18 Jan Bayern Munich vs. SC Freiburg – Football Match Report – January 17, 2021
Thomas Muller arrange one purpose and scored a second-half winner as Bayern Munich struggled previous Freiburg 2-1 on Sunday to finish their opponents’ five-game successful run and prolong their lead on the high of the Bundesliga to 4 factors.
Bayern, who conceded a purpose for the 11th straight league recreation and have been removed from spectacular, at the moment are on 36 factors, 4 forward of RB Leipzig who drew 2-2 with Wolfsburg on Saturday, and 7 away from Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund in third and fourth locations.
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They went forward after seven minutes as Robert Lewandowski set a brand new league document with 21 video games within the opening 16 matches.
Lewandowski is chasing Gerd Muller’s 40-goal document haul in a single season that dates again to the 1971-72 season.
Desperate to bounce again from final week’s 3-2 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach, the hosts got here agonisingly near a second purpose early within the second half with Lewandowski hitting the crossbar and Leon Goretzka’s rebound spectacularly palmed large by keeper Florian Muller.
Freiburg struck in opposition to the run of play from substitute Nils Petersen’s first contact with the ball, a diving header on the far submit within the 62nd minute for a record-extending 28th league purpose instead.
Muller snatched the winner within the 74th, drilling in a shot after a Leroy Sane layoff from Kingsley Coman’s cross earlier than Freiburg’s Petersen rattled the crossbar with a thundering shot in stoppage time.
“It was a hard-earned win,” Bayern defender Jerome Boateng mentioned. “However we have to enhance. It was a nervous finale and it was our fault. However we saved preventing.”
“It’s about successful video games. We do not have to be shine each time.”