Bayern Munich Top goalscorer why harry He struck twice in seven minutes late in the game to give his side a 2-1 win over the visitors. Galatasaray Wednesday and secure a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League with two games to spare.
The England The captain, who scored a hat-trick Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga On Saturday, a led Joshua Kimmich A free kick in the 80th minute and then tapping in his second six minutes later ensured a top two finish.
Man-of-the-match Kane, the Bundesliga’s record signing when he joined for 100 million euros ($107.06 million) this season, has now scored four times in his first four Champions League games for Bayern to top a club record, with 15 goals in his first 10 league games. .
He is also only the third English player to score 25 goals in the competition.
“It was a tough game. The away leg was very similar,” Kane said. “I thought we controlled the game better this time. We knew we had that momentum going into the second half.”
For his performance he said he had settled well in Munich.
“There’s always a lot going on in transfers, on and off the field. So of course there’s always a bit more pressure and expectations, but I’m obviously delighted with the start,” Kane said.
The visitors cut the deficit in second half stoppage time Cedric Bakambu.
The Bavarians, who hit the post with Kane early in the second half, extended their unbeaten run in Champions League group matches to 38, winning the last 17 in a row, records for both competitions.
They top Group A with 12 points and are assured of a top two spot with two matches remaining. FC Copenhagen Galatasaray moved into second place with four points after their thrilling 4-3 win Manchester UnitedThose who are in the last three.
In an entertaining first half, both teams had their chances to pressure Galatasaray but Bayern constantly found ways to free themselves from that pressure.
Saw Bayern Jamal Musiala Suffered a hamstring injury in the first half and Kane should have given them the lead but his volley at the far post only hit the woodwork in the 53rd.
The Turks also thought they had scored just after the hour mark but Icardi was ruled offside.
As was the case in the first match between the two sides, Galatasaray’s high-intensity play saw them gradually run out of steam and give the Germans the space they needed to score.
Kane first rose high to connect with Kimmich’s free kick in the box before launching a move for the second goal and finishing it at the far post with a simple tap-in in the 86th minute.
Galatasaray cut the deficit in stoppage time but ran out of time to equalise.