With the sixth victory in the eighth game, the Munich team climbed to second place in the top class.
In a long, close, competitive encounter in front of club president Herbert Hainer and honorary president Uli Hoeneß, Vladimir Lucic (22 points) shone as Bayern top scorer. National player Paul Zipser also made a strong game with 20 points. Klemen Prepelic had 18 points for Valencia. “We are very happy with the win, there was a lot of energy in it,” said Zipser afterwards at MagentaSport. “Our defense was key again today,” explained Lucic.