Fourth game, Fourth Statement: Led by the outstanding anniversary and triple packer Robert Lewandowski, FC Bayern Munich is a quick return of coach Julian Nagelsmann to the Champions League s Octagonal Final. The German record champion won against Benfica Lisbon sovereign with 5: 2 (2: 1) and thus is already in the ninth time after the fourth group game in the round of the last 16.
World Footballer Lewandowski introduced the Bayern in his 100th game in the premier class (26th), briefly prepared the hacking trick match of Serge Gnabry (32nd) and later laced with two lolloffs (61., 84.) a triple pack. The Pole scored his Champions League Goals 79 to 81 against Benfica.
I ve never thought that you can do so many games with so many goals and templates, said Lewandowski after the game at Amazon : In the first 20 minutes, I barely got the ball. Then it is for a striker Not so easy to stay patient. After the first goal is always a bit easier.
Immediately before the break whistle Lewandowski had the shiny opportunity for another goal, the scorer failed but with a weakly shot trading fan ( clear my mistake ) on the former Bundesliga goalkeeper Odisseesse Vlachodimos. Shortly after the break, Leroy Sané (49.) made a spectacular volley and Lewandowski all of them clearly.
The only downer for which again in some phases Munichner: The Brazilian Morato (38.) and Darwin Nunez (74.) added Bayern Captain Manuel new the first goals of the current Champions League season.
Nagelsmann back on the Bayern Bank
For the first time for two weeks and four days before the Bundesliga top game against Sc Freiburg (15.30 pm / sky), head coach Nagelsmann sat back on the bench. The 34-year-old had been positively tested in Covid-19 as part of the first leg in Lisbon (4: 0) and missed four encounters in the episode, including the 0: 5 in the DFB Cup at Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The last few weeks were too wild, we did not have the control, the absolute greed sometimes missed. I want to see today, asked the 34-year-old before the kick-off at Amazon.
Nagelsmann rotated against the Portuguese record champion on some positions. Thomas Müller was initially sitting on the bench, the posed defender Lucas Hernández and Niklas Slee (muscular problems) were not in the squad. In the internal defense, the 19-year-old Frenchman Tanguy Nianzou ran for the first time for the FCB in the premier class.
Bayern-Express takes ride
50,000 spectators in the Allianz Arena developed a fleet initial phase with opportunities on both sides. While the Portuguese, in which Julian Weigl was spared, with a right-handed out of Lucas Verissimo (15th), the Bavaria fell until the opportunities of Gnabry (6th), birthday child Alphonso Davish (19th) and Benjamin Pavard (20.).
As so often it was Lewandowski, who broke after a dream edge of Coman the spell with a short distance of a short distance. After gnabry increased by hoe, the partially shaky Bayern defensive was inattentive with a flank. Morato sat down in the header duel and had new no chance.
In the course of the game, the Bayern Express began to roll better and better, the Nagelsmann-Eleven played himself offensively into a noise. The laundry requested by the coach was specially felt clearly after the second change. San and Lewandowski decided the Bayern trailers with their hits, while the Portuguese had hardly found an answer after an acceptable first half of the game.