FC Bayern - Freiburg

Germany: Bundesliga
FC Bayern R. Lewandowski (7), T. Müller (74)
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Freiburg N. Petersen (62)

Thomas Müller leads Bayern to narrow win over Freiburg

By Rune Gjerulff

Thomas Müller scored the winner as Bayern München beat Freiburg 2-1 to increase their lead to four points at the top of the table.

Thomas Müller.
Thomas Müller.Photo: Sven Mandel / CC-BY-SA-4.0

Bayern München bounced back from their DFB-Pokal exit to Holstein Kiel in mid-week as they beat Freiburg 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.

Bayern were deservedly leading 1-0 thanks to an early goal from Robert Lewandowski until second-half substitute Nils Petersen equalled the score, heading home after a corner in the 62nd minute.

With 15 minutes left, the Bavarians restored their lead when Thomas Müller fired home after being set up by Leroy Sané inside box.

Freiburg then came close to salvaging a draw in injury time, but Nils Petersen was unlucky to see his shot hit the bar.

Thanks to today's win, Bayern are now four points clear of second-placed RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga table.

FC Bayern
1Manuel Neuer (C)
5Benjamin Pavard
17Jérôme Boateng
27David Alaba
19Alphonso Davies
6Joshua Kimmich ↩75
18Leon Goretzka ↩86
7Serge Gnabry ↩28
25Thomas Müller ↩87
29Kingsley Coman ↩75
9Robert Lewandowski
35Alexander Nübel
10Leroy Sané ↪28
13E. Choupo-Moting ↪87
4Niklas Süle
21Lucas Hernández
8Javi Martínez ↪86
22Marc Roca
24Corentin Tolisso ↪75
42Jamal Musiala ↪75
21Florian Müller
3Philipp Lienhart
31Keven Schlotterbeck
5Manuel Gulde
17Lukas Kübler ↩61
8Baptiste Santamaría ↩5
27Nicolas Höfler
30Christian Günter (C)
22Roland Sallai ↩62
11Ermedin Demirović ↩62
32Vincenzo Grifo
1Benjamin Uphoff
9Lucas Höler ↪62
18Nils Petersen ↪62
23Dominique Heintz
6Amir Abrashi ↪5 ↩54
14Guus Til
19Janik Haberer ↪54
29Jeong Woo-Yeong
34Lino Tempelmann ↪61

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