Berlin
    1. FC Union Berlin
    Final
    02
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. goal
      40'Lewandowski
    2. goal
      81'Benjamin Pavard
    1. goal
      40'Lewandowski
    2. goal
      81'Benjamin Pavard
    1. yellow card
      12'Christopher Lenz
    2. yellow card
      51'Keven Schlotterbeck
    Berlin
    1. FC Union Berlin
    Final
    02
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. yellow card
      37'Alphonso Davies
    1. yellow card
      12'Christopher Lenz
    2. yellow card
      37'Alphonso Davies
    3. yellow card
      51'Keven Schlotterbeck
    1. substitution
      71'Sebastian Andersson for Anthony Ujah
    2. substitution
      71'Christian Gentner for Robert Andrich
    3. substitution
      81'Joshua Mees for Marcus Ingvartsen
    4. substitution
      85'Felix Kroos for Grischa Prömel
    5. substitution
      85'Julian Ryerson for Marius Bülter
    Berlin
    1. FC Union Berlin
    Final
    02
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. substitution
      71'Kingsley Coman for Leon Goretzka
    2. substitution
      85'Perišić for Serge Gnabry
    3. substitution
      90'Cuisance for Thomas Müller
    1. substitution
      71'Sebastian Andersson for Anthony Ujah
    2. substitution
      71'Christian Gentner for Robert Andrich
    3. substitution
      71'Kingsley Coman for Leon Goretzka
    4. substitution
      81'Joshua Mees for Marcus Ingvartsen
    5. substitution
      85'Felix Kroos for Grischa Prömel
    6. substitution
      85'Julian Ryerson for Marius Bülter
    7. substitution
      85'Perišić for Serge Gnabry
    8. substitution
      90'Cuisance for Thomas Müller
    Berlin
    1. FC Union Berlin
    Final
    02
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    Stadium/AttendanceStadion an der Alten Försterei, Berlin
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    Patient Reds beat Union Berlin

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    FC Bayern enjoyed a successful Bundesliga restart on Sunday evening, beating Union Berlin 2-0 to consolidate their lead in the table. Robert Lewandowski scored the opener when he converted a penalty late in the first half, Benjamin Pavard doubling the lead with ten minutes to go.

    The Bavarians started with Manuel Neuer in goal and Pavard, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba and Alphonso Davies in a back four. Joshua Kimmich and Thiago anchored a midfield featuring Thomas Müller, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry, with Lewandowski up front. Kingsley Coman, Ivan Perišić and Michaël Cuisance took over from Goretzka, Gnabry and Müller in the second half.

    Lewy opens from the spot

    After referee Bastian Dankert whistled play underway, Lewandowski saw an effort deflected over the bar, but the next two chances fell to the plucky hosts, Marius Bülter warming Neuer's gloves before Anthony Ujah fired wide. A Gnabry shot was blocked before Müller tapped in a Gnabry header, but the goal was ruled out for a marginally offside position after VAR intervention. Union keeper Rafal Gikiewicz parried a Davies effort, the ball evading Lewandowski.

    Bayern were clearly dominant now and were awarded a penalty after Neven Subotic upended Goretzka in the box, Lewandowski converting from the spot. Pavard hit the side-netting from 20 yards before Dankert blew for half-time.

    Pavard puts it to bed

    Proceedings were similar after the restart. Müller fired just wide of the far post before Pavard miscued a header. The men from the capital increasingly parked the bus, Bayern setting up camp in Union's half.

    A Coman square evaded Gnabry before the latter saw an effort blocked, but a goal was coming and arrived when Pavard headed home a Kimmich corner. Neuer denied sub Felix Kroos before Dankert blew for full-time.

    The result takes Bayern onto 58 points from 26 matches, four clear of Dortmund, who beat Schalke on Saturday. The Bavarians will be back in action on Saturday, when they entertain Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.

    Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

    Union Berlin - FC Bayern 0-2 (HT: 0-1)

    Union Berlin

    Gikiewicz - Hübner, Schlotterbeck, Subotic - Trimmel, Andrich (Gentner 71), Prömel (Kroos 85), Lenz - Ingvartsen (Mees 81), Bülter (Ryerson 85) - Ujah (Andersson 70)

    Subs

    Nicolas - Polter, Reichel, Parensen

    FC Bayern

    Neuer - Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies - Kimmich, Thiago - Müller (Cuisance 89), Goretzka (Coman 71), Gnabry (Perišić 85) - Lewandowski

    Subs

    Ulreich - Odriozola, Hernández, Mai, Zirkzee

    Referee

    Bastian Dankert (Rostock)

    Goals

    0-1 Lewandowski (40, pen), 0-2 Pavard (80)

    Yellow Cards

    Lenz, Schlotterbeck / Davies

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