Bayern Munich defeated Sevilla 2: 1 in the European Super Cup. Javi Martinez became the hero of the Bavarians, but the Germans are also outraged by the decision of the referee who did not recognize the goal after a beautiful pass from Robert Lewandowski.
PAP / EPA / Bernadett Szabo / Pictured: The joy of Bayern Munich after Javi Martinez scored
“The team of coach Hansi Flick had to tremble for a long time before Javi Martinez bought it”, sport1.de writes about Thursday’s game. And it seems to be a good summary of the European Super Cup. Bayern Munich has had a hard time. Only in the 105th minute, after a goal by Javi Martinez , Munich took the lead, which they did not give up to the end.
– When I play in the Bayern jersey, I always try to give my 100 percent. I showed it today. I’m glad it was a dream. It felt like in 2013. Then I also scored a goal. It was a nice evening, Martinez was saying to Sky.
The same site found Martinez looking a bit intimidated when Bayern picked up the trophy. “Only at the end of the ceremony on the pitch he briefly grabbed the cup” – emphasize the German journalists.
– writes “Sport Bild” in turn. This title quotes, among others the situation from the 63rd minute. Then Leroy Sane scored 2: 1 for Bayern, but the hit was not recognized. Judge Schri Taylor saw an offense by Robert Lewandowski . “Replays showed that there was no foul at all. Referee VAR did not intervene!” – stressed the indignant Germans.
“Joker Javi Martinez led Bayern to the Super Cup” – this is how the magazine called the post-match report ” Kicker “. Sport.de pointed out that Sevilla FC was a demanding rival, the team from Spain was also called “uncomfortable Andalusians”.
In general, all German media praise Javi Martinez. They emphasize that it was he who turned out to be the hero of the team from the capital of Bavaria.
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