Musiala and Nagelsmann happy to relieve Bayern pressure with 'satisfying' Leverkusen win
Bayern Munich proved they can handle the persistent pressure they face, Jamal Musiala said after a 4-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen that boss Julian Nagelsmann described as "satisfying".
The Bundesliga champions snapped a four-match top-flight winless streak with a rampant showcase at Allianz Arena.
Germany international Musiala got on the scoresheet, alongside Leroy Sane, Sadio Mane and Thomas Muller, as the hosts inflicted further misery upon their visitors, led by Gerardo Seoane.
Musiala acknowledged there is seldom an unburdened moment at Bayern, and that it is their resolve when under the microscope that helps them succeed.
"The pressure was on us all," he told DAZN. "We are focused on ourselves. We all want to win and be number one, and we showed that today. The pressure is always there at Bayern. We need to deal with it."
Nagelsmann meanwhile alluded to reports of dressing room unrest in his post-game comments.
"I've always said you can tell, when players leave the dressing room, if they respect the manager," he added.
"You can see in each game that the players are fully into it. That was very satisfying today."
Opposite number Seoane meanwhile was left to question how his Champions League side continue to slip towards the bottom of the Bundesliga table, with a leaky defence causing no shortage of problems.
"It is a question of will," he mused. "We didn't have the necessary aggression. It is a mental process."