Lyon labour in Ligue 1 as Bayern smash Schalke 8-0 to launch Bundesliga season
Lyon’s mediocre start to the Ligue 1 season continued on Friday night with a 0-0 draw at home to Nimes.
Rudi Garcia’s men have drawn two of their opening four games to lie in 10th with five points. Saint-Etienne lead the way early in the championship with nine points.
Claude Puel’s side play at Nantes on Sunday night aiming to defend their perfect start to the season.
At the Allianz Arena, Hansi Flick’s outfit made it 22 on the trot with an 8-0 annihilation.
Serge Gnabry, who bagged a brace in the sweep past Lyon, scored a hat trick.
There were goals too for debut man Leroy Sané, Leon Goretzka, Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mueller, and Jamal Musiala, who at 17 years and 205 days, became Bayern’s youngest player to score in the Bundesliga.
The England youth team international, who came on 18 minutes from time for Gnabry with the score at 7-0, tweeted his delight.
Great start to the season🔥🔥and happy to get my first Bundesliga goal❤️ pic.twitter.com/7DxzFiLrLJ— Jamal Musiala (@JamalMusiala) September 18, 2020
In other Bundesliga games on Saturday, last season’s runners-up Borussia Dortmund begin their campaign at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach.
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