Bayern Munich Suffer Heaviest Loss As They Are Knocked Out of DFB-Pokal

Bayern Munich Suffer Heaviest Loss As They Are Knocked Out of DFB-Pokal

  • Bayern Munich were thrashed out of the DFB-Pokal following a shocking 5-0 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach
  • It was their heaviest loss under German manager Julian Nagelsmann as they miss a chance of winning the title for a third time in four years
  • Bayern started with their best legs as Robert Lewandowski led the line, with Serge Gnabry part of the supporting cast

Bayern Munich were handed a 5-0 thrashing in a DFB-Pokal clash by impressive Borussia Monchengladbach who were ruthless against the Bavarians, Mirror reports.

It was their heaviest loss since 2019 when they were heavily beaten by Eintracht Frankfurt that saw the sacking of manager Niko Kovac.

Remarkably, the manager of the opposition team Adi Hutter, was the mastermind behind Gladbach's victory on Wednesday night.

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Bayern Munich crash out of DFB-Pokal. Photo: Marius Becker
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The Bundesliga raining team named several of their top players for the clash, but they still lost the encounter.

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Nagelsmann's side eased through to this stage with a 12-0 win over lower-league side Bremer, but this ends their chances of winning the cup for the third time in four years.

It was gathered that the club manager who tested positive for Covid-19 was not on the bench, but named a very strong side in his starting lineup.

Robert Lewandowski led the line, with Serge Gnabry part of the supporting cast, while German internationals Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka started in midfield but they performed poorly on the night.

Bayern Munich linked with Napoli striker Victor Osimhen

Meanwhile, it has been no surprise that top European clubs have been linked with Napoli striker Victor Osimhen following his goal scoring form.

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are the latest among the top clubs battling to sign the Nigerian international.

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According to reports from Spanish news media outlet AS, the German champions could offer €100million for the Super Eagles forward.

The 22-year-old could be a long term replacement for Poland striker Robert Lewandowski who could be sold at the end of next summer.

Barcelona are also reportedly in the race for the red hot striker who was voted Serie A's best performer in the month of September.

Ronald Koeman sacked at Barcelona

Legit.ng earlier reported that Ronald Koeman's reign as Barcelona manager came to an abrupt end just 10 games into the 2021-22 campaign.

The Catalans fired the Dutchman following his side's 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish League encounter at Estadio de Vallecas.

Former Manchester United star Radamel Falcao scored the only goal that ensured Koeman was relieved of his duties by the Blaugrana.

The Camp Nou club currently occupies the ninth position on the league table after the disappointing defeat to fifth position Vallecano.

Source: Legit.ng

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