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Lewandowski leads Bayern to German Tremendous Cup win in Dortmund | Soccer Information

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Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 within the German Tremendous Cup and provides coach Julian Nagelsmann his first win in cost on Tuesday.

The Poland star, who scored a file 41 objectives within the Bundesliga final season, opened the scoring within the forty first minute and received the decisive third purpose within the 74th after Marco Reus had pulled one again for Dortmund.

Nagelsmann had endured a troublesome begin as Bayern had not received any of its 4 preseason friendlies and was held to a draw at Borussia Mönchengladbach within the Bundesliga’s opening sport on Friday.

“I would like to begin hoarding titles,” Nagelsmann mentioned after claiming his first along with his first win as Bayern coach. “My predecessor and the gamers, they collected loads.”

The Tremendous Cup was preceded by a minute’s silence for former Bayern and West Germany nice Gerd Müller, although it rapidly turned a minute’s applause as Thomas Müller (no relation) held a jersey with Müller’s outdated No. 9. Müller, who was referred to as “Der Bomber” for his scoring prowess, died Sunday, aged 75.

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Bayern made a greater begin however the greatest early likelihood fell to Reus when he was performed by by Jude Bellingham. Manuel Neuer produced an excellent save along with his proper foot.

Dortmund’s 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko thought he’d scored however the purpose was dominated out for offside, and Neuer produced one other nice save to disclaim Erling Haaland after Kingsley Coman flashed a shot simply broad on the different finish.

Lewandowski lastly made the breakthrough earlier than halftime when he surged by the center to fulfill Serge Gnabry’s cross with a thumping header contained in the left submit.

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Dortmund’s protection switched off for Bayern’s second within the forty ninth, arrange by Alphonso Davies and scored by Müller after Lewandowski’s heel took the ball previous Gregory Kobel in purpose.

Haaland had a purpose dominated out for offside in response, however Reus received the house followers going once more within the sixty fourth. Bellingham laid the ball again and the Dortmund captain struck an ideal curling shot from outdoors the penalty space inside the appropriate submit.

Lewandowski dashed Dortmund’s hopes of a comeback, nonetheless, when Corentin Tolisso blocked Manuel Akanji’s tried kick out and Lewandowski had on a regular basis he wanted to choose his spot.

“Gutted I could not get my arms on the trophy, identical to the lads are,” mentioned Bellingham, who was unstoppable at occasions for Dortmund. “We’ll undoubtedly use it to encourage us within the coming weeks. Now that the sport is finished, we simply need to give attention to the subsequent one.”

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