Allianz Arena

Next Game

Bay Munich v Wolfsburg

Friday, 22 August 2014, 19:30

German Bundesliga

Bayern too strong for Schalke

Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes admitted his side had been outclassed by defending champions Bayern Munich at the Arena AufSchalke on Saturday.

Last Updated: 22/09/13 at 09:52 Post Comment

Benedikt Howedes: Hailed Bayern strength

Benedikt Howedes: Hailed Bayern strength

Despite making a bold start to the game, the Royal Blues collapsed as Bayern turned on the style to join Borussia Dortmund at the top of the table with a 4-0 win.

"Bayern are a top team who played cleverly, keeping the ball among their ranks and the difference in class today, particularly in the second half, was simply too great," said the Germany international.

"The two unfortunate goals we conceded out of nothing pretty much finished us off.

"It became incredibly difficult for us after and maybe we lacked a bit of energy to put them under more pressure up front."

Bayern coach Pep Guardiola admitted it was his side's "best Bundesliga game of the season".

"We dominated completely," he said to Sky television. "In other games, we've played well for 30 or 45 minutes, but this time, we did well for the entire 90.

"I'm proud of our performance and the game."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

am jealous but i do wonder why he's never done anything for barca and why they seemingly don't give two hoots that he's leaving. they clearly rate suarez more than him, that much is inarguable

bobsy
Sanchez Is A Game-Changer For Arsenal...

L

uis Suarez: on his way to Barcelona. Liverpool : on their way to the Conference.

wotyomamased
Liverpool agree sale of Suarez

D

aryl Janmaat, a cheaper alternative to Micah Richards? World Cup semifinalist versus Man City's backup, England's... what, fifth choice right back? That really hammers home the English premium.

harry hotspur
The Blank Gossip

Footer 365

World Cup final: Mario Gotze scores in extra-time as Germany beat Argentina 1-0

Germany won the World Cup final for a fourth time after Mario Gotze's extra-time volley sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina.

Premier League: Manchester City suffer shock pre-season defeat to Dundee

A Dundee trialist scored as Premier League champions Manchester City suffered a shock pre-season defeat in Scotland.

World Cup 2014: Brazil striker Fred announces retirement from international football

Brazil striker Fred has announced his retirement from international football following a disappointing World Cup.

Mail Box

Alexis Sanchez: Really Not THAT Good

The backlash has begun: Why are Barca letting him go if he's any good? We have mails on Alexis Sanchez, Luis Suarez, the World Cup and the wonder of F365...

Stop Your Sobbing And Man Up...

Oh and honey, put the kettle on. We have more World Cup mails but it's mostly an orgasmic explosion at the signing of Alexis Sanchez. Could this be Arsenal's year?

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property