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Benefit Bayer Leverkusen As Werder Bremen Finish 16-year Wait For Bayern Victory


Mitchell Weiser surprised his former membership with the one aim as Werder Bremen defeated Bayern Munich 1-0 on Sunday, preserving Bayer Leverkusen seven factors clear on the prime of the Bundesliga. Bayern have been final held scoreless within the league in February 2020, when former Munich supervisor Julian Nagelsmann’s Leipzig recorded a 0-0 draw on the Allianz Enviornment. Bremen’s victory, their first over Bayern in any competitors since 2008, broke a 27-game winless run towards the German champions, which included 26 losses. 

Leverkusen’s 3-2 win at RB Leipzig on Saturday, with Xabi Alonso’s males coming from behind twice and scoring the winner in damage time, put the strain again on Bayern, who went into Sunday’s sport with two video games in hand. 

“It’s important to ask the gamers,” Bayern supervisor Thomas Tuchel informed DAZN when requested concerning the efficiency. 

“We performed in the present day prefer it did not matter, as if we have been 10 factors forward and had a Champions League match to play on Tuesday.

“After the Leverkusen consequence, we wished to start out aggressively and ship a sign, however we did not succeed in any respect.”

Bremen have been unfortunate to have a aim struck off by VAR within the first-half for a foul on Jamal Musiala however Weiser took issues into his personal arms within the second interval, gliding down the precise wing and blasting into the web after 59 minutes. 

“We confirmed all the pieces you have to present to win right here. Right now we had an ideal day — and with you can beat Bayern,” stated Weiser.

Bayern pinned Bremen in their very own field after the opener however failed to interrupt by.

Bayern veteran Thomas Mueller informed DAZN his facet have been “sluggish and lifeless”, calling the consequence “a tough slap within the face.”

Bremen travelled to Munich attempting to overturn latest historical past, the guests having not crushed Bayern in any competitors in 16 years. 

On that day, a teenage Mesut Ozil ran riot, scoring one aim and aiding in two extra in a 5-2 victory throughout happier instances for the four-time Bundesliga winners. 

Bremen began strongly, Weiser forcing a fingertip save from Manuel Neuer halfway by the first-half. 

Bremen’s Justin Njinmah had the ball within the internet after a lightning-fast counter assault, however the aim was struck off, with VAR discovering a foul on Musiala on the different finish of the pitch. 

Bayern exited the pitch to a sprinkling of boos and whistles however the half-time break did not revive the house facet, with Bremen persevering with to impress. 

Weiser, who spent three years at Bayern after arriving as an 18-year-old earlier than leaving on a free switch in 2015, gave the guests the lead in spectacular syle, dancing down the precise flank and unleashing a rocket into the highest of the web. 

Bremen’s win consigned the defending champions to their second league lack of the season. 

Bayern can minimize the hole on the prime after they play their sport in hand at dwelling to Union Berlin on Wednesday. 

Bremen’s victory lifts them 9 factors away from the relegation placings. 

In a while Sunday, Borussia Moenchengladbach host Augsburg.

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