11 wins in 11 games: Bayern's road to the 2020 Champions League title

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You can't really play a better Champions League season than FC Bayern did in 2019/20. Bayern were the first team in the history of the competition to win every game on the way to their sixth title. From the start against Belgrade to the final in Lisbon exactly a year ago, the German record champions left the pitch as winners eleven times. fcbayern.com traces the triumphant path once again.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 1 - Opening victory against Belgrade

Full commitment for the perfect start. Bayern had a good performance in the first group game and started their impressive winning streak.

At the start of the Champions League season, FC Bayern won 3-0 against Red Star Belgrade in Munich thanks to goals from Kingsley Coman (34'), Robert Lewandowski (80') and Thomas Müller (90+1'). It was a strong start, but at the time no one knew what was to come this season.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 2 - Gnabry gala against Tottenham

Gnabry was unstoppable with his four goals against Tottenham. They were his first goals in the competition.

A gala performance by Serge Gnabry in London: Gnabry (53', 55', 83', 88') exploded with a four goal haul in the breathtaking 7-2 win against Tottenham Hotspur. Joshua Kimmich (15) and LewanGOALski (45', 87') provided the others. It was the first big marker of the season.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 3 - Tolisso ensures victory

Corentin Tolisso scored the decisive goal for victory in Greece. It was his first goal after a cruciate ligament rupture, so he was delighted.

Despite the gala performance against Tottenham, Bayern had a tough time away to Olympiakos for much of the game. It was only when Corentin Tolisso scored for the 3-2 final score in the 75th minute that the much-acclaimed victory was achieved. Lewandowski (34', 63') had provided the 1-1 equaliser and the 2-1 lead earlier in the game. The second leg followed two weeks later.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 4 - Home win against Olympiakos

Lewandowski did not give up and ensured the lead against the Greeks.

In the first game under new coach Hansi Flick, FCB managed a 2-0 home win in a hard-fought duel with Olympiakos. Lewandowski (69') and Ivan Perišić scored the goals for FCB. After just four games, the round of 16 was certain. Alphonso Davies also made his Champions League debut in this game.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 5 - Premiere and four goal haul to win the group

FC Bayern had another big win in Belgrade.

After the gala in Tottenham, FC Bayern celebrated their second big win in the group stage in a 6-0 away win in Belgrade. Leon Goretzka's first ever goal in the UCL (14'), Lewandowski (53', 60', 64', 67') with the fastest four goal haul in UCL history and Tolisso (89') ensured the clear victory.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 6 – FCB secure group stage record

Yes! Bayern achieved their sixth victory in the sixth game. It was an historic group stage.

To round off the group stage, Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 3-1. Kingsley Coman (14'), Müller (45') and Philippe Coutinho (64') scored for the record champions. Bayern were the first German team to complete the Champions League group stage without dropping any points. Overall, it was the best group stage in UCL history.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 7 - Strong performance at Chelsea

What an evening for Alphonso Davies! The Canadian had a strong performance in London and set up the 3-0 with an incredible start.

In the last 16, Bayern directly built on their previous performances and gave an extremely strong showing in the first leg against Chelsea. Flick's team won 3-0. After his four goals at Tottenham, Gnabry scored twice against Chelsea (51', 54'), and the third goal went to record-breaking Lewandowski (76'). Bayern had developed an outstanding starting position for the second leg.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 8 - Bayern confirm title ambitions

Team unity and great football! Bayern didn't give Chelsea a chance in the second leg.

Bayern had to wait a long time for the second leg. Due to the coronavirus break, the competition only resumed at the beginning of August. However, this did not change anything about their captivating form. Although the last competitive game (DFB Cup final) was over a month previously, the Munich team won 4-1. Lewandowski with a brace (10', 83'), Perišić (24') and Tolisso (76') were the goalscorers. The ticket for the final eight in Lisbon was secured and there was more good news: Niklas Süle celebrated his comeback after a cruciate ligament rupture.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 9 – Historic fireworks against Barcelona

Bayern fans will not forget this game. Bayern ignited an offensive firework display in the quarter-final against Barcelona.

What a game this was! In the quarter-final, Bayern beat Barcelona 8-2, or in words: EIGHT - TWO! Müller with a brace in his anniversary game (4', 31'), Perišić (21') and Gnabry (27') made the result clear before the break. This was followed in the second half by Kimmich (63'), Lewandowski (82') and Coutinho (85', 89') with a brace against his home club. It was a real demonstration of strength. FCB were in the semi-finals and favourites to lift the trophy.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 10 - Tenth victory and into the final

Always reliable! Manuel Neuer kept a clean sheet against Lyon with strong saves.

Olympique Lyon proved hard to break down at the beginning of the semi-final. But after Gnabry's opening goal (18'), the Bayern machine ran smoothly again. The Germany international was able to show off his cooking celebration a second time in the 33rd minute before Lewandowski (88') scored late on to make it 3-0. As a result, the two became the most dangerous duo in the history of the Champions League.

#MissionLis6bon: Step 11 - Back on Europe's football throne

Mr Lisbon! Kingsley Coman wrote himself into the history books with his winning goal against PSG.

The final against Paris Saint-Germain was the expected thriller. But an outstanding Manuel Neuer kept everything out from the top-class PSG attack - and at the other end Kingsley Coman provided the moment no Bayern fan will ever forget. After a Kimmich cross, the Frenchman was in position with his head and scored the goal for the title (59'). Bayern climbed Europe's throne for the sixth time in club history.

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