Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich scores the winning goal against Eintracht Frankfurt© AFP
Bayern Munich kicked off their 11th consecutive Bundesliga title with a crunch 1-6 away win over Eintracht Frankfurt. To put cherries on the cake, sign their star’s summer Sadio Mane scored on his debut for the German giants. But it was Joshua Kimmich who gave the visitors the lead at Deutsche Bank Park on Friday. And the home fans can be blamed for getting their team in trouble early in the game.
Their home supporters have always considered the ’12th man’ for their team. Be it the people cheering to cheer on their team or even trying to finish off the opposition or using props like flares and smoke, the supporters try to make their stadiums offensive. as difficult as possible for the opposition to visit.
Frankfurt fans have chosen smoke as a vehicle to mark their season opener against their much more legendary opponent.
When Bayern Munich were awarded a free-kick on the right, the smoke was thick, especially between the ball and the post.
Kimmich took advantage of that opportunity to take a low free kick that missed the post before Kevin Trapp in goal Frankfurt can compete.
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The smoke meant the Frankfurt players were caught off guard and Kimmich’s alertness and quick thinking paid off for the visitors.
That target just opened the flood door like Benjamin Pavard doubled Bayern’s advantage six minutes later.
Randal Kolo Muani scored a consolation goal for Frankfurt, but Bayern still fell short as Musiala scored the second goal of the night to complete the game.
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