The opportunity was favorable after the Dortmund defeat in Düsseldorf, and with a late performance of the FC Bayern has used the template on Wednesday and gained ground on the far enteilten table leader.

Christian Eichler

sports correspondent in Munich.

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With a 1:0 victory against RB Leipzig could be the master in a over long distances is disappointing, at the end of pack game to shorten the gap to Borussia Dortmund on six points. The winning goal Franck Ribéry scored in the 83. Minute. In the injury time of the Leipzig Stefan Ilsanker of Red received for a crude Foul on Thiago and the Munich Renato Sanches Yellow-Red, because he had knocked over Ilsanker then.

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After the 4:0 victory in Hanover, the sixth game in succession without defeat, had Bayern coach Niko Kovac gives his Team a clear upward trend: “If we perform like that, it’s hard to stop us.” But on Wednesday it was not in the table, last to do with his unchanged Eleven got it, but the table neighbor, a good organization and a lot of ball this was the Bayern of the beginning of security and speed and you long neutralized.

After an initial phase, in which the two Teams had monitored, had the first chance of the game in the 24. Minute the same one that had to lead in the normal case, to the Bavaria-guide. Serge Gnabry played with the outside of his right boot with a precise pass into the path of Robert Lewandowski, who was able to completely run free on the front of the Leipziger Tor, and for the left corner decided. The strong goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi brought the fingertips to the Ball and steered it to the inside of the post from where the ball was just in front of the line with a strong Rotation transverse to the other post, before you turned into the goal. It was the last significant action of Gnabry, and the injured in the battle for the Ball following a corner on the thighs and against Ribéry replaced.

Ten minutes later, the playfully powerful, but not powerful in Leipzig for the first time, danger in the opposing penalty area could lead to. Timo Werner was on the right wing against two defenders, but his low cross was steered in front of the addressee’s Yussuf Poulsen by Niklas Süle into the goal. From the resulting corner, Kevin Kampl in front of the gate, the beefy defender Upamecano Dayot in air combat to enforce and headed the Ball crashing to the Torlatte. Manuel Neuer got high hands, but had, as before, Gulacsi, the goalkeeper of luck on his side.