Bayern Munich essential a bit of luck and the top quality of Serge Gnabry to survive early Olympique Lyonnais strain and guide their spot in the Champions League ultimate, Bayern coach Hansi Flick mentioned immediately after their three- win on Wednesday.
Winger Gnabry scored twice just before Robert Lewandowski additional a late third objective but the Bavarians had to survive early strain from the French side who also hit the submit.
“It was an extreme game and we knew it would be like that,” Flick informed a information conference. “Lyon had a terrific functionality, pressured us and we survived it with a bit of luck in particular at the begin.”
Gnabry struck in the 18th and 33rd minutes to place the Germans in the driving seat but it was a far significantly less dominant functionality than final week’s eight-two demolition of Barcelona.
“Serge’s person functionality settled our nerves. The one- was excellent. His finish and his run, just excellent,” Flick mentioned.
“His growth in the previous couple of many years has been awesome and you can see that he is quite near to a planet-class player,” he mentioned of the Germany global who has scored 9 objectives in 9 Champions League video games this season.
‘The emphasis is on Paris’
Bayern encounter Paris St Germain, three- winners more than RB Leipzig on Tuesday, in the ultimate and they will will need to boost their defence.
“It is clear we did not defend as properly as typically,” mentioned Flick, whose workforce are unbeaten in 2020 in all competitions.
“The emphasis is now on Paris. We want to give it every thing we have. I will not consider that the attacking game of Lyon is far worse than PSG. They have been ambitious in assault.
“We misplaced possession which we have to cease executing. Now we have to rest and on Sunday check out to win the title with one more prime functionality towards Paris,” he mentioned.