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Late Tel goal ensures Bayern comeback win over Gladbach

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Mathys Tel scored a late winner as Bayern Munich beat Gladbach 2-1 at Borussia-Park.
Borussia-Park.Photo: Borussia Mönchengladbach
Bayern Munich earned their third win in three Bundesliga games this season with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach at Borussia-Park.

In a first half with very few chances, Ko Itakura gave the home side a surprise lead on 30 minutes with a header from a corner.

Bayern started to create more chances after the break and were rewarded for their efforts when Leroy Sané received a great pass from Joshua Kimmich and slotted the ball past debutant Moritz Nicolas in the Gladbach goal on 58 minutes.

The German champions began their search for a winner and finally scored the decisive goal in the 87th minute when second-half substitute Mathys Tel rose high after a corner and made it 2-1 with a header.

The win moved Bayern into second place in the Bundesliga behind Bayer Leverkusen, who have a better goal difference.

Bayern and Leverkusen will meet in the first match of Matchday 4 at the Allianz Arena on September 15.

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