Bayern Munich 8-0 Schalke 04: Thiago? there is no problem! Serge Gnabry scores HAT-TRICK, the new signature of Leroy Sane as the European champion scores his opponent at the opening of the Bundesliga match
- Bayern Munich thrashed Schalke 04 8-0 in their opening game in the German Bundesliga
- Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry scored a hat-trick, and Leroy Sani scored
- Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller, Leon Goretzka, and Jamal Missala hit it
- The Bundesliga and the European Champions won the match without Thiago
Triple winner Bayern Munich thrashed Schalke 04 8-0 with a hat-trick from Serge Gnabry and made a superb debut by Leroy Sane on Friday as they kicked off a dramatic start to the new Bundesliga season and sent out an ominous warning to potential rivals.
Gnabry scored his first goal for the hosts through a fine turn and shot in the fourth minute in what turned out to be a one-sided affair that has extended Bayern’s unbeaten run to 31 games this year, having now won their last 22 consecutive matches. .
Schalke, who had not scored a league win since January, remained helpless in the face of the Bayern fast-paced game and Leon Goretzka found plenty of room to hit a low shot past goalkeeper Ralph Ferman in the 19th minute.
Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring his team’s third goal of the match
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka scored the second goal against Schalke 04
Bayern Munich’s Gnabry celebrated scoring his team’s first goal on Friday evening
Sani celebrates scoring the European champion’s seventh goal against Schalke 04
Gnabry (2-L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a hat-trick against rivals Schalke 04
Bayern Munich XI: Latest; Lucas Soul Boateng Pavard; Goretzka, Kimich; Gnabry, Muller, Sanneh; Lewandowski
Submarines: Ulreich, Nübel-Martínez, Cuisance, Zirkzee, Davies, Tolisso, Fein, Richards, Musiala.
Schalk Eleven: Farman Ochipka Gourd Stamboli Ruddy; Bin Talib Sardar; Harriet, Uth, Matondo, Basencia
Submarines: Schubert, Midnell, Raman, Episevich, Kotoko, Scrzybsky, Schopf, Baker, Thiao
Last season’s top scorer Robert Lewandowski scored a penalty kick in the 31st minute, becoming the first player to score in 10 consecutive matches against the same opponent in the Bundesliga.
Gnabry then scored two of Sunny’s passes in the 47th and 59th rounds before Thomas Muller put in the half-dozen.
Then Sane capped a superb debut for Bayern Munich with a brilliant finish on a counterattack before substitute Jamal Musiala scored the eighth goal, becoming Bayern’s youngest scorer in the league at the age of 17.
The European champions did not look as if they had lost Thiago Alcantara, who left to join Liverpool on Friday.
Michael Edwards, Liverpool’s sporting director, had discussions with his Bayern Munich counterpart Hassan Salih Hamidic and made great progress, with Liverpool securing a minimum payment of 20 million pounds over the next four years.
If Liverpool win the English Premier League or Champions League again before 2024, they will have to pay another 5 million pounds to Bayern, and there are other bonuses in case he wins any individual honor during his time at Anfield.
Thiago arrived in Merseyside on a private flight, starting his treatment on Thursday, and now the procedures are complete.
Bayern Munich’s Müller scored the sixth goal for his team in the opening match in the German Bundesliga
Jamal Musiala revolted in the eighth goal, becoming Bayern’s youngest goalscorer ever