FC Bayern have met in the title race and his duty. The Munich stay by the 4:1 (1:1) against relegation-threatened VfB Stuttgart on striking distance to the leader Borussia Dortmund. The day after the 5:1 success for Dortmund against Hannover, Bayern lost only a little ground in the goal difference on six points away BVB.
Thiago (5. Minute), an own goal from VfB captain Christian Gentner after a shot by Serge Gnabry (55.) and Leon Goretzka per head (71.) Bayern brought on course. Robert Lewandowski failed with a penalty (65.), met but then the 4:1 goal (84.). Anastasios Donis (26.) let the guests in the meantime, on a Surprise for hope.
According to the Hinrunden-blunders at home against Augsburg (1:1), Freiburg (1:1) and Düsseldorf (3:3) were expected in Munich in the first home game of the return round initially more of an effort than. In the second passage it was, however, a clear matter.
The football in the afternoon started in front of 75,000 spectators in the sold-out Arena as expected. Bayern made a lot of pressure and celebrated the early lead. Thomas Müller was well and passed the Ball to the inside, Lewandowski put on for Thiago, and the Spaniard turned to the second goal of the season. Three minutes later, Joshua Kimmich missed after a pass from Muller, only just the 2:0. The VfB Defensive to the eleven-million-Euro winter access Ozan Kabak revealed in the initial stage, plenty of gaps that took advantage of the Munich-based but.
According to the swinging of the beginning switched the Munich in the mode, and managed the 1:0. Coach Niko Kovac urged his Stars at the edge of the field on gesture-rich to more forward gear, but on the pitch, this allowed the guests back to Breathe. It was missing in this stage and the pace and sense of purpose that often has cross-played instead of in the depth.
Lewandowski succeeded in a good degree, after the Pole awards first eleven-a-side
Although not announced to the equaliser, but criminally unchallenged by Thiago and Niklas Süle took Donis like to measure. His shot from 20 meters hit untenable for the beautiful, but vain flying Manuel Neuer in the angle. The 22-Year-old Donis become a real Bayern-experts: He had already met in may at the 4:1 in Munich. A little later saved the New against Donis, would have reached from a short distance is almost 2:1.
On the opposite side saved Rob-Robert Zieler in the VfB goal against Thiago (32.) and Kingsley Coman (37.). Just before the break, the 2014 world champion against Coman would have been powerless, but his shot landed on the outside of the net (44.). After the break, and Zieler was beaten for the second Time. The in the 46. Minute substitute Gnabry went of the edge of the Coman at his shot a lot of risk - and was rewarded by the deflected Ball in the VfB captain Gentner.
Then there was the double pole pitch. Only Stuttgart Nicolas Gonzalez failed in a huge opportunity for the compensation (64.), in return, Lewandowski missed a to him caused foul penalty (65.). Lewandowski spurned another good chance for Goretzka met according to Kimmich for a corner by the head. Also Lewandowski was a good conclusion. Winter access Alphonso Davies (18) made his debut in the closing stages. (dpa)