Bundesliga opener: FC Bayern win with fearsome clean sheet in Frankfurt

Status: 08/05/2022 10:22 pm

FC Bayern Munich have made an ideal begin to the brand new Bundesliga season. The file champions clearly gained at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Champions vs Europa League winners on Matchday 1. Many predicted a troublesome and sophisticated begin for Bayern in Frankfurt and in addition believed that Eintracht was able to shocking.

But issues turned out in another way. Byrne thrashed Hessians 6-1 in terrifying trend. The sport was already determined on the break. In entrance of 51,500 followers on the Frankfurt Arena, Joshua Kimmich (fifth), Benjamin Parvad (eleventh), the wonderful Sadio Mane (twenty ninth), Jamal Musiala (thirty fifth) and Serge Gnabry (forty third) scored for Munich. Randall Kolo Muani ensured a beauty consequence after the break (sixty fourth). Musiala (83rd) arrange the ultimate level.

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Eleven of the Supercups gained on the pitch

At Bayern, star debutant Mane was in the beginning XI and shaped a double lead alongside Gnabry. Coach Julian Nagelsmann trusted the profitable staff from the Supercup towards RB Leipzig (5:3). Other newcomers Matthijs de Ligt, Ryan Gravenberch, Nousser Mazroi and Mathis Tell have been initially on the bench.

Ex-Munich Mario Gotze has performed for Frankfurt because the begin of his Bundesliga comeback. Skipper Sebastian Rode replaces Japanese Daichi Kamada in defensive midfield. Otherwise, coach Oliver Glasner trusted the gamers who gained 4-0 in the DFB Cup at second division membership 1. FC Magdeburg.

Memorable first half

The begin was livid, with a very memorable first half making you wish to kick off the Bundesliga’s sixtieth season. Bayern put Eintracht underneath strain from the beginning. Kimmich beat Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp in the fifth minute. The nationwide participant took a free kick from proper half-field to the close to put up, Trapp and the Frankfurt protection counted on the cross. The goalkeeper took a protracted shot, however could not get shut.

2-0 additionally got here from a typical state of affairs. Eintracht could not clear a nook from the appropriate, the ball fell to Payward’s toes in the penalty space and he did not waste the chance.

Birds saved

After that, the Frankfurters performed {a partially} wild protection. This was initially exploited by Mane, who scored with a header after a fast assault from 9 metres. Moments later, Mane and Thomas Müller labored magic in the penalty space, Musiala making it 4-0, Gnabry making it 5-0 earlier than the break – once more profitable the ball and switching shortly.

Frankfurt additionally had an opportunity

It wasn’t that the poor Hessians did not have possibilities, however not like Bayern they did not rating. After a nook, Tuta hit the crossbar of the Bayern purpose with his head. National goalkeeper Manuel Neuer wouldn’t have had an opportunity. Jasper Lindström later rounded 4 Bayern gamers with luck and talent, however in entrance of Neuer he fired the ball simply broad of the purpose.

With 0:5 on the break however nonetheless serving properly

On the opposite hand, the Frankfurters have been fortunate that the break was solely 0:5. Thomas Müller fumbled the ball previous Gnabry’s immaculate counter-attack, just for Musiala to hit into the aspect netting. Overall, a livid Bayern hit the aluminum thrice in the primary half.

Quiet in the second half

After the break, the Frankfurters centered primarily on the defensive, however then turned an increasing number of daring with out dropping management like in the primary spherical. Bayern shift down a gear or two.

That’s how Eintracht scored – with an help from Bayern goalkeeper Neuer. He tussled with Randall Kolo Muani to throw the ball exterior his penalty space, and the striker needed to head in from simply 18 metres. In the 69th minute, Kolo Muani nearly scored his second purpose after a very good efficiency by Angar Knof solely to attain a set piece away.

Otherwise, the sport fizzled out in the second half. Glasner had already introduced in three new gamers in the break, and Nagelsmann additionally made energetic modifications. In the 74th minute, Trepp managed to excel once more in a one-on-one towards Mane, however then it was Bayern Munich in the type of Musiala who added the completion.

Eintracht Frankfurt journey to Hertha BSC on Saturday (13.08.2022) 2nd matchday, FC Bayern play VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday.

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