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Bayern Munich Already Looking Too Good For The Bundesliga

Bayern Munich (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Bayern Munich (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Bayern Munich has already won the last eight Bundesliga titles a record and last season it added the Champions League and German Cup, too.

On the day the FIFA president warned about a lack of competition in club football, Bayern Munich started the German league by scoring a whopping eight goals.

The Bavarian club routed Schalke 8-0 Friday and it could have been more but for a slew of missed chances. After half an hour, Bayern was up 3-0. By then, it was only a matter of how many the team would score.

The Bundesliga did not provide many arguments at the start that it should definitely continue to be watched at least not when Bayern Munich is playing, Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel wrote. The game was tediously boring.

Bayern has already won the last eight Bundesliga titles a record and last season it added the Champions League and German Cup, too.

On Friday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino pointed to Juventus winning the last nine Italian league titles when he talked about dominance.

Do we really think the Italian league has been very exciting in the last 10 years, lets say nine years? Infantino asked after the FIFA Congress. Do we really think that some other leagues have been really exciting in the last years? What kind of competition is that, where 90% of the teams want to arrive second, and not first? I dont know. Im asking myself that question.

Under coach Hansi Flick, who took over in November, Bayern has evolved into a relentless pressing machine, choking off opponents space and options, then bamboozling them with quick combination attacks.

The win over Schalke was Bayerns 22nd in a row in all competitions, and the second in four games in which the team scored eight goals after the 8-2 rout of Barcelona in the Champions League.

Germany forward Leroy San joined in the offseason, strengthening an already fearsome offense with the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mller and Serge Gnabry. San and Gnabry seemed to form an instant understanding. San scored one goal and set up two more for Gnabry, who scored a hat trick.

We were getting hammered by Bayern before it was cool, former Bundesliga club Hamburger SV joked on Twitter.

Bayerns dominance including a goal from 17-year-old Jamal Musiala, the clubs youngest scorer.

Bayern could have met stronger opposition than hapless Schalke, now on a 17-game run without a win, but its hard to see if any other club can challenge Flicks team.

Its currently probably the best team in the world, you have to say it, Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said of Bayern after his own teams 3-0 win over Borussia Mnchengladbach on Saturday. An example for all the others.

Leipzig, which finished third behind Bayern and Dortmund last season, eased past Mainz 3-1 on Sunday, but few believe it has what it takes to dethrone the champions. And its a stretch to see any other contenders.

Bayern looks set to claim a record-extending ninth consecutive title, then a 10th, forcing fans to look to the Bundesligas relegation battles for excitement.

Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert warned in 2017 that it would become a problem if Bayern Munich wins the title 10 or 15 times in a row.

But it seems theres no way of stopping the Bavarian behemoth.


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