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Bayern beat Olympiacos in first game without Kovac

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Bayern Munich got back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Olympiacos in their first game without Niko Kovac.

It was the Bavarian giant’s first match since the dismissal of manager Niko Kovac. 

It was a game that Bayern needed to stamp their authority on from the first whistle and that they did.

The German champions dominated every aspect of the game from start to finish.

According to the BBC, Bayern had 70 percent possession, 27 shots of which 11 were on target and 14 corners.

The visiting Greeks had a mere three shots, of which none came close to Manuel Neuer’s goal and only one corner.

The first half ended nil-nil, and many in the Allianz Arena thought that this may be another one of those nights.

But in the 69th minute, their persistence paid off, and none other than Robert Lewandowski continued his amazing goal-scoring run by bagging another.

The Polish international got his right foot on the end of a Kinsley Coman cross.

Bayern Munich 1 – 0 Olympiacos.

The game continued in much the same way, total domination by Bayern and a failure to capitalize.

That was until the 89th minute when summer loan signing Ivan Perisic came on as a substitute and double his side’s lead with his first touch of the game.

Final score: Bayern Munich 2 – 0 Olympiacos.

The win keeps Bayern with a 100 percent record in the Champions League, and the first side to guarantee their place in the knock out stages.