1. goal
    17'Süle
  2. goal
    20'Thomas Müller
  3. goal
    58'Thomas Müller
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FC Bayern Munich
Final
33
Düsseldorf
Fortuna Düsseldorf
(2:1)
  1. goal
    44'Dodi Lukebakio
  2. goal
    77'Dodi Lukebakio
  3. goal
    90'+3Dodi Lukebakio
  1. goal
    17'Süle
  2. goal
    20'Thomas Müller
  3. goal
    44'Dodi Lukebakio
  4. goal
    58'Thomas Müller
  5. goal
    77'Dodi Lukebakio
  6. goal
    90'+3Dodi Lukebakio
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    Final
    33
    Düsseldorf
    Fortuna Düsseldorf
    (2:1)
    1. yellow card
      69'Oliver Fink
    1. yellow card
      69'Oliver Fink
    1. substitution
      71'Arjen Robben for Franck Ribéry
    2. substitution
      80'Rafinha for Renato Sanches
    3. substitution
      90'+1Mats Hummels for Thomas Müller
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    Final
    33
    Düsseldorf
    Fortuna Düsseldorf
    (2:1)
    1. substitution
      70'Benito Raman for Takashi Usami
    2. substitution
      77'Kenan Karaman for Oliver Fink
    3. substitution
      85'Rouwen Hennings for Adam Bodzek
    1. substitution
      70'Benito Raman for Takashi Usami
    2. substitution
      71'Arjen Robben for Franck Ribéry
    3. substitution
      77'Kenan Karaman for Oliver Fink
    4. substitution
      80'Rafinha for Renato Sanches
    5. substitution
      85'Rouwen Hennings for Adam Bodzek
    6. substitution
      90'+1Mats Hummels for Thomas Müller
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    Final
    33
    Düsseldorf
    Fortuna Düsseldorf
    (2:1)
    Stadium/AttendanceAllianz Arena, Munich75000 viewers
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    Bayern held 3-3 at home by Düsseldorf

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    FC Bayern were held to a 3-3 draw by Fortuna Düsseldorf on Saturday afternoon. Niklas Süle and Thomas Müller handed Bayern a two-goal lead early in the match, Dodi Lukebakio pulling one back before half-time. Müller rounded off his brace before the hour mark, but Lukebakio scored twice in the closing stages to level the scores. The result means Bayern have 21 points from 12 matches and lie fifth in the table.

    The German record champions started with Manuel Neuer in goal and Joshua Kimmich, Süle, Jérôme Boateng and David Alaba in a back four. Javi Martínez filled the holding role behind Müller, Renato Sanches, Leon Goretzka and Franck Ribéry, with Robert Lewandowski as sole striker. Arjen Robben, Rafinha and Mats Hummels came on for Ribéry, Sanches and Müller late in the second half.

    Centre-backs in the thick of the action

    The 75,000 capacity crowd at the Allianz Arena saw the Bavarians struggle against the visitors' early pressing at first. Fortuna were bold, Lukebakio and Takashi Usami calling Neuer into action. Bayern slowly but surely asserted their authority, although many of their moves were spoiled by stray passing. Boateng found himself confronted by space rather than opponents and unleashed a belter from 25 yards that went just wide of the post, before Bayern took the lead when Süle capitalised on a mix-up in the box following a corner.

    Kovac' troops soon doubled their lead when their individual quality shone through. Boateng's pinpoint 40-yarder found Müller, who excelled with a fine first touch and slotted past former FCB netminder Michael Rensing. It was one-way traffic for a spell, but Lewandowski saw an effort blocked before miscuing from 15 yards. The hosts eased off a little now, and just as it looked as if Bayern's cruise control would result in a comfortable two-goal lead at half-time there was a surprising setback. Jean Zimmer saw a scissor-kick blocked but got hold of the ball again, inviting Lukebakio to beat Neuer from point-blank range.

    Late setback

    Bayern went straight back onto the front foot after the restart. Ribéry saw an effort go wide before Müller restored the two-goal lead, Lewandowski inviting him to smash home from the edge of the box. The Poland international miscued a shot before the minnows upped the pressure, Oliver Fink glancing a header just wide, with a cross just evading Robin Bormuth on the edge of the six-yard box. Düsseldorf pulled one back when Lukebakio beat Bayern's rearguard to a through-ball and slotted past Neuer. The linesman had his flag up for offside, but a VAR intervention meant the goal stood.

    Bayern tried to close out the meeting, but Lewandowski missed a header, and an Alaba centre across the face of goal evaded friend and foe alike. The day turned sour when Lukebakio raced clear once again and fired past Neuer in injury time.

    Kovac' troops will be back in action in just three days, when they entertain Benfica in the Champions League before travelling to face Werder Bremen next Saturday.

    Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

    FC Bayern - Fortuna Düsseldorf 3-3 (HT: 2-1)

    FC Bayern

    Neuer – Kimmich, Süle, Boateng, Alaba – Martínez – Müller (Hummels 90+1), Sanches (Rafinha 80), Goretzka, Ribéry (Robben 71) – Lewandowski

    Subs

    Ulreich – Wagner, Jeong, Meier

    Fortuna Düsseldorf

    Rensing – Zimmermann, Bormuth, Kaminski, Gießelmann – Fink (Karaman 76), Bodzek (Hennings 85) – Zimmer, Stöger, Usami (Raman 70) – Lukebakio

    Subs

    Theißen – Morales, Ducksch, Nielsen

    Referee

    Sven Jablonski (Bremen)

    Attendance

    75,000 (capacity)

    Goals

    1-0 Süle (17), 2-0 Müller (20), 2-1 Lukebakio (44), 3-1 Müller (58), 3-2 Lukebakio (78), 3-3 Lukebakio (90+3)

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