Champions League: Bayern Munich set up PSG final, thanks to ‘outstanding Gnabry and bit of luck’

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Winger Gnabry scored twice earlier than Robert Lewandowski added a late third objective however Bayern Munich needed to survive early strain from Lyon of their Champions League semi-final in Lisbon on Wednesday.

Serge Gnabry double helped Bayern Munich beat Lyon 3-Zero in Champions League semi-final (Reuters Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bayern Munich defeated Lyon 3-Zero to arrange a remaining date with PSG
  • Winger Gnabry was in prime kind as he hit a double to assist Bayern dominate
  • The main focus is now on Paris. We need to give it all the things now we have: Coach Flick

Bayern Munich wanted a little bit of luck and the standard of Serge Gnabry to outlive early Olympique Lyonnais strain and e-book their spot within the Champions League remaining, Bayern coach Hansi Flick mentioned after their 3-Zero win on Wednesday.

Winger Gnabry scored twice earlier than Robert Lewandowski added a late third objective however the Bavarians needed to survive early strain from the French aspect who additionally hit the submit.

“It was an intense recreation and we knew it might be like that,” Flick advised a information convention. “Lyon had an awesome efficiency, pressured us and we survived it expectantly particularly at the beginning.”

Gnabry struck within the 18th and 33rd minutes to place the Germans within the driving seat nevertheless it was a far much less dominant efficiency than final week’s 8-2 demolition of Barcelona.

“Serge’s particular person efficiency settled our nerves. The 1-Zero was excellent. His end and his run, simply excellent,” Flick mentioned.

“His growth previously few years has been wonderful and you may see that he’s very near a world-class participant,” he mentioned of the Germany worldwide who has scored 9 targets in 9 Champions League video games this season.

‘The main focus is on Paris’

Bayern face Paris St Germain, 3-Zero winners over RB Leipzig on Tuesday, within the remaining and so they might want to enhance their defence.

“It’s clear we didn’t defend in addition to often,” mentioned Flick, whose staff are unbeaten in 2020 in all competitions.

“The main focus is now on Paris. We need to give it all the things now we have. I do not suppose that the attacking recreation of Lyon is much worse than PSG. They have been bold in assault.

“We misplaced possession which now we have to cease doing. Now now we have to relaxation and on Sunday attempt to win the title with one other prime efficiency in opposition to Paris,” he mentioned.

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