BAYERN MUNCHEN VS AUGSBURG: 6-0
Lewandowski scores a hat-trick in Big Bavarian Derby win. Bayern Munich resumes their imperious Bundesliga form with a huge victory against Augsburg. With this win, Bayern Munich moved one step closer to becoming German Champions for a record of fifth consecutive time.
As the match began in Allianz Arena it was just another day at the office for Munich players as they were Bundesliga title holders. Bayern Munich placed an attacking line-up with 4-2-3-1 formation whereas Augsburg tried to neutralise Munich attacking strategy with a formation of 3-4-1-2. It was the trick which Augsburg got deceived and hence gave the opportunity to Bayern Munich to toy with their defence resulting in a 6-0 loss. From the start of the match both the Teams showed efforts to score but it was Bayern Munich’s day as they managed to take 11 shots out of which 7 shots were on target and managed to score 6 goals. Bayern Munich played an aggressive brand of soccer. It was 17’in the play when Lewandowski opened the scoring for Munich with a pass from Thiago Alcanta. It was Lewandowski 22nd goal of the season. Later on, as the game progressed Thomas Muller the mid-fielder and star player from Germany nets another goal with a perfect deflection from Lewandowski. At the end of half-time, Bayern Munich leads the score with 2-0.
From the start of the second half, Bayern Munich showed why they were Title holder from five consecutive times, as they know how to outplay their opponents. Everything happened according to the plan and it was 55’when Lewandowski nets another goal with a brilliant pass from Ribrey making his second goal in the match. Augsburg had no clue how to stop Munich star forward Lewandowski, as again in 62’ Lewandowski edged an excellent pass to Thiago Alcanta, and he did no mistake to put one through the net. It was still not the end as in 79’Lewandowski put another one pass through the goalkeeper and thus scoring his hat-trick. It was a type of day for Lewandowski that every footballer dreams about with 3 goals and 2 assist in a single match. Certainly, it was a match-winning performance shown by Lewandowski. The situation was never going to get better for Augsburg as in 80’of the match Thomas Muller again scored a goal with an assist from Boateng. It was Muller’s second goal of the match. Manuel Baum called for a brave Augsburg performance before the Start of the match but no amount of courage could fill the gap between star-stunned Bayern Munich Team and Augsburg.
- Poland striker Lewandowski now has 24 league goals of the season with his hat-trick in today’s match. Lewandowski also assisted two goals.
- Thomas Muller played his part of a midfielder with his two goals and an assist. Muller was twice denied by the woodwork before Lewandowski score.
- Augsburg was rarely tested as Bayern Munich clocked up a fifth straight league clean sheet of victory.