Bayern Munich added the UEFA Tremendous Cup title to their already jam-packed trophy case on Thursday in Budapest with a closer-than-expected 2-1 victory over Sevilla. In a match that featured the Champions League winners towards the Europa League winners, it was the Bavarians who got here from behind to win it in further time.
After Lucas Ocampos’ opening aim within the thirteenth minute from a penalty kick, Bayern started to dominate possession and photographs, although they weren’t as convincing in entrance of aim as they had been in Friday’s 8-0 win over Schalke. It was Leon Goretzka’s equalizer within the thirty fourth minute that compelled further time as Javi Martinez headed house the winner within the 104th minute.
The victory for Bayern was their twenty third straight, stretching the membership’s unbeaten streak to twenty-eight video games.
Listed here are three takeaways from the match:
1. Sevilla had been lucky to maintain it shut
Look, this wasn’t the Bayern that dominated Barcelona 8-2 in August after which conquered Europe, nevertheless it wasn’t an off day both. If this was an off day that ends in a trophy, I might hate to see what a mean day appears like. Hansi Flick’s workforce had 25 photographs on this recreation, 19 greater than Sevilla. They weren’t tremendous sharp in entrance of aim, and yeah, they may have misplaced contemplating Sevilla hit the publish and Manuel Neuer needed to make an enormous save late. However that is nonetheless a dominant Bayern workforce crammed with creativity. We have turn out to be used to them dominating. Heck, they’ve scored eight targets in two of their final 5 video games. However on no account was this a below-average efficiency, Bayern have simply set the bar greater than anyone ever has in current historical past.
And people who noticed this recreation bought to see simply the final word Bayern Munich aim crammed with conflict and no egos to make it 1-1. Have a look:
2. Neuer has returned to high kind
Choose Javi Martinez because the hero if you would like, however I will keep on with Neuer. This late save on Youssef En-Nesyri is totally bonkers. It is tougher to put it aside low than excessive, and he simply learn his thoughts and saved the sport. A aim there, and the trophy might be Sevilla’s. Have a look at this:
3. When will Bayern lose?
Bayern will in all probability be favored in each single match they play, so when would possibly they see defeat for the primary time since January? Nicely, it could occur within the subsequent month and half, pending their group within the UEFA Champions League — and it may occur as early as this Wednesday, realistically. Whereas Bayern face a high quality Hoffenheim aspect on Sunday, they’ve the German Tremendous Cup subsequent Wednesday towards bitter rival Borussia Dortmund. These two performed a good recreation in direction of the top of final season with Bayern profitable, they usually additionally meet once more on Nov. 7. This streak of Bayern may very effectively keep on for months, however Dortmund will get two cracks at in video games which can be must-see-TV.
Bayern Munich 2, Sevilla 1 — FINAL (A.E.T.)
⚽ Sevilla: Lucas Ocampos (17′)
⚽ Bayern: Leon Goretzka (34′)
⚽ Bayern: Javi Martinez (104′)