Problem kick kungfu, Thiago Already Apologizes to Kiessling ‘1,000 times’
Leverkusen – Bayern Munich Success rid of Bayer Leverkusen in the DFB-Pokal Kung Fu kick tinged incidents committed against Stefan Kiessling Thiago. Thiago regret and apologized.
Play a quarterfinal match, Bayern beat Leverkusen 5-3 on penalties after the match balanced 0-0 until half stoppage time at the BayArena, Thursday (04/09/2015) pm dawn.
Thiago, who was playing his second game back from injury after a long, decisive break-Bayern. Spanish midfielder became the last kicker Bayern to ensure his team advance to the semifinals.
However, Thiago could be considered lucky to still be on the pitch because only given a yellow card by referee after breaking hard Kiessling. The incident occurred in injury time, when Thiago jumping about to meet the ball with his feet but raised too high so as to Leverkusen striker’s chest.
Kiessling then collapsed and could not continue the match. He was replaced Josip Drmić, which became the only player Die Werkself who failed to convert a penalty.
“I’ve apologized to him 1,000 times. I’ve talked to him when he fell, while penalties, and in the locker room,” said the player who came from the Barcelona as preached ESPNFC.
Bayern party also defended his players. “He (Thiago) is not someone who intentionally hurt his opponent. The referee act on instinct when issued a yellow card. It is a situation that was not intentional,” said Bayern CEO Karl-Heine Rummenigge.
Meanwhile, Leverkusen only regret the decision of the referee gave a yellow card. Thiago should have been thrown out of the game.
“Clearly, the incident should have a red card – no need to be discussed further. It is an offense that does not want to see on top of a football field,” blurted director Rudi Voller Leverkusen.