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The Bayern Blowout

March 9, 2022 The Bayern Blowout

By: Carlos Alvarez

UCL Knockouts: Bayern Blasts Salzburg Behind Lewa’s Hat Trick, Liverpool Advance Past Inter

Leg 2 of the Round of the 16 in the UEFA Champions League kicked off yesterday, and two teams are moving on to the quarterfinals. Bayern Munich proved their masterclass with a 7-1 thrashing of RB Salzburg thanks to Robert Lewandowski’s record-setting hat trick. Lewa scored all three goals in the first 23 minutes, including all three goals in an 11-minute window for the fastest hat trick in Champions League history. Then came the Bayern onslaught. Over in Italy, Inter outlasted Liverpool (1-0) with a second-half goal from Lautaro Martinez, but it wasn’t enough to beat Liverpool in the aggregate goal count (2-1). More knockout second legs are on the way this afternoon.

 

Highlights (Round of 16, Leg 2)

Bayern def. RB Salzburg (7-1) | Agg. 8-2 (Bayern)

Inter def. Liverpool (1-0) | Agg. 2-1 (Liverpool)

 

Today’s Schedule (3:00 pm ET)

Manchester City vs. Sporting | Agg. 5-0 (Man. City)

Real Madrid vs. PSG | Agg. 1-0 (PSG)

 

Additional Storylines

EuroSport: Bayern Score 7, Lew Hits Hat-Trick to Crush RB Salzburg

Goal.com: Sluggish Liverpool Make It Through But Must Improve

 

Photo: Alex Grimm / Getty Images