Bayern Munich made an intimidating begin to their newest Bundesliga title defence by smashing Europa League holders Eintracht Frankfurt 6-1 at Deutsche Financial institution Park on Friday night time.
Julian Nagelsmann’s aspect completed eight factors away from closest rivals Borussia Dortmund to win the league final season, whereas Frankfurt weren’t within the dialog regardless of their success in Europe.
Bayern have been 2-0 up inside ten minutes because of strikes from Joshua Kimmich and Benjamin Pavard and added one other three earlier than half time.
Sadio Mane struck for the primary time within the Bundesliga by heading in from Serge Gnabry’s flick earlier than teenager Jamal Musiala tapped in from shut vary. Gnabry quickly despatched the 2 groups into the interval with the sport’s fifth strike.
Manuel Neuer did supply Frankfurt a crumb of consolation, dithering on the ball for too lengthy and permitting Randal Kolo Muani to nip in and rating a comfort on debut, however that was nearly as good because it ever acquired for the hosts.
Musiala later scrambled via the hosts’ defence to slip in Bayern’s sixth, topping off a powerful night time’s work for the reigning German champions.