Bayern’s Nagelsmann relieved with title after difficult first season

Soccer Soccer – Bundesliga – Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund – Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany – April 23, 2022 Bayern Munich mentor Julian Nagelsmann celebrates right after successful the Bundesliga REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

MUNICH, Germany, April 23 (Reuters) – Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann breathed a sigh of aid when he crowned a demanding very first season at the German powerhouse with his very first Bundesliga title on Saturday, extending their operate to 10 straight league wins.

“It felt good. I know how vital it was to acquire it now,” Nagelsmann, who had joined from RB Leipzig, claimed. “It moves the season into a superior light. It is my to start with main title as nicely so it feels wonderful.”

Bayern beat second-positioned Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in front of a 75,000-powerful residence group to go 12 points clear of them with 3 games remaining, and make certain of their only trophy this period.

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Initial fifty percent plans from Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski as well as a late intention from Jamal Musiala secured their title-sealing earn with Dortmund cutting the deficit with a 2nd half penalty as a result of Emre Can.

“It was not an effortless season I have to say,” claimed Nagelsmann who at 34 became the 2nd youngest mentor to gain the Bundesliga.

“I am not 1 to complain but a great deal of things took place and we had setbacks. So I am delighted to have gained it. Experienced we not won these days we would have to cope with an unnecessary setback.”

The Bavarians had endured a shock Champions League quarter-remaining exit to Villarreal previously in the month and had also crashed out of the German Cup second round with their heaviest at any time defeat, a 5- thrashing by Borussia Moenchengladbach.

That manufactured successful the league obligatory.

“It has not been an effortless year so that is why I am delighted that we sealed it with the league title,” Nagelsmann reported.

“Upcoming season I will be feeling the very same tension if not more and with any luck , we are additional profitable in two of the a few competitions and then also get the 11th straight league title.”

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Reporting by Karolos Grohmann, editing by Pritha Sarkar

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