Hansi Flick, Bayern coach, confirmed this Friday that, as expected, Robert Lewandowski, recovered from his injury, entered the list and will reappear this Saturday at Mainz, where, in almost victory, the Munich team will win its ninth Bundesliga followed, extending its record. Flick will have his great scorer for the goal.
Flick, who has scored 35 goals in the current German championship, aims to beat Gerd Müller’s record for goals in a single Bundesliga in the last four games (the legendary former striker scored 40 in the 1971-72 edition.
For Flick, however, securing the ninth Bundesliga in a row is the priority this Saturday. Bayern are leaders, 71 points, 10 more than 2nd, Leipzig. Whatever their pursuers do, the winning Bavarians are champions. “We have to win the title as soon as possible. That’s our first goal, ”Flick said at an online press conference on Friday.
“He (Lewandowski) has not played for four weeks, but he is physically fit and he has shown it in training. He’s back on the team. We have to see how your body reacts. We will support him (in his record attempt) but the first focus is the success of the team, ”said Flick, who also recovers Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka, also recovered.
Bayern won a ‘Sextete’ in the 2019-20 season with Flick, who, due to his confrontation with sports director Hasan Salihamidzic, wants to leave at the end of the season despite having a contract until 2023. Win his second consecutive Bundesliga elste Saturday would crown a remarkable 18 months for the technician.
“We hope to get the title in Mainz, but they haven’t lost in the last six games. He won in Bremen (Wednesday) and seems almost safe (from relegation) with 31 points. So maybe I’ll play a little freer, ”Flick said.
“The Bundesliga is the base to play in the Champions League, to compete for the Club World Cup or the European Super Cup,” said Flick. “For that to happen, you usually have to win the title. The requirement at Bayern is to be champions ”.
As for the celebrations, Flick said they should be shelved due to the pandemic. “We will do nothing. We will return home. What should we do in the current circumstances? We want to win the title and regarding what comes next there has to be a certain degree of spontaneity ”.