Muller wasn’t impressed with Atletico

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller says it's disappointing that a team with Atletico's style of play can beat a superior opponent.

In an interview following his side's Champions League semi-final loss to Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich's star forward lamented his penalty miss, but also felt that his side were the better team on the night.

"Atlético didn't turn up," Muller said. "It is sometimes disappointing the type of football that can win against a much better team. We really did everything you need to do in football."

When asked to elaborate on his final statement, Muller drew a comparison between the two sides' contrasting approaches to the match.

"We didn't only play a good passing and positional game, we also had intensity, passion and outstanding fans who supported us. Shame it wasn't enough.

"There wasn't much that we can blame except for possibly a couple of situations. I obviously should have converted my penalty, it was a massive opportunity," he added, referring to his tame spot-kick that was comfortably saved by Atletico keeper Jan Oblak.

"We also didn't deal particularly well when they scored. We played a very good game, were extremely active and all played well individually."

Despite not qualifying for the Champions League final, Bayern do have two further opportunities to send coach Pep Guardiola off to Manchester City with a trophy.

The current Bundesliga champions are comfortably ahead in their domestic league and look likely to secure their fourth consecutive title. They also take on Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal final on the 21st of May.

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