Robert Lewandowski hit a hat-trick as Bayern Munich returned to the Bundesliga summit with an emphatic 5-Zero win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Lewandowski opened the scoring inside the primary ten minutes, selecting out the underside nook from shut vary, and doubled Bayern’s benefit shortly after with a header from a Joshua Kimmich nook.
The Poland striker accomplished his hat-trick on the hour mark, accumulating Douglas Costa’s by ball and calmly slotting residence.
Leroy Sane added a fourth for Bayern with a surprising strike from distance and fellow substitute Jamal Musiala wrapped up the win in damage time along with his maiden first group objective, guiding the ball residence from contained in the six yard field.
Let’s get into some participant rankings.
Manuel Neuer (GK) – 6/10 – Barely had a save to make in a dominant efficiency from Bayern, earlier than being compelled to stretch and clear Sarr’s header off the road with eight minutes remaining.
Bouna Sarr (RB) – 7/10 – Making his Bundesliga debut for Bayern, appeared snug defensively and going ahead. Fired nicely over with an formidable effort from vary within the second half, and was lucky to not rating an personal objective with a poor tried header again to Neuer.
Jerome Boateng (CB) – 7/10 – Composed on the ball and clever defensively – mopped up nicely within the first half when a doubtlessly harmful Frankfurt counter assault appeared on.
David Alaba (CB) – 7/10 – Made a powerful block within the early levels of the primary half however was in any other case untroubled defensively.
Alphonso Davies (LB) – N/A – Went over on his ankle inside the primary two minutes and hobbled off.
Joshua Kimmich (CM) – 8/10 – Outrageously environment friendly in possession and offered an help from a nook for Bayern’s second.
Leon Goretzka (CM) – 7/10 – Shielded the again 4 successfully and barely gave the ball away. Barely quieter than his midfield companion Kimmich. Ought to have scored because the clock ticked down after racing clear by, however his dinked try was parried away.
Thomas Muller (CM) – 7/10 – Mixed nicely with Coman within the buildup to Lewandowski’s opener. Was changed with 20 minutes remaining.
Kingsley Coman (FW) – 8/10 – Linked up nicely with Muller earlier than selecting out Lewandowski for Bayern’s opener, and his intelligent interaction was a relentless all afternoon. Had a nicely struck effort from vary tipped simply over within the second half.
Robert Lewandowski (ST) – 9/10 – Opened the scoring after 9 minutes, instinctively lashing the ball into the nook from contained in the penalty space. Doubled his aspect’s benefit with a towering header and accomplished his hat-trick with a cool end from shut vary.
Douglas Costa (FW) – 8/10 – Making his first Bundesliga begin following his return to the membership, produced a very magical piece of ability and shut management within the second half to jink his well beyond a choice of Frankfurt midfielders. Arrange Bayern’s third with an inch excellent move.
Lucas Hernandez – 7/10
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting – 6/10
Leroy Sane – 8/10
Javi Martínez – 6/10
Jamal Musiala – 7/10