Guaranteed in the round of 16 of the competition, Bayern Munich beat Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 at home, with goals from Niklas Süle and Choupo-Moting. Only fulfilling the table in the last round of the Champions League group stage, the current champion of the competition could not lose the leadership of Group A even with a defeat. On the other hand, the Russian team did not get a place in the Europa League.
Bayern was not so offensive in the first leg of the game. Despite that, he kept the upper hand, with 63% possession before the break, but only one shot on the Lokomotiv goal. The first of the match only came out in the 17th minute of the second half with defender Niklas Süle, who headed in a corner later from the Bavarian team.
The second of the hosts were in the 35th minute with Choupo-Moting, after being played at the entrance to the Leroy Sané area and assisted by Gnabry. In celebration of the goal, the striker knelt and raised his fist, in line with the anti-racist protest that players in the league have been leading after the game between PSG and Instabul Basaksehir.