The Bayern, Barça rival on September 14 at the Camp Nou to open the 2021-22 Champions League, beat 5-0 at Hertha Berlin in the 3rd round of the Bundesliga. The team of Julian Nagelsmann, who had raised some doubts in the first two games against Borussia Mönchengladbach (1-1) and Cologne (3-2), completed his best game of his short course with a huge Robert Lewandowski leader. The Polish striker, 33 just turned 33, scored a hat-trick, surpassing the barrier of 300 official goals for the Munich club. In 333 games he has 301 goals (five in this League) and 50 assists.
Bayern was a gale in the first half, launched by the early morning goal of Thomas muller, who in 5 ‘achieved 1-0 after a great center Alphonso davies from the left that cleverly let it pass Lewandowski.
The Hertha Berlin of Pal Dardai tried to react with a daring football and prowled the area of Manuel Neuer without actually specifying. His good pressure led to an error in the pass of Upamecano, replaced at halftime. But the injury of Jovetic in 20 ‘he ended the visiting initiative.
And appeared Lewandowski. Goretzka drove a backlash with power, opened up Gnabry and its soft center transformed it Lewandowski in a violent head butt to the crossbar with a spectacular neck twist. And not satisfied with it, he was the fastest to go looking for the rebound again with a head to score the 2-0 in the 39 ‘.
The second part started the same, with Bayern on a steamroller plan. Müller stole a ball in minute 48 at high pressure and the youngster Jamal musiala, 18, took advantage of it to score 3-0 with a quality finish.
Hertha gave up and Bayern slowed down. But even so he kept expanding the score, Leroy Sané, who had just entered by Musiala, reached the bottom line behind a wall with Müller and gave the 4-0 to Lewandowski in 70 ‘. The Pole repeated his header in 84 ‘in the strategy of a corner, with a previous header from Nianzou, and closed the win with a triplet.