November 21, 2020 10:57:37 pm
Lacklustre Bayern Munich needed to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday, slipping up for solely the second time of their final 35 matches in all competitions however staying a degree forward of undefeated Bayer Leverkusen.
Four days after Germany’s gorgeous 6-Zero loss to Spain, there was little by way of redemption for Bayern’s many internationals, with the German champions failing to hit a single shot on course in your entire first half.
Werder took a deserved lead on the stroke of halftime after Josh Sargent arrange Max Eggestein who beat keeper Manuel Neuer with a well-placed left-footed effort.
Bayern, who had gained 33 of their earlier 34 video games in all competitions, needed to wait till the 50th minute for Douglas Costa to rattle the crossbar with a fierce shot and the hosts to indicate some indicators of life.
They upped the tempo briefly and Kingsley Coman drew them stage, nodding in on the far submit within the 62nd however for the following 20 minutes they once more dropped again earlier than a few late possibilities for Eric Choupo-Moting and Robert Lewandowski.
The hosts, nevertheless, have Neuer to thank for avoiding the second league defeat of the season after he beat Sargent in a one-on-one within the 88th minute.
Bayern are on 19 factors, three forward of RB Leipzig, who’re in motion later against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Unbeaten Bayer Leverkusen are provisionally second on 18 after their 2-1 win over Arminia Bielefeld, courtesy of Aleksandar Dragovic’s 88th-minute winner on the rebound.
Schalke 04 slumped to a 2-Zero defeat at house against VfL Wolfsburg and have now gone 24 league matches with out a win. Schalke, who’re edging nearer to the all-time winless run of 31 matches within the league set by Tasmania Berlin in 1965/66, are 17th.