German champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday outclassed a sturdy Borussia Dortmund outfit three-two to clinch the Super Cup trophy, their 5th title of this yr.
Corentin Tolisso opened the scoring for Bayern in the 18th minute in advance of Thomas Muller doubled their lead in the 32nd minute. But Dortmund fought back and cancelled out Bayern’s lead twice in the 39th and 55th minute thanks to targets from Julian Brandt and Erling Braut Haland respectively.
Kimmich then snatched the ball in midfield in the 82nd minute, played a one particular-two with Robert Lewandowski and had his shot blocked in advance of the ball bounced back off his foot and into the net to win the game for Bayern.
For Bayern it was a morale-boosting recovery right after shedding four-one to Hoffenheim on Sunday to finish a 32-game unbeaten run. It also marked the third win in a row towards Dortmund.
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“It was not that effortless specifically in the 2nd half. We led two- but then produced our very own lifestyle challenging,” stated Bayern coach Hansi Flick, who took above in November and has appreciated a sensational ten months in charge.
“What counts is that we won the game. Every little thing else we will need to have to do superior on Sunday (towards Hertha),” he extra.
Bayern has played for 5 trophies due to the fact coach Hansi Flick took charge in November and won them all, but all that results has produced for additional fixture congestion in the currently packed 2020-21 season.
The win above Dortmund came just 6 days right after a further Super Cup, when Bayern beat Sevilla two-one in further time in UEFA’s ceremonial season-opener. Bayern have also won the German league and Cup double, the Champions League and the European Super Cup this yr.