1. goal
    3'Lucas Höler
Freiburg
SC Freiburg
Final
11
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:1)
  1. goal
    22'Lewandowski
  1. goal
    3'Lucas Höler
  2. goal
    22'Lewandowski
  1. yellow card
    26'Christian Günter
  2. yellow card
    43'Amir Abrashi
  3. yellow card
    63'Dominique Heintz
Freiburg
SC Freiburg
Final
11
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:1)
  1. yellow card
    6'Mats Hummels
  1. yellow card
    6'Mats Hummels
  2. yellow card
    26'Christian Günter
  3. yellow card
    43'Amir Abrashi
  4. yellow card
    63'Dominique Heintz
  1. substitution
    70'Gian-Luca Waldschmidt for Mike Frantz
  2. substitution
    79'Manuel Gulde for Lucas Höler
  3. substitution
    90'Jérôme Gondorf for Vincenzo Grifo
Freiburg
SC Freiburg
Final
11
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:1)
  1. substitution
    55'Serge Gnabry for Thomas Müller
  2. substitution
    74'Franck Ribéry for Kingsley Coman
  3. substitution
    74'Süle for Boateng
  1. substitution
    55'Serge Gnabry for Thomas Müller
  2. substitution
    70'Gian-Luca Waldschmidt for Mike Frantz
  3. substitution
    74'Franck Ribéry for Kingsley Coman
  4. substitution
    74'Süle for Boateng
  5. substitution
    79'Manuel Gulde for Lucas Höler
  6. substitution
    90'Jérôme Gondorf for Vincenzo Grifo
Freiburg
SC Freiburg
Final
11
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:1)
Stadium/AttendanceSchwarzwald-Stadion, Freiburg24000 viewers
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Unlucky Reds held by battling Freiburg

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FC Bayern were held to a 1-1 draw by SC Freiburg on Saturday, losing the lead in the table to Borussia Dortmund. Lucas Höler and Robert Lewandowski traded goals in the first half. Bayern were utterly dominant after the restart and created a string of gilt-edged chances but failed to reward themselves.

The Bavarians started with Sven Ulreich in goal and Joshua Kimmich, Mats Hummels, Jérôme Boateng and Rafinha in a back four. Thiago and Leon Goretzka featured in a twin holding role behind Thomas Müller, James and Kingsley Coman, with Lewandowski as lone striker. Serge Gnabry, Niklas Süle and Franck Ribéry took over from Müller, Boateng and Coman in the second half.

Early setback, Lewy levels

The 24,000 full house in Freiburg saw the home side go straight onto the front foot, and there was an early shock for Bayern when the unmarked Höler rose high to connect with a Christian Günter cross and head past Ulreich. The Bavarians were struggling at first, Mike Frantz miscuing an effort. Bayern slowly but surely got a grip, with Lewandowski only just missing the ball in the box, although Boateng soon made a crucial last-ditch scramble to deny Frantz.

Lewandowski levelled the scores, shining with a brilliant first touch before acrobatically firing past netminder Alexander Schwolow. Ulreich proved equal to a Günter effort before Goretzka glanced a header just wide.

No way past Schwolow

The contest was essentially an evenly-matched affair in the first half, but that changed completely after the restart, with Bayern in the driving seat and the home side increasingly parking the bus. Schwolow denied Kimmich before a Lewandowski effort went wide. Lewandowski saw two efforts blocked before Schwolow shone with two fine saves against Boateng and James.

The outstanding Schwolow kept the scores level when he denied efforts by Gnabry and Lewandowski. Bayern desperately chased a second goal now, but Rafinha hit the side-netting before Lewandowski saw an effort blocked. The Poland captain had another chance but headed wide before Goretzka saw a header crash off the post, and match official Christian Dingert blew for full-time.

The result means Bayern have 61 points from 27 matches, two short of Dortmund, who beat Wolfsburg 2-0. The German record champions will be back in action on Wednesday, when they entertain Heidenheim in the DFB Cup last eight. The Reds will be looking to atone for the draw and reclaim the lead in the table next Saturday, when they take on Dortmund in a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash.

Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

SC Freiburg - FC Bayern 1-1 (HT: 1-1)

SC Freiburg

Schwolow – Stenzel, Schlotterbeck, Heintz, Günter – Frantz (Waldschmidt 70), Höfler, Abrashi, Grifo (Gondorf 90) – Haberer – Höler (Gulde 79)

Subs

Frommann – Niederlechner, Terrazzino, Okoroji

FC Bayern

Ulreich – Kimmich, Boateng (Süle 73), Hummels, Rafinha – Thiago, Goretzka – Müller (Gnabry 55), James, Coman (Ribéry 73) – Lewandowski

Subs

Früchtl – Martínez, Sanches

Referee

Christian Dingert (Lebecksmühle)

Attendance

24,000 (capacity)

Goals

1-0 Höler (3), 1-1 Lewandowski (22)

Yellow Cards

Günter, Abrashi, Heintz / Hummels

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