Robert Lewandowski fires blank against his former side as Bayern Munich beat Barcelona 2-0 in their Champions League matchday two fixtures at Allianz Arena on Tuesday night.

Poland’s international return to Bundesliga holders territory for the first time leaving the German club for a Spanish outfit in the summer.

Barcelona was unable to capitalise on a dominant first half, with Lewandowski spurning some fine opportunities, while Pedri struck the post for the visitor.

Bayern Munich produced a stellar display in the second period after a frustrating first 45 minutes with Lucas Hernandez putting the host upfront after Joshua Kimmich’s delivery to the near post was met by the head former Atletico Madrid defender to make 1-0 in the 50th minutes.

Leroy Sane doubled Bayern Munich’s advantage 24th minutes later when Nigerian descent Jamal Musiala locate ex-Manchester City winger raced away and poked a deft finish to beat his fellow German Marc-Andre ter Stegen into the net.

Barcelona could not find the back of the net with Pedri clipped the upright after a one-two with Lewandowski, yet that was as close as Xavi;s men would come on another difficult night in Munich.



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