1. goal
    10'Lucas Alario
  2. goal
    89'Florian Wirtz
Leverkusen
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Final
24
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:3)
  1. goal
    27'Kingsley Coman
  2. goal
    42'Leon Goretzka
  3. goal
    45'+1Serge Gnabry
  4. goal
    66'Lewandowski
  1. goal
    10'Lucas Alario
  2. goal
    27'Kingsley Coman
  3. goal
    42'Leon Goretzka
  4. goal
    45'+1Serge Gnabry
  5. goal
    66'Lewandowski
  6. goal
    89'Florian Wirtz
  1. yellow card
    30'Nadiem Amiri
  2. yellow card
    36'Karim Bellarabi
  3. yellow card
    74'Aleksandar Dragovic
Leverkusen
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Final
24
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:3)
  1. yellow card
    8'Kingsley Coman
  2. yellow card
    32'Lewandowski
  3. yellow card
    40'Thomas Müller
  1. yellow card
    8'Kingsley Coman
  2. yellow card
    30'Nadiem Amiri
  3. yellow card
    32'Lewandowski
  4. yellow card
    36'Karim Bellarabi
  5. yellow card
    40'Thomas Müller
  6. yellow card
    74'Aleksandar Dragovic
  1. substitution
    46'Wendell for Leon Bailey
  2. substitution
    46'Florian Wirtz for Karim Bellarabi
  3. substitution
    46'Kerem Demirbay for Nadiem Amiri
  4. substitution
    62'Paulinho for Julian Baumgartlinger
  5. substitution
    77'Kevin Volland for Lucas Alario
Leverkusen
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Final
24
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:3)
  1. substitution
    66'Perišić for Kingsley Coman
  2. substitution
    74'Thiago for Serge Gnabry
  3. substitution
    74'Martínez for Leon Goretzka
  4. substitution
    85'Hernández for Alphonso Davies
  1. substitution
    46'Wendell for Leon Bailey
  2. substitution
    46'Florian Wirtz for Karim Bellarabi
  3. substitution
    46'Kerem Demirbay for Nadiem Amiri
  4. substitution
    62'Paulinho for Julian Baumgartlinger
  5. substitution
    66'Perišić for Kingsley Coman
  6. substitution
    74'Thiago for Serge Gnabry
  7. substitution
    74'Martínez for Leon Goretzka
  8. substitution
    77'Kevin Volland for Lucas Alario
  9. substitution
    85'Hernández for Alphonso Davies
Leverkusen
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Final
24
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
(1:3)
Stadium/AttendanceBayArena, Leverkusen
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Irresistible Reds down bold Leverkusen

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FC Bayern beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on Saturday afternoon, sealing their ninth straight victory. Lucas Alario put the Rhineland side in front, but Bayern turned the tide, with Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry finding the net in a highly entertaining first half. Robert Lewandowski added gloss to the scoreline after the restart, scoring his 30th goal so far this campaign, before Leverkusen's Florian Wirtz netted in the closing stages.

The Bavarians, wearing special armbands to support the Black Lives Matter movement, started with Manuel Neuer in goal and Benjamin Pavard, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba and Alphonso Davies in a back four. Joshua Kimmich and Goretzka featured in a twin holding role behind Coman, Thomas Müller and Gnabry, with hitman Lewandowski up front. Ivan Perišić, Javi Martínez, Thiago and Lucas Hernández came on for Coman, Goretzka, Gnabry and Davies in the second half.

Reds bounce back

Both sides served up a breathless opening with chances at either end, and the hosts opened the scoring when Julian Baumgartlinger set up Lucas Alario, who slot past Neuer. A Goretzka header warmed the gloves of keeper Lukas Hradecky, Kimmich seeing an effort blocked before Coman was ruled offside.

Bayern were increasingly dominant and levelled the scores when Goretzka's pinpoint pass found the charging Coman, who curled past Hradecky. Kimmich saw a free-kick saved and Lewandowski fired wide, but Bayern went ahead when Goretzka crashed home from 20 yards. Gnabry soon had only Hradecky to beat and saw his effort denied, but he atoned for it when he latched onto a fine Kimmich pass and found the net this time.

Lewy makes it 30

Proceedings were similar after the restart. Müller fired wide before Davies found Coman in the box, but the Frenchman's first touch let him down. Hradecky proved equal to a Müller effort, Gnabry firing over the bar. Lewandowski soon went for the jugular, heading Müller's cross past Hradecky.

Bayern eased off now, with Leverkusen looking to pull one back. Neuer denied Moussa Diaby and Florian Wirtz, but the latter beat him when he curled into the far corner of the net, and match official Manuel Gräfe blew for full-time.

The result takes Bayern onto 70 points from 30 matches, ten clear of Dortmund, who host Hertha Berlin in the evening. The Bavarians will be back in action on Wednesday, when they entertain Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Cup last four.

Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

Bayer Leverkusen - FC Bayern 2-4 (HT: 1-3)

Bayer Leverkusen

Hradecky – Tapsoba, S. Bender, Dragovic – Ballarabi (Wirtz 46), Baumgartlinger (Paulinho 62), Aránguiz, Amiri (Demirbay 46) –Diaby, Alario (Volland 76), Bailey (Wendell 46)

Subs

Özcan – Tah, Weiser, Palacios

FC Bayern

Neuer – Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies (Hernández 85) – Kimmich, Goretzka (Martínez 74) – Coman (Perišić 66), Müller, Gnabry (Thiago 74) – Lewandowski

Subs

Ulreich – Odriozola, Hernández, Singh, Zirkzee

Referee

Manuel Gräfe (Berlin)

Goals

1-0 Alario (10), 1-1 Coman (27), 1-2 Goretzka (42), 1-3 Gnabry (45), 1-4 Lewandowski (66), 2-4 Wirtz (89)

Yellow Cards

Amiri, Bellarabi, Dragovic / Coman, Lewandowski, Müller

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