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Bayern re-establishes a 6-point gap with Dortmund

24 Jan 2022 | 14:40 | Football

A 4-1 victory over Hertha Berlin on the night of January 23 (Hanoi time) helps Bayern Munich continue to take advantage in the championship race.

In the 20th round of the Bundesliga 2021/22, Bayern have a trip to Hertha Berlin’s Olympiastadion Berlin. Coach Julian Nagelsmann’s teachers and students are easily predicted to have 3 points because their opponent is only 13th in the rankings.

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 Gnabry scored Bayern’s final goal against Hertha Berlin. Photo: Reuters.

In fact, that’s exactly what happened. Corentin Tolisso, Thomas Mueller, Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry all scored to give Bayern a 4-0 lead. The honorable goal of the home team came in the 80th minute by Jurgen Ekkelenkamp.

Immediately after the opening whistle, Bayern rushed to attack. They have many dangerous opportunities but the shot is not sharp. Besides, the host’s goalkeeper Schwolow also played very focused.

It was not until the 25th minute that Bayern could open the scoring. After an accurate cross from Kingsley Coman on the left flank, Tolisso headed home from close range to beat goalkeeper Hertha Berlin.

At the end of the first half, Mueller doubled the lead for Bayern with a sensitive touch in the penalty area. Before that, Joshua Kimmich took a free kick with a good drop.

In the second half, Bayern continued to control the game completely. They have a ball retention rate of up to 70%. Robert Lewandowski and his teammates created up to 30 shots and had 19 shots on target. Meanwhile, Hertha Berlin has 2 shots on target after 5 attempts.

In the 75th and 79th minutes, Sane and Gnabry respectively scored to help Bayern create a safe distance. Hertha Berlin’s efforts only helped them to have an honorable goal in the 80th minute of Ekkelenkamp.

With this victory, Bayern restored the gap of 6 points with the second team Dortmund. Coach Nagelsmann said: “I am very pleased with the game and the result. We played well in the first half, pressing constantly and creating a lot of pressure. Sometimes we missed opportunities. That was the only thing to win. complain”.

Meanwhile, midfielder Joshua Kimmich feels very excited. He shared: “Bayern controlled the game completely. It was an interesting 90 minutes.”