Robert Lewandowski steals the show in Bayern Munich’s 2-0 win over Al Ahly to reach the final of the FIFA Club World Cup (1:31)

Champions League owner Bayern Munich reached the final of the Club World Cup, where it goes against the Mexican club Tigres after Robert Lewandowski beat Al Ahly 2-0 on Monday

Bayern take on the Mexican team in the Showpiece Match on Thursday to win their second competition title after the Egyptians Al Ahly, the winners of the African Champions League, face third place against Palmeiras from Brazil in the playoff

The manager of the German team, Hansi Flick, was delighted with the result and pointed out that they were at the forefront during the entire competition

“We were clearly the better team and although we lost some momentum in the second half, we ran out of well-deserved winners,” he said after Bayern pushed their rivals aside

Striker Thomas Müller added: “We were composed and we’re glad we avoided a slip as Al Ahly are a big club in Egypt We should have scored the second goal earlier”

After Palmeiras, owner of the Copa Libertadores, suffered a 1-0 defeat against CONCACAF champions Tigres in the first semi-final on Sunday, the UEFA Champions League winners, Bayern, were none against a robust team from Al Ahly A matter of course

They held the African club champions back from the start, and Lewandowski picked them up in 17th Took the lead when he shot a shot from eight yards after Serge Gnabry shot an attempt from Kingsley Coman over the target

The Polish striker Lewandowski threw after a flowing play in the 37 One shot over the bar and left Alphonso Davies in the 40th minute Minute just missed the gate when Bayern pressed

Al Ahly came forward with more intent in the second half when the pace slowed, but Bayern dominated possession and Lewandowski sealed the competition with another trademark in the 85 Minute

Substitute Leroy Sane won the ball on the right flank and swung a great cross so the prolific Lewandowski could nod home from close range at the far post So he scored 29 goals in 27 games in all competitions

Flick emphasized that he was aware that Bayern were facing a tough challenge against the brave Tigres, whose French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac scored all three goals in the competition on the way to the final

“They are a very dynamic and athletic team and we have to face them well,” said Flick. “We drew the right conclusions from the game against Palmeiras”

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Robert Lewandowski steals the show in Bayern Munich’s 2-0 win over Al Ahly to reach the FIFA Club World Cup final

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Al Ahly against Bayern

World news – CA – Al Ahly against Bayern Munich – football match report – 8 February 2021 – ESPN

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