Franck Ribéry was mastered by Leon Goretzka in the height - thanks to a late goal from the French of the FC Bayern has used the blunder of the autumn Champions Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Of the injured, Serge Gnabry substitute Frenchman caused a stir in the last home game of the year against RB Leipzig late for the deserved 1:0 (0:0) victory (83. Minute). "He was where we needed him, Thank you Franck," said Thomas Müller. 75 000 spectators watched on Wednesday in the sold-out Arena, no thrilling, but at the end of an exciting match.
Leipzig Stefan Ilsanker flew in stoppage time with Red after a Foul on Thiago from the court, the Munich-based Renato Sanches had to get off in the port because of an assault. "It was a hard-fought game," said Leipzig's Timo Werner, was at odds with the defeat: "It is once again a lot together, a lot of bad luck also." The day after the 1:2 BVB at Fortuna Duesseldorf, Bayern were able to narrow the gap on the Champions to six points - the battle for the championship promises to be a high voltage.
right from the beginning, the guests highlighted as a light version of king classes-eighth final opponent for Liverpool FC but that they would be for the Bavarians, a different test than the last Bundesliga opponents Nürnberg (3:0) and Hannover (4:0). The Saxons started to be more aggressive and moving, to act without, however impetuous. In Munich, the stir things in the same Formation as in Hannover and without the on the back of the injured Jerome Boateng, presented a patient. Both Teams were in the game plenty of ball losses in the attack series were missing against stable Defensive long the big ideas. "We didn't trust with the Ball quite so much, because we knew, of course, the Strengths of the Leipzig," said Müller.
According to the "Marca" could be Lucas Hernández come in the winter break
The first Topmöglichkeit Bayern had. Fine free played of Gnabry as Robert Lewandowski prior to the RB-Keeper Peter Gulacsi showed up, but this drew the shot of the Poland to the poles. Bitter for Bayern: a Little later, Gnabry handle after a Sprint to the bar. He had to get out, for him, the against Hannover due to hip problems protected Ribéry came.
the city recorded an aluminum hits. After a corner kick from Kevin Kampl headed Dayot Upamecano on to the crossbar. The guests experienced at the third Munich appearance of a novelty. Unlike the 0:2 and 0:3 in previous years, with early place, you could after the break, again to the Eleven on the field - at least until the final phase, as Ilsanker and Sanches had to.
RB-attacker Werner opened with a shot of the Bayern box (48.) a second half of the game with more goal scenes. Repeatedly, there was already speculation that the 22-year-old Werner, a Bayern-could be a candidate. Of concrete, it probably looks a peers outside defender from Atlético Madrid. According to the Spanish sports newspaper "Marca" could change the French world champion, Lucas Hernández in the winter break to Munich. Supposedly these are supposed to be willing to pay 80 million euros.
Also, Kingsley Coman had a slight beat, as he is in the 61. Minute, was replaced by Renato Sanches. The distance shot of the Portuguese over the stroke of approximately one Meter at the gate (65.).
From Leipzig came in the closing stages, very little to the front. The Bavarians pushed for, but had to wait a long time. Niklas Süle (78.) and Joshua Kimmich (79.) failed then, Ribery came in. Leipzig 35 got the Ball out-of-the-Year-old had two of them against player get out and hit the second goal of the season. (dpa)