Live Football Match Experience in Germany

Bayern Munich (1) vs Manchester City (0)

My first experience of watching a LIVE football match was on 17 September 2014 at the Allianz Arena, a football stadium in Bavaria, Munich, Germany, which houses 75,000 people and 2200 business seats.

Though I like Manchester United and toured several football stadiums in Europe, I never had the interest or intent in spending money to watch a Live football match. Despite my family and friends wanting to buy tickets and taking me to watch a LIVE match, I never went. But, to watch the Bayern Munich vs Manchester City match live at the stadium, my brother purchased the ticket and forced me to come for the match.

It was an experience I would always remember and cherish in my life. I took my camera and lenses to take photos as we were sat on the top tier of the stadium and was told the view would be breathtaking. It was truly a beautiful view and a treat to take photos.

Tip: if you are going to sit on the top tier, I suggest you choose the corner seat and take a tripod to use the long lenses else you will have to ensure not shaking your hands while clicking.

Football | Bayern Munich | Travel Photo | PritishSocial
Yellow Card given to a Manchester City player
Live Football Match | Goalkeeper Saves | Allianz Arena | PritishSocial
Brilliant Save from the goalkeeper

Live Football Action | Munich | Allianz Arena | PritishSocial

Will the goalkeeper save the ball? | Football Match | Munich | PritishSocial

 

Security at Live Football Match | Munich | Allianz Arena | PritishSocial
Security officers talking while the football match is being played
Vanishing Spray | Football Match Referee | Munich | PritishSocial
The Vanishing Spray a.k.a. Vanishing Foam, is a substance applied to an association football pitch in order to provide a temporary visual marker.
Goalkeeper Heading the football | Munich | Travel Photo | PritishSocial
Keeper heading the ball to save a goal
Keeper Saving A Goal | Football Match | Bayern Munich vs Manchester City | PritishSocial
Keeper saving a goal here. He saved a lot of goals in this match.

Striking the football | Manchester City Player | Munich | PritishSocial

Yay, it is a Goal

Goal | Bayern Munich vs Manchester City | Football Match | PritishSocialYaay Goal | Bayern Munich vs Manchester City | Football Match | PritishSocial

First Goal | Bayern Munich vs Manchester City | Football Match | PritishSocial

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Video Highlights of The Match – Bayern Munich vs Manchester City 2014

 

My new travel companion – Beanie von München

Beyern Munich Football | Travel | PritishSocial
In front of the Allianz Football Stadium in Munich

Pre-Match and Match Photos can be seen on my Official Facebook Photography Page

 

Some Photos of the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany

Team for the Match

Bayern Munich

  • Neuer
  • 17 Boateng
  • 27 Alaba
  • BenatiaSubstituted forDanteat 85′minutes
  • 19 Götze
  • 18 Bernat
  • Alonso
  • 21 Lahm
  • 13 Rafinha Substituted for Pizarroat 84′minutes
  • 25 Müller Substituted for Robbenat 76′minutes
  • Lewandowski

 

Substitutes

  • Dante
  • 10 Robben
  • 11 Shaqiri
  • 14 Pizarro
  • 20 Rode
  • 23 Reina
  • 34 Höjbjerg

Manchester City

  • Hart
  • Sagna
  • 26 Demichelis Booked at 77mins
  • 22 Clichy Booked at 65mins
  • 4KompanyBooked at 45mins
  • 25 Fernandinho
  • Nasri Substituted for Milnerat 58′minutes
  • 42 Y Touré
  • 15 Jesús Navas Substituted for Kolarovat 88′minutes
  • 21  Silva
  • 10  Dzeko Booked at 41 mins Substituted for Agüeroat 74′minutes

Substitutes

  • Milner
  • 11 Kolarov
  • 13 Caballero
  • 16 Agüero
  • 18 Lampard
  • 20 Mangala
  • 38 Boyata
RefereeAlberto Undiano Mallenco
Attendance68,000

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