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Bayern beat AEK Athens 2-0 to approach the knockout phase



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Bayern forward Robert Levandovski celebrates the other goals of his team in the football match of the League of Champions League League between Bayern Munich and AEK Athens in Munich on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. (AP Photo / Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH, Germany – Robert Levandovski scored twice for Bayern Munich to defeat AEK Athens 2-0 on Wednesday and moved even closer to the League of Champions League.

The Polish striker opened a penalty with a penalty in the first half and sealed the victory in the second after a corner corner.

"We knew it would not be easy, but we made a good step forward," Levandovski said, who was already looking ahead of him in the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund league. "We had control over decisive moments, so victory is good for confidence."

The host struggled to create some chances to notice while Serbian defense counsel Uroš Ćosić was fined for withdrawing Levandovsky back before half, and Levandovski scored a goal.

Bayern dominated, and Levandovski caught the fourth leg of the Champions League in the season after the corner of Joshua Kimmich with only less than 20 minutes remaining.

With 10 points from four games, Baiern is at the top of Group E.

"We deserved to win, I am satisfied with the result," said coach Baier Niko Kovac, who is under pressure after a series of results. "There was no fireworks, but we have 10 points, it looks good."

Ajax, who won Benfica 1-1 in the second group on Wednesday, the other eight points with the remaining two matches, and then Benfica on four. AEK is the last of four defeats.

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