Previous
San Lorenzo
Auckland City
2
1
FT
Game Details
AFC Bournemouth
Liverpool
1
3
FT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United
4
0
FT
Game Details
Real Sociedad
Real Oviedo
2
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 0
Game Details
AC Ajaccio
Paris Saint-Germain
1
3
FT
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
VfL Wolfsburg
2
2
FT
Game Details
Thailand
Malaysia
2
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
ES Setif
Western Sydney Wanderers
(5) 2
(4) 2
FT
Game Details
Next

Junior Malanda: I'll focus after miss

Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda has vowed not to let his confidence drop after missing an open goal in the 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich on the Bundesliga's opening weekend.

- Toe Poke: Malanda misses an absolute sitter
- Guardiola satisfied with victory

With Wolfsburg chasing a late equaliser against the champions, Maximilian Arnold crossed the ball into the Bayern box after 79 minutes and it fell to Malanda.

The Belgium under-21 international's first effort was diverted onto the bar by Manuel Neuer, but the ball came back to the 19-year-old inches from the unguarded net -- only to rebound off his right foot and fly wide.

Malanda and his teammates sunk to the ground, and Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking told WAZ: "He's one of the youngest players in our squad, and it's a shame for him.

"He was there in the right moment, and if we had scored for 2-2 we might have taken something back home."

Malanda told kicker: "I can only learn from it. I'll hold my head high. I need to stay focused," while WAZ quoted him as saying: "I am sorry for the team. The ball was going too fast -- I was not able to react."

His agent Didier Frenay, in quotes reported by German tabloid Bild, said: "I once told him that I'll buy him a Ferrari should he become the league's top goal-scorer. On Friday, I texted him to say that this is not the way to get the car."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.