Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich held by Union Berlin

Union Berlin came from behind to share spoils Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich at the Alianz Arena in their Saturday fixture.

Both sides were goalless in the first half as Bayern Munich created a number of chances that were blocked and intercepted by a brilliant Union Berlin defense.

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Jamal Musiala broke the deadlock in the 68th minute when he brilliantly controlled the ball inside the visitors defense before beating the goalkeeper to set up a 7 point lead at the top of the table.

The visitors however levelled in the 85th minute when Marcus Ingvartsen swiped the ball across Neur following a quickly taken throw in.

The draw still leaves Bayern Munich at the top of the table, 5 points a drift of second placed RB Leipzig as Union Berlin settled in 7th position with 40 points from 28 games played.

On Wednesday, the Bundesliga giants were beaten by French giants Paris Saint Germain to set up an uphill task come the second leg this coming week.

With Robert Lewandoski missing after picking up an injury, Bayern are struggling to make an impact upfront even though they have their playmaker Thomas Muller.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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