Every Win in Bayern Munich's Record Breaking Champions League Run - Ranked

Nov 5, 2020, 2:30 PM GMT
Philippe Coutinho, Thomas Mueller
Bayern Munich currently hold the record for the biggest Champions League winning streak | Pool/Getty Images
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Bayern Munich set a new record on their way to winning Champions League last season, racking up 14 consecutive victories in the tournament.

It was the icing on the cake of an incredible 2019/20 season that saw Bayern win an eighth consecutive Bundesliga and pick up the DFB-Pokal, despite Hansi Flick only taking charge in November following the sacking of Niko Kovac.

Flick is obviously a fan of Kurt Angle and has adopted his famous 'three I's' since taking charge at Bayern. They now play with intensity, integrity and intelligence and have climbed back to the top of the European mountain once again. They haven't quite caught wind of the singlets yet, but it's a work in progress.

It's a streak that can only be topped by the Undertaker at WrestleMania; here's every win so far ranked by just how good it was.

14. Bayern Munich 2-0 Olympiacos (6/11/19)

No victory is a 'bad' one, especially in a streak as good as this, but there always has to be a last place.

The most expected of the lot, anything less than a 2-0 group stage win at home to Olympiacos would've been a severe disappointment.

13. Olympiacos 2-3 Bayern Munich (22/10/19)

The first of their two meetings in the group stage, Bayern went 1-0 down before eventually storming ahead in Greece.

They went 3-1 up thanks to a double from Robert Lewandowski and a strike from Corentin Tolisso, but Olympiacos replied with a second 10 minutes from time.

12. Lokomotiv 1-2 Bayern Munich (27/10/20)

A somewhat underwhelming result for Bayern.

This whole 'walloping teams every week by a minimum five goal margin' concept is a bit of a poison chalice; by no means was this an easy game, so a 2-1 win was impressive, but we expect more.

MORE GOALS. NOW.

11. Bayern Munich 3-0 Red Star Belgrade (18/9/19)

A comprehensive victory to kick-start the streak, this was one of few high's in the reign of Niko Kovac.

Robert Lewandowski was among the goals...obviously.

10. RB Salzburg 2-6 Bayern Munich (3/11/20)

Again, not losing away games is enough in the Champions League group stage, so to go and put six past a side away from home is impressive - no matter the opposition.

Conceding two does reaffirm doubts over Bayern's only weak point, their defence needs a little bit of strengthening, especially with David Alaba expected to leave imminently.

9. Bayern Munich 3-1 Tottenham (11/12/19)

It's not a bad result by any means, and at this point the side were still trying to get to grips with the new style implemented by Hansi Flick, who had taken over a month before.

This was a side that wasn't in full throttle and had instead just appointed a stop-gap manager after sacking Kovac in November. Looking back, an impressive three points.

8. Lyon 0-3 Bayern Munich (19/8/20)

It put Die Roten one game away from their first Champions League triumph since 2013 and was another showcase for the likes of Gnabry and Lewandowski, but it was rather routine if we're honest.

Lyon had a good run, but they were never causing Bayern a problem. That and the lack of fans makes this one of the less standout victories in the streak.

7. Red Star Belgrade 0-6 Bayern Munich (22/11/19)

Lewandowski hit the fastest quadruple in Champions League history in this one, scoring four goals in just under 15 minutes. Absolutely obscene.

It set the tone for a record breaking season and their revival under Flick.

6. Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich (1/10/19)

Now this is the sort of scoreline we're used to from Bayern.

The Bavaria giants came to England and walloped Spurs in their own home, under a manager who was considered to be underperforming. Serge Gnabry returned to London to put four past Spurs, to the delight of Arsenal fans. Misery compiler and his coming out party.

5. Chelsea 0-3 Bayern Munich (25/2/20)

Bayern's last Champions League game played in front of fans that season, they made the trip to Stamford Bridge worthwhile for those that travelled.

Gnabry was on the scoresheet in London again, to the delight of Arsenal fans (again).

It's incredibly strange to think that stadiums were full at one point this year.

4. Bayern Munich 4-1 Chelsea (8/8/20)

Having wrapped up the first leg in comprehensive fashion and then not playing Champions League football for just shy of six months, it's to say that Bayern could've easily taken their foot off of the gas for this one.

But nah, they didn't. They returned to post-lockdown European football and booked their place in the mini-tournament by using a second leg against Chelsea as shooting practice, putting four past the Blues.

3. Bayern Munich 4-0 Atletico Madrid (21/10/20)

Fresh off the back of winning the Champions League in late August, Bayern's first test as champions was a big one as they welcomed Atletico Madrid to Munich.

Or, it was meant to be a big one.

Bayern picked up where they left off and completely dismantled a usually resilient Atletico side, putting four past them like it was nothing. That's how you kick off a title defence.

2. Paris Saint-Germain 0-1 Bayern Munich (19/8/20)

It feels somewhat wrong putting the Champions League final in second, especially as it secured the trophy in record breaking fashion, but there's a good reason to do so.

The final was a bit underwhelming, if we're honest. Bayern were aware of PSG's attacking prowess, but their main forwards didn't really turn up on the night. It resulted in Die Roten seeing out the game but not taking any major risks after going one nil up around an hour in.

1. Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich (14/8/20)

Nobody expected this. At all.

Sure, Barcelona were in decline heading into this one, but nobody thought they were in as much of a mess as this game proved. Bayern ripped Barcelona apart in the quarter final and literally sent the entire club into meltdown, prompting Lionel Messi to hand in a transfer request.

Beating Barcelona so badly in Europe's biggest competition, to a point where Messi no longer wants to be at the club, sounds insane. It still feels like a fever dream, but boy did it happen.

Worst part is, Philippe Coutinho - on loan from Barcelona - came off the bench and bagged two against his parent club.

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