Tuchel unable to find reasons for Bayern's shocking collapse against Mainz

Tuchel unable to find reasons for Bayern's shocking collapse against Mainz

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 20:52 - 22.04.2023

Thomas Tuchel said he had "no explanation" for Bayern Munich's 3-1 defeat at Mainz on Saturday.

Bayern Munich controlled the game and took the lead through Sadio Mane. Seemingly heading for all three points, the Bavarians capitulated and gave away 3 goals in 14 minutes to lose the game 3-1.

Tuchel’s troubles intensify as Bayern suffer shock loss to Mainz

Tuchel's Bayern stumble again

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The defeat gave Borussia Dortmund a chance to go to the top of the table with a win against Eintracht Frankfurt, which they did thanks to a 4-0 thumping.

Tuchel said his side "was missing the energy to fight back from setbacks". 

"We look like a team that's played 80 games so far this season. 

"We look worn out. We aren't in the condition to play without making mistakes. 

"We're losing our order, we're losing our clarity. It's not clear enough over 90 minutes and we were ruthlessly punished.

"We're not in the position to fight back, to show the necessary energy to show a reaction, and the points are falling through our hands like sand."

Tuchel under pressure?

Tuchel surely could not be under pressure so early in his Bayern reign but things have to change and they must do so quickly. 

He has two wins from seven games since taking over. His period in charge has seen Bayern eliminated from the Champions League at the hands of Manchester City and a shocking exit from the German Cup to Freiburg.

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