Bayern Munich target title record after ejecting Al Ahly
Bayern Munich can imagine a sixth successive title: the German club will play the final of the World Club Championship in Qatar against the Mexican Tigers on Thursday, after quickly getting rid of African champs Al-Ahly 2-0 on Monday thanks to a double from Lewandowski.
Bayern are bidding to become just the junior varsity after Barcelona in 2009 to win all 6 domestic and worldwide titles up for grabs in one season.
The German giants lifted the Bundesliga, German Cup, Champions League, German Cup and UEFA Super Cup prizes in 2020.
The semi-final versus the Egyptian team of Al-Ahly was won by Robert Lewandowski, who scored in the 17th and 85th minutes: first with a close shot in the box, and after that by heading home a Leroy Sane cross.
“We would have liked to score the 2nd goal a little earlier but we are in the final, and I want this sixth title,” stated the Pole after the video game.
The Egyptians were assaulted by Hansi Flick’s men, but their strenuous defensive organization avoided them from collapsing and enabled them to remain in the game almost all the method to the end.
“It was a difficult game. We faced a great group, Bayern Munich, the European champ. We managed to an extent to withstand their offensive force; they have a number of remarkable players in their offensive line. It was tough to withstand them for ninety minutes. Losing by 2-0 seeks all not a bad outcome. We still have a match in this tournament. We intend to please our fans by attaining a good lead to the match to identify the third and 4th”, said Al Ahly defender Mohamed Hany.
Bayern finished the match with 70% possession and 23 shots on objective, compared to 5 by their opponents.
The German side will face Mexico’s Tigres in the final on Thursday after the Mexican club saw off Brazilian giants Palmeiras on Sunday.