Lewandoski On Target Again As Bayern Book UCL Second Round Place

By Daily Sports on November 7, 2019

Managerless Bayern Munich reached the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday with two games to spare as Robert Lewandowski helped inspire a low-key 2-0 win over Olympiakos.

Lewandowski's goal, his 21st in 17 games this season, was the highlight of a dull encounter at the Allianz Arena before substitute Ivan Perisic added a late second.

The victory ensures Group B leaders Bayern reach the knockout stage for the 12th straight season.

“We defended very high, put the opponent under pressure again and again and were dominant,” said interim coach Hansi Flick.

The 54-year-old Flick got off to a winning start having stepped in after Niko Kovac was sacked as head coach on Sunday following a 5-1 drubbing at Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.

Bayern expect to name a new boss by their next away game at Fortuna Duesseldorf on November 23, but Ajax coach Erik ten Hag and Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel have already ruled themselves out.

According to German daily Bild, Bayern are in talks with former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger, who was evasive when asked directly about the Bayern vacancy by beIN Sports on Tuesday.

In the wake of Kovac's sacking, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic called for a "positive" display, but Bayern's stars struggled to deliver.

"It was a hard win, we weren't rewarded enough for our work, and when we were, it was late," said Thomas Mueller after both goals came in the final half an hour.

"We were dominant and aggressive, we did what we had done in training, we didn't let them breathe, but we didn't take enough advantage of our pressing.

"I can't say I'm relieved, just happy to have won at home by being dominant." (SuperSport)

•PHOTO: Robert Lewandoski 

Source Daily Sports

Posted November 7, 2019


 

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