Center back Kim Min-jae and goalkeeper Neuer kept a clean sheet for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-0 victory in the 10th round of the 2023-24 Bundesliga on Friday morning (ET) at Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany. With the win, the Bavarians bounced back from their second-leg DFB-Pokal loss to Saarbrücken in the second round of the 2023-24 season.
Against Dortmund, the Bavarians started Kim Min-jae at center back, with Neuer in goal. Neuer made his 11-month comeback against Bochum on March 28 after suffering a broken leg and combined with Kim to anchor the Bavarian defense for the third consecutive game.
Bayern Munich kept a clean sheet in the ninth round of the 2023-24 Bundesliga against Bochum on Neuer’s return to the club and cruised to an 8-0 victory. They then suffered a 1-2 reverse at Saarbrücken, but continued their clean sheet streak in the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win at Dortmund.
Bayern Munich won a 50-50 ball possession battle in Dortmund and didn’t allow their opponents many shots on goal. Dortmund struggled against Bayern Munich, managing just one shot on target. Dortmund started Fulkruk up front, who has been in great form for the German national team, but he was ineffective against Kim Min-jae.
German outlet Sport commented on the Bayern Munich defense that Kim was able to hold up against Dortmund: “It was thanks to Kim’s role that Neuer didn’t have to do much. Neuer didn’t have to stop a single shot in the first half against Dortmund.
Neuer has been one of Germany’s most consistent goalkeepers, playing a key role in Bayern Munich’s 11th consecutive Bundesliga title. Considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world, the Bavarians have Neuer in goal. With Kim Min-jae at the heart of their defense, Bayern Munich only allowed one shot on target against Dortmund, and Neuer didn’t have to do much to keep a clean sheet.
Bayern Munich remained unbeaten in the Bundesliga this season with a win over Dortmund, keeping them in contention at the top of the 토토 league with 8 wins and 2 draws (26 points). With Kim Min-jae continuing to play full-time for the Bavarians for the 12th consecutive game despite the controversy, the Bavarians have conceded just seven goals in 10 Bundesliga games this season, the fewest in the league.