Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has criticised his Bayern Munich teammates slipped up in the Bundesliga title race but the England captain isn't giving up hope. Bayer Leverkusen moved five points clear of the reigning German champions after their comfortable 3-0 win over the Bavarians.
For Kane, the start to life in Germany hasn't been ideal as Bayern's stronghold at the top-flight summit appears to be waning amid the challenge from Xabi Alonso's side. The Three Lions star couldn't inspire a performance at the BayArena and struggled against the league leaders — slipping to a third defeat of the season.
With 13 games remaining, Leverkusen have a five-point cushion after extending their unbeaten run in the league to 21 games (winning 17, drawing four). As a result, some reports in the German press are claiming that former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is under pressure at the Allianz Arena with the possibility of losing their crown for the first time since 2011-12.
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Spurs icon Kane wasn't impressed with the performance as they were forced to rue a «disappointing day with the ball». He said: «We didn’t play well with the ball.
»I thought the pressure, especially in the first half and even in the second half, we pressed them well, but every time we won it back we gave it straight back to them. That allowed them to build momentum.
«In the final third we weren’t good in one-vs-one battles, we weren’t good in duels, the final delivery wasn’t there today, so a really disappointing day with the ball. We’re five points behind now butRead on football.london