Bayern started the season with a record triumph of 8.0 over Schalke
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Obhajca titulu Bayern Mníchov odštartoval nový ročník nemeckej futbalovej Bundesligy suverénnym triumfom. V piatkovom domácom dueli v Allianz Arene deklasoval Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen 8:0, čo je najvyššie víťazstvo v otváracom stretnutí súťaže.
Bayern has had a great season in which he won prestigious treble when he triumphed in the league, the DFB Cup and the Champions League. Since 2002, traditionally Friday's opening date has been reserved in Germany for a lawyer who has not lost even once in the opening match. After Friday's match, he has a balance of 15 victories and four draws.
Favorita sent Serge Gnabry into the lead in the fifth minute, Leon Goretzka added a second goal in the 19th minute. The cannonball from 35 meters by Robert Lewandowski of FC was an impressive sight, but didn't make it into the net. The Bavarians' lead in the first half could have been even higher, but other opportunities remained untapped. After the break, Gnabry completed the hat-trick, and Thomas Müller also made his mark. Bayern's first goal was scored by Leroy Sane, who increased the lead to 7: 0 in the 71st minute, and the final result of the match was closed ten minutes later by Jamal Musiala.
After the meeting with the representatives of the Bavarian club, the mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, originally agreed that there would be 7,500 spectators at the opening match of the season, but later changed his decision. It was played in front of empty grandstands. The reason was that local public health control authorities recorded a record number of citizens infected with the coronavirus.