The champions of Germany have taken their “first step” in direction of a shocking trio of trophies by profitable the home league, says the supervisor
Hansi Flick didn’t draw back from a possible treble bid after Bayern Munich clinched the Bundesliga title on Tuesday.
Bayern have been in excellent kind since Flick’s November appointment, profitable 26 of their 29 matches in all competitions, and their first main silverware of the marketing campaign was delivered with two matches to spare as Robert Lewandowski’s first-half aim secured a decisive 1-Zero win at Werder Bremen.
Bayern’s season is much from over nonetheless, as they now flip their consideration in direction of the DFB-Pokal remaining in opposition to Bayer Leverkusen, after which the Champions League.
The German champions maintain a 3-Zero first-leg lead over Chelsea within the final 16 of Europe’s elite membership competitors, with their efficiency in that match and subsequent fixtures prompting discuss of a shocking sweep of the prizes on supply.
“We now have now taken step one and achieved our first massive aim by profitable the champion,” head coach Flick instructed Sky Sport. “However we nonetheless have the DFB-Pokal as our subsequent aim.
“In fact, there’s additionally the Champions League. It’s clear it can’t be deliberate. Will probably be tough sufficient to come back by way of the sport in opposition to Chelsea first. Then we’ll see what is going on to occur. Will probably be tough and we’ve to be match.”
— #MEI8TER (@FCBayern) June 16, 2020
Bayern have been beneath their sensible finest in opposition to Werder however held on for the victory following Alphonso Davies’ contentious purple card with 11 minutes to go.
Flick added: “With the purple card, Bremen have been a bit braver. We needed to defend and did it sensationally. That’s the reason there isn’t a criticism in the present day.
“I’m very, very joyful and might solely say it time and again: you by no means succeed alone. We’re only one unit and I actually get pleasure from being right here.”
Article continues beneath
Flick prompt the title-clinching triumph epitomised his workforce and their spirit.
“The soccer we’ve performed in the previous few months has been sensational,” he stated. “You possibly can really feel the eagerness, enthusiasm and combating spirit, even in the present day after the purple card.”
Lewandowski’s chic 43rd-minute end proved sufficient to seal the factors and the championship, his 31st aim of the league marketing campaign wrapping up a 30th German title for Bayern.