Instead though, Bayern’s official Twitter account rubbed salt in Leipzig’s wounds, by instead choosing to poke fun at the Red Bull-sponsored club.
Leipzig have been the Bundesliga’s surprise package this season, winning 11 of their 16 matches so far.
This meant Bayern were clearly keen to stifle their rivals momentum.
Goals from Thiago, Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowksi sealed the three points for Carlo Ancelotti’s team, however the team’s Twitter profile believes it was Paulaner, a locally brewed beer which was paramount in the success:
Yes, forget ‘Red Bull gives you wings’…
Paulaner gives you wins.? pic.twitter.com/Kqbn2PY2QF
— FC Bayern US (@FCBayernUS) December 21, 2016
We believe this Tweet falls firmly in the “shots fired” section of social media…