Bayern Munich thrashed Hertha Berlin 4-1 in the Olympiastadion on Sunday, registering 19 efforts on target.
Muller and Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann was pleased with his team’s performance in a 4-1 win over Hertha Berlin in Berlin on Sunday, particularly the quality of their counter-pressing.
Despite a late reply from Jurgen Ekkelenkamp after a mistake by replacement Dayot Upamecano.
Goals from Tolisso, Muller, Sane, and Serge Gnabry restored Bayern’s six-point advantage at the top of the Bundesliga.
The reigning champions dominated the game, having 30 shots of which 19 were on target, registering an overall expected goals (xG) tally of 5.00.
“I’m very pleased with the performance,” Nagelsmann said at a post-match news conference.
“The first half was a bit stronger than in the return fixture. Our players were extremely sharp in their counter-pressing. We had many chances from our possession.
“In the second half, Hertha were a bit better. Overall, it’s a deserved win and a very good game from us.”
Muller was also impressed by the team’s efforts, especially in creating the number of chances they did.
“We played well. We had a lot of attacking players on the pitch,” the 32-year-old said after scoring his sixth league goal of the campaign.
“Bayern were looking forward to the game because we knew what we were going to do today. On the other hand, of course, you never know how an attacking wing pairing of Coman and Gnabry will work.”
Muller added, quoted on Bayern’s official website:
“The first half was maybe even a bit better than the second because we had more control.
“Our counter-pressing was a bit better, we allowed practically nothing. We had Berlin pinned down right from the start and let nothing go to waste, and had chance after chance. A very good afternoon of football.”
The Partnership Between Lewandowski and Thomas Muller has been pivotal for Bayern Munich this season.
Robert Lewandowski has been the Top Scorer in the League.
Meanwhile, Thomas Muller is the Top Creator in the League.
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