Bayern Munich vs Benfica match analysis and player of the game report.
Bayern Munich are certainly one of the first team one berth of reaching the knockout stages. They secured a big result after smashing Benfica in a goal galore. Julian Nagelsmann returned to the bench after isolation due to the covid-19 contraction. Serge Gnabry and Co repeated the big win in the reverse fixture in Lisbon two weeks ago.
Although it was a tight affair at the beginning and the visiting side had a chance to bag an opener however it was disallowed. It was none but Robert Lewandowski who netted an opener through his header. The goals started reeling in from here through Serge Gnabry’s back heel, Leroy Sane’s volley and Lewandowski’s brace. Jorge Jesus’s men only managed to respond twice through Morato and Darwin Nunez.
The man of the match is certainly awarded to Robert Lewandowski. The Polish international scored a hattrick plus provided one assist in this match. He was definitely the dominant figure upfront and even made defensive contributions by making one tackle. It is a routine performance from the 33-year old world class striker.
Lets check out his MOTM worthy stats:
Robert Lewandowski’s Stats:
Minutes played: 90
Pass accuracy %: 82.8
Goal contribution: 3 goals 1 assist
Shots (on target): 6(5)
Cross completion: 3
Key Passes: 2