Bayern Munich wasted a two-goal lead and wanted a fortunate 82nd- minute winner from Joshua Kimmich to beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2 in Germany’s Super Cup on Wednesday and safe their fifth title of the yr. Midfielder Kimmich snatched the ball in midfield, performed a one-two with Robert Lewandowski and had his shot blocked earlier than the ball bounced back off his foot and into the online.
“It was not that easy especially in the second half. We led 2-0 but then made our own life difficult,” stated Bayern coach Hansi Flick, who took over in November and has loved a sensational 10 months in charge.
“What counts is that we won the game. Everything else we will need to do better on Sunday (against Hertha),” he added.
Bayern, wanting to get better from Sunday’s shock 4-1 loss to Hoffenheim which snapped their 32-game unbeaten run, shortly raced right into a 2-Zero lead with objectives from Corentin Tolisso within the 18th minute and Thomas Mueller within the 32nd. Dortmund battled back with a aim from Julian Brandt earlier than Thomas Meunier missed a golden likelihood to stage with just Manuel Neuer to beat however the defender despatched his shot properly over the bar.
Erling Haaland did higher within the 55th minute and will have scored once more when he was despatched by means of. Neuer stood his field, nonetheless, to disclaim the Norwegian and Kimmich snatched the winner. Bayern have additionally gained the German league and Cup double, the Champions League and the European Super Cup this yr.