Barcelona: Barcelona player ratings vs Bayern Munich: Araujo lacks Pique’s leadership abilities

IIt was a hard night at the office for Ronald Araujo and Barcelona as the Blaugrana fell to Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

After a good first half, xavierMen of could not wear this on reboot. The Uruguayan struggled to keep the German giants at bay, showing he still has work to do when it comes to leading the Barcelona back line.

Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski struggled in what was his first game against Bayern since leaving in the summer.

Here’s a look at how Barcelona players performed.

The Barcelona keeper started strong and did well to save Goretzka’s shot after the break. Could do nothing to stop either Bayern goal.

Barcelona’s best player in defense. Whether on the flank or in the middle, he is a safe bet.

The surprise evening starter. He showed he was ready for the big games, although he could have done more on Hernandez’s goal.

Left too much space for Sane on the 2-0 goal. As the leader of the defense, must exercise more authority. Has a long way to go to reach the level of Spades.

Made his debut and provided Lewandowski a big assist, only to have his header denied by Neuer. Put in a solid performance, but wasn’t on the same page as Christensen for Hernandez’s goal.

Good first half but looked slow after the restart. Unable to handle Bayern’s vertical play.

Well played until Bayern deliver their double. Had a glorious chance to make it 2-1, but was cruelly denied by the post. A real gamer’s gem.

Like Pedri, he ran out of steam after Bayern took the lead. Before that, he showed that he has his place on the pitch. Was later replaced by De Jong.

Less influential than these teammates. Must make his presence felt in big games, which he didn’t do on Tuesday.

The most active of Barcelona’s wingers in the first half, but replaced Ferran Torres as Bayern took the 2-0 lead. Should have done more with his two chances.

A rare off-night for the Polish striker. Should have scored two goals in the first half, and his failure to do so cost Barcelona. Did his return to the Allianz Arena weigh on him?

Came on in the second half but couldn’t change the result, as Bayern were in control at that time.

Struggled lately and it continued on Tuesday.

Arrived with 10 minutes left which was enough time to practice.

Like Kessie, he came when things were already decided.

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