A trio of observations on Bayern Munich's 7-1 win vs. in the Champions League.
1. Football from another planet
Mamma mia san mia. Officially, Bayern Munich were playing in Italy on Tuesday night but it sure felt as though they were out of this world.
Five-nil up after only 36 minutes, a scoreline without precedent for an away team in the Champions League, until of course Shakhtar simultaneously matched and surpassed their feat by going into the interval six to the good vs. BATE, this was precisely...
Bayern Munich struck five times in the first half en route to a 7-1 demolition of hosts Roma on Wednesday to make it three wins out of three in Group E of the Champions League.
The Germans dominated the early exchanges at the Stadio Olimpico and deservedly took the lead in the ninth minute thanks to Arjen Robben's trademark bending effort.
Mario Gotze doubled Bayern's advantage midway through the first half and Robert Lewandowski scored a third two minutes later.
Polish forward Lewandowski then set...