Bayern Munich thrash RB Salzburg 7-1 to Secure a Spot in the UCL’s Last 8

Lewandowski previously played for Borussia Dortmund and I remember watching him so disappointed after they lost a match to Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich thrash RB Salzburg 7-1 to Secure a Spot in the UCL’s Last 8
Robert Lewandowski celebrating a goal against RB Salzburg. Source: Sky Sports.

Bayern Munich thrashed RB Salzburg 7-1 to secure a spot in the UEFA Champions League Last 8. Bayern were phenomenal in the match and their Bundesliga fellow competitors were no match for their level of play. RB Salzburg are now out of the UCL this season, having lost on aggregate. The 7-1 result propelled Bayern to an 8-2 aggregate against RB Salzburg.

Bayern’s goals were something to watch. I mean, the game was almost a sweet ballad of goals, celebrations, more goals, celebrations and it was like the Berlin Wall coming down all over again.

Lewandowski Scores a Hat Trick as Muller Bags a Brace

The scoresheet also read like a Balon d’Or finalist list with Robert Lewandowski scoring a hat trick including 2 penalties, Thomas Muller with a brace, and Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane scoring a goal each.  Robert Lewandowski was particularly excellent in his chance creation and conversions. He played so flawlessly as did Thomas Muller who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.

Lewandowski: From Losses in BVB to Untold Victories in Bayern Munich

Lewandowski previously played for Borussia Dortmund and I remember watching him so disappointed after they lost a match to Bayern Munich. However, he shifted aides and joined the winning team and that was one of the best decisions he could’ve ever made.

He is now one of the leading goal scorers in both the UEFA Champions League and Bundesliga. His story is a tell-tale of the reality that sometimes, a good player can become phenomenal if placed on the right team. The same can be seen in Cristiano Ronaldo and his recent move back to Man United.

Can a Team be Right for a Player?: The Example of Cristiano Ronaldo

CR7 was good in United in the early days but far much better in Real Madrid. Real was the right team for him and that’s the reason why his stint in Juventus didn’t go as magically as expected. Sometimes, a team is right for the player and the player is not always right for any team.

Thomas Muller: A Legend

Thomas Muller is a legend in his own right. His success both in German and European football is unmatched. He remains a formidable force in both the UCL and Bundesliga and continues to play a critical role even in the German national team. He is the glue that holds Bayern and the German team together and is a player that cannot be replaced. We salute Thomas Muller and our hats go off for him and the legend he is.