Exceptional Harry Kane Scores Three as Bayern Munich Triumphs with Eight Goals against Darmstadt
Harry Kane showcased his brilliance once again in the Bundesliga, scoring his second hat-trick of the season. One of his goals was a sensational strike from his own half, adding to the excitement of a thrilling match at the Allianz Arena. Bayern Munich faced a challenging situation, playing with ten men after Joshua Kimmich’s early dismissal. However, red cards for Klaus Gjasula and Matej Maglica turned the tide in Bayern’s favor, as they now had a numerical advantage. This unique occurrence marked the first time three players were sent off in the first half of a German top-flight game.
The deadlock was broken by Kane six minutes into the second half, but it was his extraordinary goal from his own half that stole the show. In addition to his goals, Kane also provided an assist for Jamal Musiala, who scored twice. Leroy Sane, who set up Kane’s third goal, also got on the scoresheet with two goals of his own. Thomas Muller contributed another goal to complete Darmstadt’s heaviest defeat in their history.
The match had an eventful start when Kimmich received a straight red card just four minutes into the game for a foul on Marvin Mehlem. Bayern initially thought they were awarded a penalty when Gjasula was deemed to have fouled Konrad Laimer, but the decision was overturned after a review. As a result, Gjasula was sent off, and Bayern were given a free-kick instead of a penalty.
Despite being reduced to nine men, Darmstadt held their ground against the reigning Bundesliga champions, even creating some scoring opportunities of their own. However, their hopes of a draw were dashed when Maglica committed a similar foul on Kane, earning him a red card as well.
After the break, Kane opened the scoring with a diving header, followed by Sane’s goal from a cross by Laimer. Musiala then increased the lead to 3-0 with an assist from Kane, sparking a goal frenzy. Sane completed his brace with a powerful strike from outside the box. However, the highlight of the match came from Kane, who unleashed a world-class strike from beyond the halfway line, leaving the Darmstadt goalkeeper scrambling in vain.
Muller joined the goal-scoring party with his first goal of the season, and Musiala added another to Bayern’s tally. Despite the efforts of Darmstadt’s keeper to prevent a double-digit defeat, he couldn’t stop Kane from completing his hat-trick. Hungry for more, Kane capitalized on a perfect pass from Sane to seal the victory and continue Bayern’s dominant second half.
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