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FC Bayern J. Laursen (10), S. Gnabry (45), J. Musiala (85)
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Bayern claim comfortable win over Bielefeld

By Rune Gjerulff

Bayern München bounced back from their disappointing Champions League exit against Villarreal as they beat Arminia Bielefeld 3-0.

Serge Gnabry.
Serge Gnabry.

Bayern München took another step towards winning their tenth successive Bundesliga title by beating relegation-threatened Arminia Bielefeld 3-0 away from home today.


Stefan Ortega kept out a header from Robert Lewandowski with an amazing save nine minutes into the game, but the Bielefeld goalkeeper was left with no chance one minute later as the ball hit Jacob Barrett Laursen and went into the net.

The hosts thought they had equalised in the 44th minute when Masaya Okugawa lifted the ball over Manuel Neuer and into the net, but the goal was ruled out after a VAR review.

Bayern then went up at the other end to double the lead instead, with Serge Gnabry first-timing a shot past Ortega after an excellent lofted pass from Kimmich.

Second-half substitute Jamal Musiala sealed the deal with five minutes left, smashing the ball into the net after being set up by Lewandowski.

The Bavarians are now nine points clear of Borussia Dortmund, meaning they can clinch the title if they beat their black and yellow arch-rivals next week.

At the other end of the table, Bielefeld remain 17th, two points behind VfB Stuttgart in the relegation play-off spot.


Bielefeld
(4-2-3-1)
1S. Ortega Moreno
3G. Ramos
2A. Pieper
4J. Nilsson
5J. Laursen ↪39
19M. Prietl (C)
16F. Kunze ↪45
11M. Okugawa
23J. Serra ↪74
8A. Schöpf ↪74
20P. Wimmer
Bench
13S. Kapino
21R. Hack ↩74
15N. De Medina
24G. Bello ↩39
30A. Andrade
7G. Castro ↩74
17B. İnce
37V. Cherny
39S. Vasiliadis ↩45
FC Bayern
(3-4-2-1)
1M. Neuer (C)
5B. Pavard
23T. Nianzou ↪46
2D. Upamecano
7S. Gnabry ↪89
6J. Kimmich
8L. Goretzka
19A. Davies
25T. Müller ↪61
18M. Sabitzer ↪61
9R. Lewandowski ↪89
Bench
26S. Ulreich
10L. Sané ↩61
13E. Choupo-Moting ↩89
38G. Vidović ↩89
40M. Tillman
3O. Richards
44J. Stanisic ↩46
22M. Roca
42J. Musiala ↩61

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