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Bremer SV 0-12 Bayern Munich: Initial reactions and observations

Does the DFB Pokal have any surprises in store? (Update: Apparently not)

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Initial reactions and observations

  • Maybe Leroy Sane should play on the left for Bayern Munich. He was half decent there, even scored a well-taken goal.
  • 12-0 is a bit of an excessive scoreline. Maybe more bench players should’ve played.
  • Choupo-Moting’s end of season numbers will have to exclude this game. He currently has more goal contributions than Lewandowski this season.
  • Sarr and Cuisance scored. Can someone please buy them?
  • Onto Hertha!

Full time: Bayern Munich win 12-0.

87’ — GOAL! Bruh. Tolisso makes it 12-0.

86’ — GOAL! I can’t believe it, Buona Sarr has scored. 11-0 now.

81’ — GOAL! Oof, Choupo just piling it on today. He gets his 4th goal now.

79’ — GOAL! Cuisance makes it 9-0. Surely that’s worth a bid, right?

76’ — Someone stop the game already. Bremer get a red card for denying a clear goalscoring opportunity.

65’ — GOAL! Finally, Sane gets a goal. Great finish by him.

48’ — GOAL! This is tiring me out. Musiala scores a belter to make it 7-0!

46’ — GOAL! Malik Tillman makes it 6-0. Double digits seem inevitable right now.

45’ — The second half is underway!

HT: 5-0 to Bayern.

34’ — GOAL! Uh, bruh. Choupo gets his hat trick.

27’ — GOAL! Choupo scores from a turnover! Sane’s second assist of the night.

26’ — GOAL! It’s a bit too easy now. Musiala gets his second of the night!

15’ — GOAL! Great interplay between Musiala and Choupo resulting in a goal for Bayern.

7’ — GOAL! Leroy Sane assists Choupo-Moting for the opener.

Kickoff: We’re underway!

One hour until kickoff: We have lineups!

The DFB Pokal is back! Bayern Munich are set for an uncharacteristically late start to their cup campaign, facing Bremen-based club Bremer SV in the first round.

Normally, this game would take place well before the beginning of the league season, making it more akin to a preseason training game for the club’s stars than a serious competitive fixture. However, with the new schedule, you end up with a game against a 5th tier side sandwiched between two tough Bundesliga fixtures. Julian Nagelsmann, therefore, has no choice but to rotate as much as he can while preserving his side’s competitive balance.

Lineup mainstays like Manuel Neuer, Robert Lewandowski, and Leon Goretzka are already confirmed out. Others will likely be rested too. This might give Bremer the tiniest bit of hope, and Holstein Kiel proved last season at Bayern are not invincible against lower tier sides. This game could turn out to be a very interesting one for everyone involved.

It’s Bayern time.

Match Info

Location: Weserstadion, Bremen, Germany

Time: 8:15 pm local time, 2:15 pm EST

TV/streaming: ESPN+, Find Your Country

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