The new Der FCB coach marked his first competitive win for the club by clinching his first piece of silverware.
Bayern Munich “don’t have much time to celebrate” their DFL-Supercup success, insists Julian Nagelsmann.
Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller were on target as Bayern Munich beat rivals Borussia Dortmund 3-1 at the Westfalenstadion to lift the German Super Cup on Tuesday night.
The Bavarians will now prepare for their second match of the new Bundesliga campaign as they play host to Koln in less than four days’ time.
“We don’t have much time to celebrate,” Nagelsmann told reporters, as Goal reports.
“The title is a reward for last season as Hansi Flick won the league with this team. I’m happy, but the title belongs more to other people than me.”
While Lewandowski and Thomas grab most of the spotlight, Bayern’s defense, although not exactly airtight, deserves huge credit for their triumph, with Niklas Sule and Dayot Upamecano putting in solid performances.
“We defended very well, we were aggressive. We won the ball high up the pitch,” added the 34-year-old head coach.
“Niki and Upa were very stable at the back. It was a step forward for both of them.”