FC Bayern Munich reaches the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a thumping victory

Champions League
FC Bayern outclasses Red Bull Salzburg – and moves into the quarter-finals

Robert Lewandowski scored three goals in Bayern Munich’s victory

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Gala evening in Munich: After a strong performance against Red Bull Salzburg, FC Bayern has made it into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

The German record champion FC Bayern Munich has reached the quarter-finals of the soccer Champions League – for the twentieth time and in an impressive way!

Coach Julian Nagelsmann’s team clearly won their home game in the round of 16 7-1 against Red Bull Salzburg on Tuesday evening. After 45 minutes it was 4-0. The first leg ended 1:1.

Robert Lewandowski with a hat trick for FC Bayern

Scorer Robert Lewandowski was once again outstanding in the game in front of 25,000 spectators in the Munich Arena. The 33-year-old Pole completed a hat-trick within eleven minutes (12th minute/penalty, 21st/penalty, 23rd). Serge Gnabry (31st), twice Thomas Müller (54th/83rd) and Leroy Sané (86th) scored the other goals for Munich. Salzburg’s Maurits Kjaergaard scored in the 71st minute to make it 5-1.

In the second round of 16 second leg of the evening, Inter Milan defeated Liverpool 1-0. The first leg ended 2-0 for the English.

The remaining round of 16 second legs are as follows:

  • Manchester City vs. Sporting Lisbon (Wednesday, March 9, 9 p.m., first leg 5-0)
  • Real Madrid vs. Paris St. Germain (Wednesday, March 9, 9 p.m., 0: 1)
  • Ajax Amsterdam vs. Benfica Lisbon (Tuesday, March 15, 9 p.m., 2:2)
  • Manchester United vs. Atletico Madrid (Tuesday, March 15, 9 p.m., 1-1)
  • Lille OSC vs Chelsea FC (Wednesday, March 16, 9 p.m., 0:2)
  • Juventus vs Villareal (Wednesday, March 16, 9 p.m., 1-1)

FC Bayern last German representative in the Champions League

The round of eight games will be drawn on March 18. FC Bayern Munich is the last remaining German participant in the football premier class.

You can read all the results and lots of statistics about the soccer Champions League here in the stern ticker.


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