New Delhi: Even as he donned the national colours for the final time, Bhaichung Bhutia was already thinking of how the exhibition match against Bayern Munich would benefit India.
The hosts were brushed aside by their superior German opponents in the first half on Tuesday, going down 4-0, but recovered well enough to ensure no more goals were added to the scoresheet post the interval.
India coach Savio Medeira felt his players were initially overawed by the Bayern stars.
The boys got carried away by the big names at the start and they did not play to their full potential. They didnt play at the level which we expect from them, nor did they communicate with each other or push up the field, he said. ...more
09:14 PM, Jan 11, 2012
New Delhi: India were no match for Bayern Munich on the field, but the effort of the players and the noise of the fans at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday will be a part of the memories the Germans take back with them. Bayern came to India on the back of an intense week-long training session in Doha, and as such did not get a chance to see much...
07:48 AM, Jan 11, 2012