Thomas Tuchel (50), the hot-tempered owner of Bayern Munich, had another accident. In the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League in the 2022-23 season, which was an important match, the excitement could not be calmed down, and even after the game, anger was expressed.
British media Daily Mail said on the 20th (Korean time), “Coach Tuchel said after the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City, ‘(Clement Turpin) is an E-class referee.”
On this day, Munich, led by coach Tuchel, recorded a 1-1 draw with Man City. Munich, who lost 0-3 in the first leg, was eliminated from advancing to the semi-finals with a final aggregate score of 1-4. Man City’s ‘monster’ Erling Hollan (23) scored two goals in a row and ended the tournament in vain.
Coach Tuchel’s actions in this game were on the cutting board. With the score at 1-1, coach Tuchel expressed his anger at Man City’s foul at the end of the second half. In the end, referee Turpin pulled out a series of yellow cards, and eventually coach Tuchel was sent off in the 40th minute of the second half.
The media analyzed that coach Tuchel’s complaints accumulated throughout the game broke out at the last minute. Munich received 5 yellow cards in the first half alone. In the 18th minute of the first half, Dayo Upamecano (25) received a red card for fouling Haalan, but canceled it after seeing that the offside was declared.
After the game, coach Tuchel responded,스포츠토토 “I am satisfied with the team’s performance.” Still, he noted that “there were a couple of things that were subpar”, though “there are some complaints about the game”. He expressed his anger, saying, “The stadium condition was not good, and the referee level was E grade.”
Coach Tuchel took over as manager of Munich after Julian Nagelsmann (36), who was sacked in March. He built his career by managing several big clubs in Europe, including Dortmund (Germany), Paris Saint-Germain (France) and Chelsea (England). However, there was also a ‘dark side’ that caused conflict wherever he went.
After taking over as manager of Munich, Tuchel aimed for the treble, but lost face by being eliminated in the quarterfinals of the German Football Federation (DFB)-Pokal. In addition, in the Champions League, they fell in the quarterfinals and suffered the humiliation of being eliminated from two competitions within a month.