Oh Carlo! More Unwanted Records for Bayern Boss After Historic 1st Ever UCL Defeat By Russia Club

Published on: 23 November 2016

Just when football fans thought they had seen it all, with regards to German clubs in the Champions League, Bayern Munich went and added another feat to a record-breaking week.


Borussia Dortmund had already recorded a new all-time highest scoring match in UEFA's club tournament when they beat Legia Warsaw 8-4 on Tuesday, and Carlo Ancelotti's men have now registered their own - albeit unwanted - statistic to stand the test of time.


The Bundesliga champions' shock 3-2 defeat to FC Rostov on Wednesday ensured that the Olimp-2 stadium-based outfit became the first Russian club to beat Bayern in their entire Champions League history.

2 - Bayern Munich have lost two Champions League group stage games for the first time since the 2009-10 campaign. Surprise.

The Allianz Arena-based side had lost to Lokomotiv Moscow and Zenit St.Petersburg on the continent in the past, but both of those defeats came in the UEFA Cup during the 1995/96 and 2007/08 campaigns.


Naturally, football fans flocked to twitter to express amazement at the scoreline and revelation:

@BBCSport pic.twitter.com/tTHzR4tbBX

@OptaJoe Ancelotti out

Bayern Munich making sure they finish second in the the table, giving themselves the best possible chance of playing Arsenal in the next Rnd

@FCBayernEN @MrAncelotti pic.twitter.com/5Lj2enlK5s

The result ensured that Bayern can only finish second after Atletico Madrid stormed group D with five wins from as many games. Not to mention that Ancelotti has now lost as many matches, even at this early stage, as former boss Pep Guardiola did in the entirety of last season.


Unwelcome stats for the Italian, for sure. Who'd be a football manager eh...

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