‘In 2014 against Brazil, we never had the same control’: Thomas Muller says Bayern Munich’s 8-2 win over Barcelona is BETTER than Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil in the 2014 World Cup semi-final
- The 30-year-old forward netted twice as Bayern thrashed Barcelona
- Muller was part of the Germany team who thrashed Brazil at 2014 World Cup
- Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich: Quique Setien’s men make embarrassing exit
Thomas Muller claimed Bayern Munich’s 8-2 thrashing of Barcelona on Friday night topped the 7-1 hammering Germany handed Brazil at the 2014 World Cup.
The 30-year-old forward netted twice in Lisbon as Barcelona conceded four goals in the first-half of a Champions League game for the first time.
Afterwards Muller said: ‘In 2014 against Brazil we never had the same control of the game.
Thomas Muller netted twice as Bayern hammered Barcelona in the Champions League
Muller was part of the Germany team who thrashed hosts Brazil at the 2014 World Cup
‘It was something that happened but let’s not talk about it, let’s talk about today. It was a special night, the result and the way we played was special.
‘The best thing was to see that the players who come from substitutes have the same attitude and the same joy.
‘The important thing is to do what we want on the pitch and for everyone to go to the limit.
The 30-year-old forward was delighted to be named man of the match on Friday night
Substitute Philippe Coutinho, on loan from Barcelona, ascored twice after the break, alongside goals from Joshua Kimmich and Lewandowski, as Barcelona suffered their heaviest defeat in Europe.
Muller added: ‘This is good, you can imagine how it feels, it was very special for us after this match. But we have to recover.
‘It’s a big statement but the next game, it starts 0-0. It doesn’t matter.
‘I know the other teams watch our games and we have to win the next game to reach the final. We have to be quiet, calm, relaxed and very happy
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