At the start of the Champions League, it was easy to say that Group E was for Bayern and anybody who passed second was fine, stuffed for the competition. Today after three dates looking at the group matches we find a nice surprise, Ajax has returned.
Ajax after deserving more than the draw in their match against Bayern received Benfica, the Portuguese always difficult stand on the field and with defensive order kept 90 minutes 0-0, but one mistake was enough for Ajax to scored the winning goal in the 92nd minute. A defective Conti clearance ended up at the feet of David Neres, who had just jumped into the field, and his quick inning to the end line and subsequent pass ended in Mazraoui, whose shot hit the leg of the Spanish Alex Grimaldo and misplaced the Benfica goalkeeper to finish at the bottom of the net.
On the other hand, Bayern Munich that seems to have overcome its crisis with really good stuff, although the Colombian did not have his best game and was replaced at 62, helped Bayern to get over the scoreboard with a goal by Javi Martínez afterward of some rebounds in the area, and quickly Lewandowski could definitive figures with his goal at 63.
Without being the best match of its history, Bayern won and already adds two consecutive victories between Liga and Champions. The good feelings return to the Allianz.
Group E has the revelation of the tournament, the Cinderella is Dutch and full of young talent that hopes to reach glory, a team with much less budget than Manchester City of Guardiola or Neymar’s PSG has been able to demonstrate a superlative level in the Champions and next to Borussia Dortmund are the 2 teams that have shown better football in this first round of the tournament.