FC Bayern Thrash RB Leipzig 4-1 on Saturday evening at the Allianz Arena, laying
down a marker on the road. Robert Lewandowski handed Bayern an early lead
from the penalty spot.
Jamal Musiala and Leroy Sané extending the advantage after the restart.
Konrad Laimer pulled one back for Leipzig, but Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting rounded
off the scoreline in injury time.
with Jamal Musiala once again showing age is nothing but a number after his
influential substitute performance.
After coming on at half-time for fellow German international Serge Gnabry, it only
took two minutes for the 18-year-old phenom to double Bayern’s lead before
assisting Leroy Sané seven minutes later, putting the Bavarian juggernaut’s 3-0 up
– Musiala has already started the season brightly under Nagelsmann after a breakout
2020-21 campaign last term that saw him break into the – Bayern first-team under
former boss Hansi Flick, making a combined 37-appearances (26 in Bundesliga) while
adding 6-goals to his name.
– The Stuttgart-born wunderkind now has 2-goals and 2-assists in four Bundesliga
appearances this season, and though at current he remains behind the likes of
Gnabry, Sané, Kingsley Coman, and Thomas Müller, his rapid progression is sure to
cement his place as a superb long-term option at the Allianz Arena.
His rapid rise saw him eventually work his way into the national team set up as well,
first under Joachim Löw and now continuing under his former Bayern headmaster,
with Musiala featuring in all three of Germany’s recent World Cup qualifying wins.
– Leipzig continues a tough run of fixtures midweek in a Champions League tie
against Manchester City, before a trip to face Cologne next weekend. Bayern Munich
also takes part in the Champions League this week as they face Barcelona on Tuesday
before returning home to play Bochum in the Bundesliga on Saturday.