With all eyes falling on rural Germany on Saturday evening, Bayern Munich stormed their way to a thumping 4-0 romp away at bitter Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund.
While Thomas Tuchel’s side might have shockingly come crashing out of the DFP Pokal in midweek following a 2-1 loss at the hands of third-tier outfit Saarbrucken, the German giants certainly made a major statement here.
Opening the scoring after just four minutes as French international defender Dayot Upamecano powered home from inside the six-yard box, Bayern enjoyed what was a famous evening at Signal Iduna Park.
However, while Bayern might have made a clear statement of intent outside of Munich, it will be a certain Harry Kane that steals most of the headlines.
Producing another Bundesliga romp and now notching consecutive top-flight hat-tricks, the England skipper also shattered yet another domestic record and has now scored 15 goals in his first 10 appearances.
Although Borussia Dortmund might have been smelling a potential heavyweight opportunity here, Saturday’s hosts came crashing back down to earth as they suffered a first Bundesliga defeat of the season.
In a showdown between two German icons on Saturday evening, we have taken a glance at the main talking points.
Munich claim an immediate response
Coming under a huge amount of scrutiny earlier in the week as they crashed out of the DFP Pokal thanks to an infamous 2-1 loss against third-tier outfit Saarbrucken, Tuchel has made it clear that he was calling on an immediate heavyweight response here.
With the former Chelsea boss certainly getting what he had demanded, Saturday’s rampant display certainly underlines why many feel that Bayern are tipped as a leading contender to make even more Bundesliga history this season.
While the red-hot Bayer Leverkusen might prove to be their toughest title foe this year, Bayern’s remarkable performance on Saturday evening would have certainly been heard across…
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Author : Tom Dunstan
Publish date : 2023-11-05 09:52:15
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