Heynckes breaks Champions League record as Bayern march on

Robert Lewandowski leads a group of his Bayern team-mates during a jog on Tuesday night

For Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes, who replaced Carlo Ancelotti in October, this was his 11th straight win in the Champions League which set a new competition record.

Barring a collapse of historic proportions, Bayern Munich will advance to the Champions League quarterfinals after the second leg of its round of 16 tie against Besiktas on Wednesday.

The 72-year-old is yet to sign a contract extension, with his deal at Bayern set to expire at the end of the campaign.

Bayern posted a photo-shopped image of Wagner with the cat posing on his shoulder before including the feline in a man-of-the-match poll.

Besiktas - the first Turkish side to win a Champions League group - fielded six players aged 30 or older.

Top scorer Robert Lewandowski surprisingly started up front, leaving Wagner waiting for his elite European debut until the last 20 minutes.

But Bayern scored their third of the night with six minutes remaining when substitute Wagner chested a deflected cross into an empty net.

- Bayern Munich have now reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the seventh successive season.

- The German side are responsible for four of the seven biggest aggregate victories in Champions League knockout stage history (12-1 vs Sporting Lisbon 2008-09, 10-2 vs Arsenal 2016-17, 7-0 vs Shakhtar Donetsk 2014-15 and 8-1 vs Besiktas 2017-18).

Bayern has won its last two games-against Freiburg and Hamburg-by a combined score of 10-0.

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