Bayern Munich thrashes Barcelona 3-0 in their opening game of the Champions League

Lewandowski’s brace and Thomas Muller’s deadlock goal helped Bayern start the UEFA Champions League campaign with a victory.

Bayer Munich beats Barcelona by 3-0 in their UEFA Champions League opening game of the season. The match was played at Camp Nou (Barcelona’s home Stadium) on Tuesday night. A pretty one-sided game went through Bayern Munich’s way. After a huge loss in August 2020 by 8-2, Barcelona couldn’t bounce back against the giants Bayern Munich. Bayer Munich did what they do best as Lewandowski brace helps the team to claim the victory in their first game of the UEFA Champions League.

Barcelona was attacking was looking good on the ball for the first 10-15 minutes. But Bayern Munich never seemed in trouble with the Barca’s attack. The German league champions were back in possession and didn’t take too much time to break the deadlock. It was German attacking midfielder, Thomas Muller who scored the first goal for Bayern in the 34th Minute. The deflection of Barca’s newly signed defender named Eric Garcia helped Muller to find the net. A couple of chances before the first half whistle saw Barcelona can make a comeback in the second half of this match. But Lewandowski had different plans, he scored and extended Bayern’s lead to 2-0 in the 56th minute. It was a rebound goal from the Polish Striker after teenager Jamal Musiala’s shot was deflected by the goal post.

The away side had 17 shots on goal and 7 of which were on target. In the 85th minute, the Polish international scored his second again on the rebound from the post. It was an easy win for Bayern Munich as Barcelona couldn’t manage to reply with a single goal. With this victory, Bayern Munich occupies the top spot in Group E above Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv, and Barcelona.

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