Muller: Bayern were careless

FC Bayern München forward Thomas Muller believes that the club made key errors at critical times during their 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Thurday's UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Arturo Vidal's first half penalty miss allowed Real back into the game at a time when the Bavarians were leading 1-0. Javi Martinez's needless second half sending off then firmly handed the advantage to Madrid.

As such, Muller takes the view that mistakes were made although there is every chance of winning the tie in the second leg in Spain.

He told the club's official website, "There were many different periods in the match. We had good chances to make it two, especially from the spot. At that point Real hadn't had a presentable chance.

"We were careless once in the second half, our opponents beat us to the ball, and the cross lead to the goal. Then there was the red card and the tide turned. Ultimately we're glad the scoreline was only 2-1. We still have every chance in Madrid, we're confident enough. We have the quality and passion to win in Madrid."

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