It was a memorable start to the 2016/17 Bundesliga season for all the right reasons for FC Bayern München, whose players were understandably elated after the 6-0 win over SV Werder Bremen. bundesliga.com was on hand to round up the post-match reaction from the Allianz Arena…
Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München striker): "In the first half we attacked hard and had chances. We could have scored more, but we wanted to play football. It was a great evening for us and for the fans. We didn’t always press, but we were always offensive and attacked quickly."
Carlo Ancelotti (FC Bayern München coach): "The game was good and I’m very happy. Games like this are never easy. We scored goals quickly and then controlled the game. I didn’t have to change much because this team is excellent. We just played a little bit more directly and I think we did that well. Robert Lewandowski is a fantastic player. When he’s in the area, he’s always ready to score."
Mats Hummels (FC Bayern München defender): "I was a bit nervous, but it was easy enough to put that to one side quickly. We had the game completely under control. Carlo Ancelotti is relaxed and has complete faith in his team. He knows how to win a title with this sort of team."
Philipp Lahm (FC Bayern München captain): "We can be very pleased with our first game of the season. We played well, although the opposition helped with that."