All eyes on Sadio Mane to make a good impression in his first Bundesliga debut following the departure of arguably the world’s best striker Robert Lewandowski, the Senegalese perfectly led Bayern Munich to a triumphant opener against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Won the “Bavarians”, their first trophy of the season [the German Super Cup against RB Leipzig on a 5-3 score-line], contributing a goal, Mane again was on the score-sheet today.
Six thrilling goals scored by Bayern Munich, the 30-year-old forward scored the third goal from a beautiful counterattack set-up from Serge Gnabry that met him in a flying header – a sensational debut for the former Liverpool star.
The other scorers were -Joshua Kimmich who opened the scoring chart, Benjamin Pavard with the second, academy graduate Jamal Musiala with the fourth and sixth through the assistance of Serge Gnabry- who later scored [the fifth]-through the assistance of Thomas Muller.
Aside from scoring, at the end of the whistle Mane’s statistics were 5 shots attempts, 2 key passes, 81.8% accurate passes -according to sofascore statistics.
Watch highlights below.
Video source: Bundesliga