Bayern Munich FC have moved seven points clear of their closest rivals and opponents of today’s derby, called Der Klassiker, winning by a lone goal scored by Joshua Kimmich in a keenly contested encounter that saw both sides missing begging scoring chances. The away victory at the stadium of their closest rivals Borussia Dortmund, was before it was played, tagged a title decider because a win for the hosts would have moved them to within just a single point below leaders of the Bundesliga; while a win for the visitors will push them higher away from their rivals and opponents, placing them 7 points ahead. The latter happened, albeit courtesy of a delightful chip against Bürki, the Dortmund goalkeeper.
Bayern Munich, who have dominated the German club football history more than any other German side, have a date with Chelsea FC in the UEFA Champions League. We had reported that the form in which the Bayern Munich FC squad is already making Chelsea FC fans. Read our article here.
“We were told before the game that Bürki often stands off his line. That was the best goal of my career – it was so important!” Kimmich disclosed after the game.
The match, played in an empty stadium, did not lack the entertainment aspect. It was full of tenacious displays and brave defending by both sides. This is the second week of play since the resumption from the suspension of football matches in the European country.