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Benjamin Pavard 'pissed off' with Bayern Munich's Champions League exit

Mudeet Arora
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Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard has revealed he was 'pissed off' with the way his team were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals by Villarreal.

Bayern entered the second leg at the Allianz Arena 1-0 down and the tie had appeared to be heading to extra time after Robert Lewandowski tied the scores on aggregate just after half-time.

However, Die Roten were then sent crashing out of the competition when substitute Samuel Chukwueze scored late on to seal a dramatic Champions League upset.

Speaking after the game, Pavard insisted that Bayern had played well in Bavaria, but admitted that he was bitterly disappointed to exit at the quarter-final stage.

“I think compared to the first leg, we played really well. We didn’t concede too many opportunities. They did have some opportunities and they got their goal so congratulations to them. As for us, we lacked success and we didn’t score the goals we needed.

“It really pisses us off to be eliminated because, like I said, compared to the first leg, I think we played really well. But that’s football, you have to move on to other things. Right now, we have a championship to win,” Pavard concluded.

Throughout the second leg, Villarreal sat deep and narrow in numbers, largely restricting Bayern to crosses which rarely found their intended target.

With their Champions League dream over, Pavard's side will now focus on winning a tenth straight Bundesliga title. They currently look in good shape to achieve this, sitting nine points clear of Borussia Dortmund in second with five games left to play.

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