Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 after additional time on Thursday to lift the UEFA Super Cup and complete a fourfold under mentor Hansi Flick, in the primary European game played with certain fans in the stands since the game returned in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Substitute Javi Martinez headed in the victor in the 104th minute after Europa League champs Sevilla had taken a 13th-minute lead through Lucas Ocampos’ punishment and Bayern leveled through Leon Goretzka in the 34th.
Bayern were the better side all through and botched a bagful of opportunities through Robert Lewandowski, Benjamin Pavard and Thomas Mueller in the main half,
However it was Bayern attendant Manuel Neuer who kept them in the game when he twice denied Youssef En-Nesyri with amazing recoveries before Martinez profited by being given an excess of room to head in on the bounce back.
The Spaniards step by step ran out of steam, notwithstanding, and it wouldn’t have been long before Bayern scored once more.
Martinez, who is apparently near consenting to a re-visitation of Athletic Bilbao this season, had gone ahead five minutes sooner and profited by being given an excessive amount of room to head in on the bounce back.
The Spaniard likewise scored in additional time in Bayern’s just past Super Cup win in 2013.
A few 15,000 fans were situated in Budapest’s Puskas Arena with the game seen as a test occasion for the progressive return of fans to European games.
The match was held in the midst of a developing second rush of COVID-19, with Hungarian cases at record highs, which had incited alerts of the potential outcomes of mass social events, for example, this game.