Dec 10, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Allianz Arena
Bayern Munich
Man CityManchester City
Muller (5'), Gotze (12')
Dante (40')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Silva (28'), Kolarov (59' pen.), Milner (62')
Dzeko (42'), Milner (44'), Fernandinho (78'), Zabaleta (83')

Franck Ribery can't explain Manchester City defeat

Bayern's Franck Ribery celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal against Werder Bremen on December 7, 2013
Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery says that he does not know what happened after the visitors came back from two goals down to win 3-2 in the Allianz Arena.

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery said that he was at a loss to explain Manchester City's comeback in their 3-2 loss on Tuesday evening.

The European Champions were two goals up inside 12 minutes at the Allianz Arena, before City fought back with goals from David Silva, Aleksandar Kolarov and James Milner.

"I honestly do not know what happened," Ribery told BeIn Sport.

"We started well in the game, but after that we took this team lightly. There was a loosening up and ultimately the game is lost.

"We are pleased with first place [in the group], but upset regarding the result. We made a lot of mistakes due to our lack of concentration. We hope to respond this weekend."

Despite the defeat, Bayern qualified at the top of Group D on goal difference.

Manchester City players celebrate after Serbian defender Aleksandar Kolarov scored through a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League group D football match against Bayern Munich on December 10, 2013
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