Pep Guardiola has stated and heaped praise on Ingolstadt, calling them the best team Bayern has faced.
Ingolstadt held Bayern for most of the first half and kept Guardiola’s from goal. Only for Lewandowski and Lahm to give them the victory in the second half.
Guardiola was quite impressed with the display of the opposition and has said so.
“A big compliment to my team, but also to Ralph and Ingolstadt for their courageous game,” he told reporters
“We played against the best team we have met this season.
“We had problems in our set-up for a long time which improved with [the introduction of] Thiago [in the second half]. In the end, our quality has prevailed.”
Lahm believes Bayern must learn from the scare Ingolstadt provided them with, though he admits injuries have not helped.
“They put us under pressure right from the start. We did not play with energy,” he said.
“We can learn from this. We must always go into the game with energy and willingness
“We have a number of injuries and cannot rotate the way we want, but this should not be>