Bayern Munich win German Super Cup title: Records broken
Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to win the German Super Cup title. The Bavarians saw star striker Robert Lewandowski score a brace as Thomas Muller got a goal as well. Notably, the German Super Cup is played between the Bundesliga champions and the DFB-Pokal winners. Bayern, who won a ninth successive Bundesliga title last season, have got hold of another trophy. Here's more.
Marco Reus had a superb chance to put Dortmund ahead but Manuel Neuer produced a brilliant save with his right foot. Youssoufa Moukoko's goal was ruled out for offside before Neuer denied Erling Haaland with another save. Lewandowski scored from a thumping header as Muller made it 2-0. Reus pulled a goal back but it wasn't enough as Lewandowski netted another for Bayern.
Lewandowski has raced to 297 goals for Bayern in all competitions, having played 331 matches. Notably, the Poland international has now scored 24 goals in 24 games against his former side Dortmund. Lewandowski has scored in 14 successive matches for Bayern in all competitions. He has 22 goals in these last 14 games. In 2021-22, Lewandowski has three goals in two matches.
This was the second successive German Super Cup win for Bayern and on both occasions, they beat Dortmund. Bayern have now beaten Dortmund seven times in a row in all competitions. This was the ninth meeting between the two sides in the German Super Cup (Bayern wins 4, Dortmund wins 4, Draw 1). This was the 64th win for Bayern in Der Klassiker matches.
Bayern Munich won a ninth German Super Cup honor. They have done so in 1987, 1990, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021.