Harry Kane’s world appears to be the other way up. The English striker swapped Tottenham for Bayern Munich final summer season with a transparent goal to win silverware however Bayern, in simply 15 video games, have already ‘stated goodbye’ to 2 of the 4 titles they have been competing for this season.
They misplaced the Tremendous Cup in opposition to RB Leipzig (3-0) in Kane’s debut. A historic hat-trick by Dani Olmo prevented the Englishman – who got here on within the sixty fourth minute at 0-2 down – from successful the primary title of his profession.
“I really feel sorry for him, possibly he thought we had been out of coaching for 4 weeks,” exclaimed Thomas Tuchel after the defeat.
The second setback got here within the Cup in opposition to lowly Saarbrucken. The fifteenth-placed crew in Germany’s third division knocked all-conquering Bayern out of the DFB Pokal (2-1). Objectives from Patrick Sontheimer (’45+1) and Marcel Gaus (’96) rotated Thomas Mller’s opener (’16).
Muller, annoyed on the scenario, stated, “Just some folks know the way to respect the assist of the followers.”
The Bayern ‘9’ didn’t play a single minute within the cup ‘Okay.O.’ in opposition to Saarbrucken. He was on the bench and Tuchel didn’t expend the 5 modifications, preferring to save lots of him for Saturday’s sport versus Borussia Dortmund.
To this point, the truth is a far cry from the assertion at Kane‘s presentation in August when he declared, “I need to play within the Champions League and battle for titles. My aim is to win all of the trophies we play for.”
Bayern, who stay unbeatable within the Champions League, usually are not the leaders in Germany both: they’re second within the Bundesliga, two factors behind Xabi Alonso’s shocking Bayer Leverkusen facet. To make issues worse, ‘his’ Tottenham, who haven’t received a title since 2008, are prime of the Premier League.
“We’ll see [if Bayern and Tottenham can win the league]”, Kane stated. “There’s nonetheless an extended strategy to go, however I am preserving my eye on the Premiership and issues are going very nicely in the mean time.”
Kane: 14 targets in 13 video games
The reality is that, regardless of two trophies eluding Bayern, little extra might be requested of Kane. The previous Tottenham man has been concerned in 21 targets, scoring 14 and aiding seven, within the 13 video games he has performed. In reality, the Englishman, who’s coming off a hat-trick within the 8-0 win over Darmstadt, together with a aim from his personal half.
He grew to become the primary participant to attain 12 targets in his first 10 video games in Bundesliga historical past, at this charge and type absolutely it’s only a matter of time earlier than he lastly wins a serious honour in his soccer profession.