After being subbed on and off in yesterday's match between Bayern and Leverkusen, Bayern Munich stars supported their young winger.
won 2-1 against
yesterday and took the top spot in the Bundesliga table, a strange thing happened in the game.
subbed inLeroy Sane
in the first half but the young star was subbed off just 36 minutes later.
Bayern Munich stars, especiallyRobert Lewandowski
, backed their young winger at the end of the game, saying they hope Bayern Munich would see Leroy Sane shine soon.
, who joined Bayern fromManchester City
this summer, has been having a difficult time with the German team. Sane was subbed in yesterday around the 30th minute to replace the injuredKingsley Coman
. But after 36 minutes, Hansi Flick replaced him again to send 17-year-oldJamal Musiala
to the field.
When Flick was asked why he decided to do such thing, he replied:
"It wasn't a punishment.
"I had to make a sub, and the options were either Thomas Muller, Serge Gnabry or Leroy.
"Thomas is indispensable for our system, Serge really got into the game in the second half. So I had to sub Leroy off.
"Ultimately, it's about the success of the team above the individuals. We support Leroy in every way possible."
also made some comments in support of his teammate.
"Hansi must have had his reasons.
"Personally, I really enjoy playing with Leroy and I think we had more offensive moves down the right when he came on.
"I don't think it will be that long until we start talking about Leroy in a different way. He is very close to breaking through.
"He shouldn't get frustrated by this but motivated. It doesn't make it any easier that we're struggling a little as a team at the moment."