UCL: Carragher names player who cost Bayern Munich 2-2 draw against Real Madrid

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has stated that Kim Min-jae’s mistake cost Bayern Munich a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.

Carragher also compared Min-jae’s performance for Bayern Munich against Real Madrid to Jakub Kiwior’s performance for Arsenal against Bayern in the Champions League quarterfinals last month.

Vinicius Junior opened the scoring for Real Madrid as Min-jae was out of position and failed to defend the goal.

In the second half, the former Napoli star fouled Rodrygo inside Bayern’s area, leading to a penalty that Vinicius scored to equalise for Madrid in the 83rd minute.

In his post-match analysis for CBS Sports, Carragher said: “The reason Bayern Munich have beat Arsenal is because Arsenal had a defender in the first leg – Kiwior – who was not at the level. He cost them; he cost Arsenal in that first leg.

“Kim has cost Bayern Munich in this first leg; he really has because they’ve been the dominant team, the better team but they’ve been let down by a defender at the back.

“And that’s what happened to Arsenal and Bayern obviously capitalised on that but Real Madrid look like they will capitalise on this from Bayern Munich.”

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