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Muller in awe of ‘the FC Bayern Road Runner’ Davies’ pace

Alphonso Davies, Thomas Muller, Bayern Munich
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Thomas Muller suggests Alphonso Davies’ biggest strength is his blistering pace and he knows how to make the best use of it.

Bayern Munich stretched their lead to seven points at the top of the Bundesliga table following a narrow 1-0 victory against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

While it was Joshua Kimmich whose goal separated the two sides at the end of ninety minutes, Alphonso Davies was arguably Bayern’s standout performer.

Davies remained a threat for his opponents from the flanks the entire match while also tracking back when needed to defend. In the first half, he used his breakneck speed to snatch the ball away from Erling Haaland, a sequence of play that, if occurred differently, had the potential to alter the final results of the match.

Thomas Muller says his teammate has not yet perfected his positional awareness, but he uses his speed to make up for it.

“Alphonso is a player with a lot of heart and with a lot of power, with extreme power,” Muller told the Bundesliga [via Fox Sports].

“Sometimes maybe he’s not in the best position on the field, but he gets the opponent when he thinks ‘oh I have time, I have time’ and then meep meep, meep meep! The FC Bayern Road Runner comes and steals the ball.”