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Bundesliga: Sadio Mane scores on debut, Bayern Munich begin with 6-1 rout towards Eintracht Frankfurt

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Bundesliga: Sadio Mane scores on debut, Bayern Munich start with 6-1 rout against Eintracht Frankfurt

Sadio Mané scored on his league debut and Bayern Munich routed Eintracht Frankfurt 6-1 to begin the brand new Bundesliga.

Jamal Musiala bought two targets and Joshua Kimmich, Benjamin Pavard and Serge Gnabry additionally scored as Bayern confirmed no unwell impact from Robert Lewandowski’s summer season switch to Barcelona.

“We have to find new ways to score,” Musiala stated of Lewandowski’s departure, “because he always scored 40 goals a season.” Bayern’s sheer dominance towards the crew that gained the Europa League final season exhibits why it stays the agency favourite for a record-extending eleventh consecutive title.

The Bavarian powerhouse had 17 photographs at objective within the first half alone, when the guests may additionally shrug off a comical miss from Thomas Müller.

Both the opening ceremony and a passionate efficiency of the German anthem by pop singer Carolin Niemczyk had been whistled by the house followers, who marked the event in their very own approach by setting off banned pyrotechnics behind one of many targets.

It despatched an enormous cloud of smoke over the Frankfurt objective and will even have aided the guests as Kimmich scored by way of the haze with a free kick in off the precise submit within the fifth minute. Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, who was anticipating a cross, was late to react.

Pavard made it 2-0 within the eleventh on a rebound of Müller’s blocked effort.

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The African Footballer of the Year scores his first #Bundesliga objective!! ⚽#SGEFCB | #MD1

— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) August 5, 2022

“With the two early goals, the game took a certain direction,” Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner stated. “We were too wild, we wanted too much. And when you give an offense like that so much room, you see what comes out of it.” Bayern needed to wait until the twenty ninth for Mané to get the third with a header to Gnabry’s floated cross. It was the Senegalese ahead’s first Bundesliga objective following his switch from Liverpool.

Müller gave Musiala a tap-in within the thirty fifth and Gnabry bought the fifth simply earlier than halftime.

Only the break offered reduction for the beleaguered residence crew.

Glasner reacted with three adjustments within the interval and was rewarded with a much more encouraging efficiency within the second half.

New signing Kolo Muani pressured a mistake from overconfident goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to attain on his league debut within the sixty fourth.

But the guests by no means panicked. Musiala displayed nice footwork earlier than scoring his second within the 83rd.