Jerome Boateng took all the praise in the German media following his match-winning performance against Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Boateng, 26, scored with a deflected last-minute volley from the edge of the box to seal Bayern's 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena, but even before his goal the Germany international put in a man-of-the-match performance with a number of key tackles.
Manchester City centre-back Martin Demichelis has blamed Louis van Gaal for his exit from Bayern Munich in 2011.
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Demichelis joined Bayern from River Plate in 2003, going on to win the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal four times apiece during his 259 competitive appearances for the club.
However, he had a difficult relationship with Van Gaal, who had been appointed in the summer of 2009, and the pair clashed after the first match of the 2010-11 season when the Argentina...
Instead of conceding a dramatic first-minute goal, when Thomas Muller burst through and was put off at the last moment by a slight nudge from Joe Hart, Manchester City ended up conceding at the dying moments of the game.
The aforementioned Hart had, by this time, made five world-class saves, seen his defence keep out a tepid Bayern attack and watched as David Silva's shout for a penalty was turned away by a referee.
City had done the hard bit, maintaining a steady balance to the game, keeping...