Thomas Müller: We did the job that had to be done
Thanks to a convincing performance, FC Bayern were able to book a berth in the second round of the DFB Cup on Thursday evening. The Munich team defeated 1. FC Düren 3-0, although the fifth division team did hold their own. "Düren came up with a surprising plan and you have to give them a lot of respect for that," praised Thomas Müller. The win against Düren also saw no fewer than eight players make their competitive debuts for FCB. Among them was Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, who shone with a brace for Bayern in his first appearance for the club. "I think it was a good debut. I am happy about my two goals and about my first game in a FC Bayern jersey," said the 31-year-old.
Reaction to Düren v Bayern
The opposition reaction:Giuseppe Brunetto, 1. FC Düren head coach: "I'm so proud of my team, they turned in a good performance. The lads were bold for long spells. We conceded avoidable goals in the first half. But by and large I'm pleased with my team's display." Phillipp Simon, 1. FC Düren captain: "It was a superb experience, 3-0 is a good result, we can be satisfied. We'd planned to press early and it worked well. We're proud we were in the game."
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