UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Ruthless Bayern Munich Thrash Barcelona 8-2 At Estadio Da Luz (Pictures)
German Football Giant, Bayern Munich on Friday ruthlessly thrashed Spanish Club, Barcelona FC 8-2 at Estadio Da Luz in the ongoing UEFA Champions League.
The rejuvenated Hans Dieter Flick's side has been tipped by many sports pundits across the globe to win the 2020 UEFA Champions League trophy in Lisbon, Portugal.
Bayern Munich justified why they are favorites after they set a record by beating Barcelona by such margin since the onset of the Champions League.
World cup winner, Thomas Mueller was the first to begin the demolishion exercise at the Estadio Da Luz by scoring the opener for the Bavarians.
David Alaba's deflection levelled the scoreline for Barca.
Bayern added 3 more goals making 4 after 30 minutes of play.
In the second half, Luis Suarez manged to put the ball behind the net reducing the goal deficit to 2.
Barca's loanee to Bayern Munich Philippe Countinho was subbed on and he scored a brace and provided assist sinking Barcelona in that encounter.
This defeat is said to send Barcelona back to Spain after arriving in Lisbon a day ago to prepare for the 2020/21 season.
Barcelona's President, Bartomeu Oliviera says the team will be effecting some drastic changes after the club ended the 2019/20 season without a single trophy.
Bayern will play the Semi final with the winner of the game between Manchester City and Olympic Lyon.
Barcelona are set to announce the sacking of coach Quique Setien after the 8-2 humiliation at the hands of Bayern.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith