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Greuther Fürth - FC Bayern

Germany: Bundesliga
Greuther Fürth C. Itten (88)
Sportpark Ronhof Thomas SommerFull time1-3
FC Bayern T. Müller (10), J. Kimmich (31), B. Pavard (48), S. Griesbeck (68)

Nagelsmann criticizes Pavard for red card

By Rune Gjerulff

Julian Nagelsmann felt Benjamin Pavard deserved to get sent off against Greuther Fürth.

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann.
RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann.Photo: GEPA Pictures/PICTURE POINT/Sven Sonntag/Pool via PICTURE POINT

Bayern München were reduced to 10 men in the beginning of the second half of yesterday's 3-1 victory over Greuther Fürth in the Bundesliga when Benjamin Pavard saw red for a challenge on Julian Green.

Speaking to DAZN after the game, Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann expressed his disappointment with Pavard, describing the right-back's sliding tackle as unnecessary.

"I hope it will only be two games [of suspension]. I think the sliding tackle wasn't absolutely necessary and that we could have defended the situation better," said Nagelsmann.

"I think it was a red card. It was a tackle on the achilles tendon, which is usually not a good place to tackle."

Greuther Fürth
30S. Burchert
18M. Meyerhöfer
4M. Bauer
24N. Viergever
15J. Willems ↪76
22S. Griesbeck ↪76
33P. Seguin
37J. Green ↪86
16H. Nielsen ↪67
10B. Hrgota (C) ↪76
28J. Dudziak
1M. Funk
11D. Abiama ↩67
19C. Itten ↩76
40J. Leweling ↩86
32A. Barry ↩76
8N. Seufert
13M. Christiansen
14H. Sarpei
21T. Tillman ↩76
FC Bayern
1M. Neuer (C)
4N. Süle ↪86
2D. Upamecano
21L. Hernández
5B. Pavard
8L. Goretzka ↪87
6J. Kimmich
19A. Davies
25T. Müller ↪76
10L. Sané ↪61
9R. Lewandowski
36C. Früchtl
7S. Gnabry ↩76
13E. Choupo-Moting
3O. Richards
20B. Sarr
23T. Nianzou
44J. Stanisic ↩86
18M. Sabitzer ↩61
42J. Musiala ↩87

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