Bayern Munich achieved an easy victory over its host Grotter Fürth, by three goals to one, in the confrontation that took place between them this evening, Friday, at the “Runhof Sport Park”, in the opening of the sixth round of the German League competition season 2021-2022.
Thomas Muller scored the goal for Bayern Munich in the tenth minute of the match, then Joshua Kimmich added the second in the 31st minute of the match.
Sebastian Griesbeck, player of Grotter Fürth, finished Bayern Munich’s hat-trick in the 68th minute of the match, while Cedric Itten scored Grotter Fürth’s only goal in the match two minutes before the end.
Bayern Munich completed the match with ten men, after French defender Benjamin Pavard was sent off in the 48th minute of the match.
Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller has reached his 218th goal for the Bavarian team in various competitions.
And the “Opta” network, which specializes in monitoring statistics, stated that Muller became Bayern Munich’s third scorer in history with 218 goals, surpassing Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who has 217 goals.
The late Gerd Muller tops the list of Bayern Munich’s historical scorers with 563 goals, then the Polish star Robert Lewandowski with 305 goals.
Bayern Munich faced Gruether Fort with the following formation: Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer / Defense line: Pavard, Upamecano, Zule, Hernandez / Midfield: Kimmich, Goretzka, Thomas Muller / Forward line: Robert Lewandowski, Leroy Sane, Davies.
With this result, Bayern Munich enhances its lead in the German League standings, after raising its tally to 16 points, 3 points behind runner-up Wolfsburg, while Grotter Fort is bottom of the standings table with one point from 6 matches.
Bayern Munich beat Bochum 7-0 in the fifth round of the German Bundesliga competition last Saturday.