(EFE) – Bayern beat Stuttgart 4-0 this Saturday, with a perfect triplet -a header, one with the right leg and the other with the left- by Robert Lewandowski in the first half, in a duel in which many circumstances seemed to play against the team led by Hansi Flick.
Bayern started without Joshua Kimmich, down with a cold, and played with 10 men from the 11th minute due to the expulsion of Alphonso Davies for a foul on Silas Wamagintuka.
Stuttgart came out with impetus, most of the first minutes were played in the Bayern half and a lot made us think that the Bavarians were going to have a difficult afternoon.
In the 14th minute, Stuttgart came close to scoring, when Sasa Kalajdzic headed into the small area against the body of Manuel Neuer.
However, shortly after Bayern had six magical minutes that practically sentenced the game. In the 17th Lewandowski scored the first, to center Serge Gnabry, from the right.
Then, at 22, Gnabry made the second with a shot from Leroy Sané inside the area on a play started by Thomas Müller. And in the 23rd Lewandowski appeared again, who scored the third from Müller’s head to center.
Lewandowski was not enough with that and in 39 also made the fourth, with a shot with his left foot to pass from Sané.
With the 4-0 the teams went to rest. Stuttgart had had 53 percent ball possession, but Bayern had been relentless in the finish.
In the second half, Stuttgart tried to play as equals despite the disadvantage, they had a great chance in the 52nd minute with another header from Kalajdzic, but Bayern, despite concentrating on defensive work, were closer to the goal. fifth than the discount Stuttgart.
Bayern’s best chance came in the 63rd minute, when Lewandowski, a cross from Benjamin Pavard and after a great move by Sané, missed a shot inside the area and sent the ball over the crossbar.
The victory allows Bayern to reach the key game against Leipzig, which will be played after the national team break, with a four-point advantage and with the possibility of taking a big step towards the title.