Bayern continued their extraordinary two-draw series at the Bundesliga, with second-placed Borussia Dortmund returning to the four-point standings against Union Berlin (8th) at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday. The Bavarians fielded four French players, Nicolas Sulei and Benjamin Poward, who tested positive for Govt-19, who were injured in training: Tangui Kausi, Diod Upamegano and Lucas Hernandez in defense, as well as Kingsley Common in the attack.
Berlin goalkeeper Andreas Louth won against Robert Lewandowski (11th) after Julian Nakelsmann’s men were embarrassed, especially after Ubemegano’s (9th) dangerous ball defeat. Shot from the outside (16th). His fifth goal of the season.
From the 16th minute, Joshua Kimmich took a corner kick, and Lewandowski doubled the lead with a powerful header, converting a penalty chance (46th) shortly before the break. His 30th goal in the Bundesliga, which he reached for the fifth time, equaled Gert Mல்லller’s record.
At the start of the resumption, Bayern passed fourth place by Jamal Musiala (47th) with a superb performance by Lewandowski. Knoglesmann’s training, especially Serge Gnabri’s entry and return from Corinthian Tolisso’s injury (not since February 20), was meant to restore the rhythm of the game, with the duo joining the area before violating German international law (83rd).
With this victory, the Bavarians took a seven-point lead over Borussia Dortmund on Sunday (7:30 pm) at FC Cologne.
Player: Kaushi, strong head
Following in the footsteps of Süle and Pavard, Tanguy Kaushi, who has been linked with a move to Dodge Upamekano in central defense, has not missed a chance to be noticed for not playing much since his independence in 2020 (1 start in 17 games at the Bundesliga). From PSG.
The 19-year-old French Under-20 international (1.87m83kg) holder Bernard Diomet may still have in mind the recent comments made about him by his coach Julian Nagelsman: “For defenders, the key is credibility. He did very good things in midfield, but sometimes he makes mistakes against Cologne. (January 4). This is not yet in order. ⁇
He made no mistake against Union Berlin (except for the controversial connection in VAR, 49th), but he scored his first goal, of the break, with a powerful header from a corner (25th).
Bayern Munich played in their 1935 Bundesliga match against Union Berlin on Saturday. Werder Bremen (1934) currently holds the record for most runs in a German division.
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