, I hope our supporters understand what I did. Internally we made this decision and we think it was the best decision for the team."

What's next?

Tottenham return to Premier League action this weekend when they travel to Wolves on Sunday (14:00 GMT). Meanwhile, the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League is on Monday (11:00 GMT).

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 5Pavard
  • 17Boateng
  • 8Martínez AguinagaSubstituted forGoretzkaat 87'minutes
  • 19Davies
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 32KimmichBooked at 36mins
  • 10Coutinho
  • 22Gnabry
  • 14PerisicSubstituted forZirkzeeat 86'minutes
  • 29ComanSubstituted forMüllerat 27'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Lewandowski
  • 18Goretzka
  • 25Müller
  • 26Ulreich
  • 28Singh
  • 33Mai
  • 35Zirkzee

Tottenham

  • 22Gazzaniga
  • 16Walker-Peters
  • 21Foyth
  • 4Alderweireld
  • 3Rose
  • 17Sissoko
  • 15DierSubstituted forWanyamaat 81'minutes
  • 18Lo CelsoBooked at 36minsSubstituted forSkippat 65'minutes
  • 23Eriksen
  • 19R Sessegnon
  • 27Lucas MouraSubstituted forSon Heung-Minat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6D Sánchez
  • 7Son Heung-Min
  • 12Wanyama
  • 29Skipp
  • 39Tanganga
  • 49Austin
  • 52Parrott
Referee:
Gianluca Rocchi
Attendance:
66,353

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamTottenham
Possession
Home70%
Away30%
Shots
Home24
Away7
Shots on Target
Home11
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, FC Bayern München 3, Tottenham Hotspur 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 3, Tottenham Hotspur 1.

Attempt saved. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ryan Sessegnon with a cross.

Attempt saved. Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Eriksen with a through ball.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Paulo Gazzaniga.

Attempt saved. Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Thiago.

Attempt blocked. Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Thomas Müller.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Leon Goretzka replaces Javi Martínez.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Joshua Zirkzee replaces Ivan Perisic.

Foul by Benjamin Pavard (FC Bayern München).

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ivan Perisic (FC Bayern München).

Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Victor Wanyama replaces Eric Dier.

Foul by Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München).

Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Manuel Neuer.

Attempt saved. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München).

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Oliver Skipp (Tottenham Hotspur).

Foul by Jérôme Boateng (FC Bayern München).

Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur).

Offside, Tottenham Hotspur. Christian Eriksen tries a through ball, but Son Heung-Min is caught offside.

Foul by Ivan Perisic (FC Bayern München).

Juan Foyth (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Oliver Skipp replaces Giovani Lo Celso.

Substitution

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Son Heung-Min replaces Lucas Moura.

Goal!

Goal! FC Bayern München 3, Tottenham Hotspur 1. Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alphonso Davies.

Attempt saved. Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

Attempt missed. Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Juan Foyth (Tottenham Hotspur).

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG65101721516
2Real Madrid6321148611
3Club Bruges6033412-83
4Galatasaray6024114-132

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich66002451918
2Tottenham63121814410
3Olympiakos6114814-64
4Red Star Belgrade6105320-173

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City64201641214
2Atalanta6213812-47
3Shakhtar Donetsk6132813-56
4Dinamo Zagreb61231013-35

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus6510124816
2Atl Madrid631285310
3B Leverkusen620459-46
4Lokomotiv Moscow6105411-73

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool6411138513
2Napoli6330114712
3RB Salzburg6213161337
4KRC Genk6015520-151

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona642094514
2B Dortmund631288010
3Inter Milan621310917
4Slavia Prague6024410-62

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Leipzig6321108211
2Lyon62229818
3Benfica62131011-17
4Zenit St Petersburg621379-27

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Valencia632197211
2Chelsea6321119211
3Ajax6312126610
4Lille6015414-101
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