Bayern Munich came from a goal behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 in the UEFA Super Cup on Thursday night, setting a remarkable new record in the process.
It looked like the curse was going to strike again – only ten of the previous 22 Super Cup matches since the occasion switched to a one-legged affair have been won by the Champions League winners – when Lucas Ocampos put the Spanish side ahead from the spot.
His no-look penalty was cancelled out by Leon Goretzka’s strike 20 minutes later, but there were no further goals in the initial 90 minutes as the match went to extra time. Javi Martinez, who looks set to have played his final game for the club, scored the winner in the 104th minute to clinch the title. Continue reading