November 28, 2022



Mane scores first Bayern objective in Tremendous Cup win

Sadio Mane scored his first objective for Bayern Munich as they beat RB Leipzig in a thriller to win the German Tremendous Cup on the Purple Bull Area.

Ex-Liverpool ahead Mane struck after Jamal Musiala broke the impasse.

Benjamin Pavard added a 3rd, earlier than Marcel Halsterberg scored Leipzig’s first and Serge Gnabry made it 4-1.

Christopher Nkunku rifled residence from the penalty spot and Dani Olmo was additionally heading in the right direction for Leipzig however Leroy Sane secured the 5-3 win in stoppage time.

Bayern, league champions for the previous 10 seasons, are regulars on this fixture, which pits the Bundesliga winners in opposition to the German Cup holders.

It was maybe inevitable that they need to begin so strongly, Musiala’s opener coming as he swept residence when a nook was not cleared.

Leipzig did settle and had an Nkunku objective dominated out for offside moments later.

However Germany midfielder Musiala was in high-quality type and was integral to his aspect’s second objective, releasing Gnabry down the left.

The previous Arsenal attacker picked out Mane, who completed powerfully for a primary objective since his £35m transfer from Anfield.

Musiala additionally had an element to play in Bayern’s third as he crossed for France defender Pavard to fireside previous Peter Gulacsi within the Leipzig objective.

Moments after substitute Andre Silva hit the bar, Halsterberg pulled one again for Leipzig, looping a header over Manuel Neuer.

However Bayern didn’t have to attend lengthy for his or her three-goal cushion to be restored. Gulacsi did properly to disclaim Thomas Muller after he drove down the appropriate, however Gnabry was there to transform the rebound.

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Leipzig improved markedly within the second half, and scored a second on 77 minutes, Nkunku changing from 12 yards after Pavard introduced down Olmo within the space.

Olmo then scored himself at Neuer’s close to submit as Leipzig made it 4-3 to threaten a shocking comeback, however Bayern wrapped it up on the counter-attack by Sane.