Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scores twice on Bayern Munich debut in German Cup win

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 10/17/2020 11:22:53 AM


New Delhi, Oct 16 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting enjoyed a successful Bayern Munich debut, scoring two goals and setting up another in a 3-0 win over amateurs Dueren in the German Cup first round on Thursday. With a busy schedule of matches in a crowded calendar to come, coach Hansi Flick rotated his squad heavily and all Bayern` s recent transfers -- including Douglas Costa, Choupo-Moting and Marc Roca -- made the starting line-up. The trio combined perfectly for Choupo-Moting, who joined from Paris St Germain, to slide in the 24th-minute opener. The forward charged into the box and was awarded a penalty in the 35th minute for Thomas Mueller to convert. Bayern were never threatened by the fifth division club and should have scored more in the second half, with Choupo-Moting missing a golden one-oneone chance against the Dueren keeper and Jamal Musiala and Javi Martinez both hitting the post. The 31-year-old Choupo- Moting should have scored again when his fine chip over the keeper which clearly crossed the line did not count. There is no VAR in this round of the competition.

 

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