Bayern Munich beat Sevilla in Super Cup to complete 2020 quadruple

German giants Bayern Munich have completed a quadruple this year after securing a 2-1 victory over Europa League lords Sevilla in the 2020 UEFA Super Cup played at the Hungarian capital Budapest.

The encounter was the first major UEFA organized game to allow supporters inside the arena since the coronavirus pandemic, as a little over 15,000 fans were allowed to watch the game that traveled beyond regulation time, live from the stadium.

Sevilla took the lead from the penalty spot after just 13 minutes through Lucas Ocampos but Bayern equalized before the break as Leon Goretzka scored from Robert Lewandowski’s assist.

Bayern clinched victory with substitute Javi Martinez’s 104th-minute header after Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou failed to deal with David Alaba's shot.

The German champions who last lost in December 2019 are now unbeaten in 32 consecutive matches and have won their last 23 games in all competitions. They have added the UEFA Super Cup trophy to their domestic league and Cup double as well as the Champions League trophy. Speaking to after the match, Man of the match Thomas Muller was more than elated for adding another winner's medals to his collection of medals. “We're delighted, it's unbelievable. We're so tired after 120 minutes against Sevilla, a tough opponent. We fought hard and showed as a team that we have that winner's mentality, even when we're not at our best. Congratulations to the team and to Javi Martínez, our Mr. Super Cup”, Muller noted.
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