Created on 10-03-2013 at 00:00 AM
Saturday’s match stats show Bayern dominating visitors Fortuna Düsseldorf in almost every significant respect, as FCB had a massive 75 percent of the possession, and won the shot count 22-4, the corner tally 12-1, and delivered 24 crosses to their opponents’ 11. But despite it all, the league leaders only just scraped a 3-2 win, just about making it eight victories in eight Bundesliga fixtures since the winter break.
“As today's game again showed, you've never won a match before kick-off,” reflected Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes after a clash Munich were expected to win on cruise control, in the light of a 5-0 triumph in the reverse fixture and the Bavarians’ current imposing form. “But it was tight. I have to say all credit to Fortuna. They made life hard for us,” Heynckes continued.