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Anderlecht on the brink of European elimination after the fifth defeat in a row

Dutch champion RSC Anderlecht Wednesday on the fifth match day in group B of the Champions League with 1-2 (rest: 0-0) lost to the German champion and match organiser Bayern Munich.

Anderlecht-captain and midfielder Sofiane Hanni scoring at home score a goal against Bayern Munich. © AFP

A strong Anderlecht gave in the first half at times voetballes to the Rekordmeister, and had the rest always on lead. Bayern picked up in the last ten away games in the Champions League will always be at least one tegendoelpunt, and also gave the astrid park in the back of a not always secure impression.

Fortunately for the visitors from Bavaria struggling Anderlecht-striker Lukasz Teodorczyk is currently with a huge scoringsprobleem – the more opportunities the Pool are still missing, the greater the problem will be. The Polish international missed the break no less than three imposed chances of eye-to-eye with the visiting goalkeeper and to make matters worse, it was an obvious strafschopfout on Pieter Gerkens not called.

The other was the map of Anderlecht-coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck good in each other. Dennis appiah notes did not sour on the right wing – he was also known as the necessary space – and Sofiane Hanni has played one of his better games of the season. The Brussels leader, award-winning after resting the party with the second half, the first goal of Anderlecht in the Champions League since december 2014. The assist came in the name of the hard-working Teodorczyk, that were misfires for the break somewhat wegveegde.

Just before, had Robert Lewandowski, his team mate at the Polish national team, Bayern 0-1 for a good action of the substitute James Rodriguez.

Best Champions League party for RSCA this season

The Bavarian powerhouse has played after the break on a higher level and not much after the equalizer, put Corentin Tolisso the 1-2 on the scoreboard. That sealed the fate of his team in his best game this season in the Champions League. In the final phase occurred Matz Sels a few times that Bayern score could continue to deepen. At the end of a substitute Hamdi Harbaoui was rightly disallowed for offside.

By the fifth consecutive defeat ends purple-and-white as well as sure on the last place in the group. Mathematically, they retain a waterkans on European winter, but they have to be at the beginning of december on the slotspeeldag in the group with three goals difference to win on a visit to the Scottish Celtic, that Wednesday a hefty 7-1 pandoering to the ears with group leader Paris Saint-Germain. Celtic currently three points after the 0-3 victory last month in Brussels.

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