Footage of Sadio Mane's First UEFA Champions League Goal For Bayern Munich Spotted

Footage of Sadio Mane's First UEFA Champions League Goal For Bayern Munich Spotted

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:13 PM
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  • Sadio Mane has scored his first goal in the UEFA Champions League for German giants Bayern Munich
  • The Senegalese forward has scored in back-to-back games for Bayern Munich as the German champions rediscover their form
  • Bayern Munich humiliated Viktoria Plzen in the earliest game of Tuesday's UEFA Champions League games

Sadio Mane has rediscovered his goal scoring form after netting his debut UEFA Champions League goal for German giants Bayern Munich on Tuesday afternoon.

The Senegalese forward bamboozled his way through a sea of defenders before firing home with his left foot inside the box.

In a video posted on social media, the forward took his chance to extend the Bavarians lead to 3-0 against Viktoria Plzen before half time.

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Sadio Mane has scored his first UEFA Champions League goal for Bayern Munich. Credit: @ChampionsLeague
Source: Twitter

Bayern Munich got off to a good start after winger Leroy Sane broke the deadlock just seven minutes into the game, before Serge Gnabry doubled the lead six minutes later.

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Mane made it 3-0 before half time and after the break the Bavarians add two more goals through Sane and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.

The 2021 Africa Cup Nations winner has now scored in back-to-back games for the German champions.

Fans praise Sadio Mane after Man of the Match performance against Viktoria Plzen

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Sadio Mané was the toast of football fans following his superlative performance for Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Mané broke his goal-scoring duck in sensational style when he notched a sublime solo goal as Die Roten romped past Viktoria Plzen.

The 30-year-old former Liverpool forward channelled his inner Ronaldinho to score Bayern's third goal in their 5-0 triumph over the Czech side on Tuesday night.

Arsene Wenger believes Sadio Mane's departure is the cause of Liverpool's problems

Arsene Wenger has blamed Sadio Mane's departure from Liverpool as the cause of the club's struggles in the new season.

Liverpool hit another low over the weekend after drawing 3-3 at Anfield against Brighton in the English Premier League.

And the French tactician believes Mane could have made the difference if Liverpool had kept the Senegalese in the summer transfer window.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.