FC Bayern - Bielefeld

Germany: Bundesliga
FC Bayern L. Sané (71)
Allianz ArenaFull time1-0

Sané goal lifts Bayern to narrow win over Bielefeld

By Rune Gjerulff

Bayern München left it late to beat Arminia Bielefeld narrowly at Allianz Arena.

Leroy Sané.
Leroy Sané.

Leroy Sané scored the winner in the second half to lift Bayern München to a 1-0 victory over Arminia Bielefeld in the Bundesliga this evening.

In a very one-sided match, Bayern dominated possession and shots from start to finish, but struggled to take the lead.

Thomas Müller did come close to open the scoring in the seventh minute, but his header was cleared off the line by Andrés Andrade.

Four minutes later, Leroy Sané sent a thunderous shot towards Stefan Ortega, but the ball was pushed out for a corner by the Bielefeld goalkeeper, who did what he could to keep a clean sheet.

But Bayern kept creating opportunities and were eventually rewarded for their persistence with 71 minutes on the clock as Leroy Sané's smashed the ball past Ortega from outside the box.

With their win, Bayern stay one point clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund ahead of next week's top-of-the-table clash between the two sides.

FC Bayern
1Manuel Neuer (C)
5Benjamin Pavard
2Dayotchanculle Upamecano
21Lucas Hernández ↪90
19Alphonso Davies
24Corentin Tolisso
8Leon Goretzka ↪56
11Kingsley Coman
25Thomas Müller
10Leroy Sané ↪72
9Robert Lewandowski
36Christian Früchtl
7Serge Gnabry ↩72
40Malik Tillman
3Omar Richards
4Niklas Süle ↩90
44Josip Stanisic
17Mickaël Cuisance
22Marc Roca
42Jamal Musiala ↩56
1Stefan Ortega Moreno
27Cédric Brunner
2Amos Pieper
4Joakim Nilsson
30Andres Andrade ↪78
8Alessandro Schöpf ↪90
19Manuel Prietl (C)
39Sebastian Vasiliadis ↪78
20Patrick Wimmer ↪64
9Fabian Klos ↪78
11Masaya Okugawa
13Stefanos Kapino
10Bryan Lasme ↩78
21Robin Hack ↩64
23Janni-Luca Serra ↩90
3Guilherme Ramos
5Jacob Laursen
15Nathan De Medina ↩78
16Fabian Kunze
22Edimilson Fernandes ↩78

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