Barcelona lost their opening Champions League match for the very first time in 23 seasons as a Thomas Muller strike and Robert Lewandowski’s brace made Bayern Munich a 3-0 win on Tuesday.

The hosts were seeking revenge following their 8-2 loss against the very same challengers in the 2019-20 quarter-finals, but Bayern proved far too strong when again in the Group E opener in between the two heavyweights.

Muller opened the scoring because humbling defeat for Barca 13 months earlier and did similarly in the first half at Camp Nou prior to Lewandowski’s simple surface gave Bayern breathing space early in the 2nd duration.

Lewandowski doubled his tally late on to seal a regular win that moves the German champions into leading area after the preliminary of fixtures, while Barca sit bottom after Dynamo Kyiv and Benfica played out a goalless draw.

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