Hans-Dieter Flick, the supervisor of Bayern Munich, was pleased to see his side back up their victory over Borussia Dortmund with a clinical 5-0 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Taking ‘Der Klassiker’ 1-0 in midweek gave Bayern one hand on the title of the Bundesliga and, in watching visitors leave for the Allianz Arena on Saturday, Flick ‘s side underlined their longing to hang on.
Robert Lewandowski’s two goals, Benjamin Pavard’s header, and Alphonso Davies’ independent exertion went before Mathias Jorgensen’s own initial goal to leave the hosts 10 focuses clear.
“It was important that we indicated that we wouldn’t ease off after the match against Dortmund on Tuesday,” a satisfied Flick said.
“We’ve seen that from the absolute first second. And I’m extremely, really pleased with our outcomes. We were savage and didn’t give the smallest chance to our rivals. You can perceive how the players drive each other and move each other.
“There are as yet two or three matches ahead of us. Presently, we are in a decent position.
David Alaba reflected his manager’s emotions and said to his team: “We are idealistic, the mind-set is sure and you can see that. We want to dominate each match, we are exceptionally serious, we want to prove to be the best at the finish of the season, that’s what makes us stand out.’
The main drawback for Bayern was an adductor injury to Lucas Hernandez, who was replaced at half-time.
Head coach Uwe Rosler, who was threatened with relegation, complained about the finish of an undefeated six-game spat the league, extending back to before the coronavirus shutdown.
“It’s a touch of disappointing that we have obliterated the positive inclination we’ve had from the last scarcely any months,” he said.