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Union Berlin 1-1 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski spares visitors’ blushes as Flick’s men go back top

Union Berlin 1-1 Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski spares visitors’ blushes as Hansi Flick’s men return to the Bundesliga summit after falling behind in the fourth minute

  • Robert Lewandowski’s 13th league goal this term earned Bayern Munich a point
  • Hansi Flick’s men had fallen behind early on to a header from Grischa Promel
  • Bayern and second-place RB Leipzig are now only separated by goal difference

Bayern Munich returned to the Bundesliga summit despite being held to a draw by Union Berlin at the Stadion An Der Alten Forsterei.

RB Leipzig had moved top after winning 2-0 at home to Werder Bremen earlier in the day and must have been watching in hope rather than expectation when Union midfielder Grischa Promel’s glancing header surprisingly put the hosts ahead. 

Robert Lewandowski thanks Kingsley Coman for his excellent dribble that set up the equaliser

Grischa Promel had given Union Berlin a surprise lead at the Stadion An Der Alten Forsterei

Grischa Promel had given Union Berlin a surprise lead at the Stadion An Der Alten Forsterei

Hansi Flick's men are now above RB Leipzig on goal difference despite dropping two points

Hansi Flick’s men are now above RB Leipzig on goal difference despite dropping two points

Robert Lewandowski’s 13th league goal in 10 games this season brought Hansi Flick’s men level with 15 minutes to go after excellent dribbling and a precise cut-back by Kingsley Coman, but Bayern were unable to find a winner. Nevertheless, they are now top of the table on goal difference. 

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