Wolfsburg - FC Bayern

Germany: Bundesliga
Wolfsburg W. Weghorst (35), M. Philipp (54)
FC Bayern J. Musiala (15), E. Choupo-Moting (24), J. Musiala (37)

Musiala double leads Bayern to win over Wolfsburg

By Rune Gjerulff

Jamal Musiala bagged a brace as Bayern München saw off Wolfsburg at Volkswagen Arena.

Jamal Musiala.
Jamal Musiala.

Bayern München beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 at Volkswagen Arena to extend their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to seven points.

18-year-old Jamal Musiala opened the scoring for the guests with 15 minutes on the clock, taking a few steps inside the box before slotting the ball past Koen Casteels in the Wolfsburg goal.

Casteels was at fault for Bayern's second goal nine minutes later as he dropped the ball at the feet of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, who only had to slot into the empty net.

Wout Weghorst pulled one back for Wolfsburg in the 35th minute, bending the ball out of Neuer's reach with a first-time finish, but Musiala quickly restored Bayern's two-goal lead with a looping header.

Maximilian Philipp brought Wolfsburg back into the game at the beginning of the second half, making it 2-3, but it wasn't enough for the Wolves as Bayern held on to their lead until the final whistle.

The result means Bayern are now seven points clear of RB Leipzig at the top of the table. Wolfsburg remain third.

1Koen Casteels (C)
19Kevin Mbabu
4Maxence Lacroix
25John Brooks
6Paulo Otávio
31Yannick Gerhardt
24Xaver Schlager
20Ridle Baku ↩55
17Maximilian Philipp ↩78
40João Victor ↩60
9Wout Weghorst
12Pavao Pervan
21Bartosz Bialek ↪78
33Daniel Ginczek
5Jeffrey Bruma
15Jérôme Roussillon ↪60
34Marin Pongracic
39Tim Siersleben
7Josip Brekalo ↪55
14Admir Mehmedi
FC Bayern
1Manuel Neuer (C)
5Benjamin Pavard
17Jérôme Boateng
21Lucas Hernández ↩90
19Alphonso Davies
6Joshua Kimmich
27David Alaba
10Leroy Sané ↩86
25Thomas Müller
42Jamal Musiala ↩73
13E. Choupo-Moting
35Alexander Nübel
29Kingsley Coman ↪73
20Bouna Sarr
23Tanguy Nianzou ↪90
44Josip Stanisic
8Javi Martínez ↪86
28Tiago Filipe Oliveira Dantas
32Christopher Gavin Scott
49Maximilian Zaiser

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