1. goal
    62'Kingsley Coman
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Bremen
SV Werder Bremen
(0:1)
  1. goal
    45'Maximilian Eggestein
  1. goal
    45'Maximilian Eggestein
  2. goal
    62'Kingsley Coman
  1. yellow card
    14'Benjamin Pavard
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Bremen
SV Werder Bremen
(0:1)
  1. yellow card
    32'Leonardo Bittencourt
  2. yellow card
    43'Ludwig Augustinsson
  1. yellow card
    14'Benjamin Pavard
  2. yellow card
    32'Leonardo Bittencourt
  3. yellow card
    43'Ludwig Augustinsson
  1. substitution
    19'Leon Goretzka for Hernández
  2. substitution
    63'Serge Gnabry for Kingsley Coman
  3. substitution
    63'Sané for Douglas Costa de Souza
  4. substitution
    63'Choupo-Moting for Jamal Musiala
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Bremen
SV Werder Bremen
(0:1)
  1. substitution
    66'Felix Agu for Leonardo Bittencourt
  2. substitution
    73'Jean-Manuel Mbom for Kevin Möhwald
  3. substitution
    90'+1Tahith Chong for Milot Rashica
  1. substitution
    19'Leon Goretzka for Hernández
  2. substitution
    63'Serge Gnabry for Kingsley Coman
  3. substitution
    63'Sané for Douglas Costa de Souza
  4. substitution
    63'Choupo-Moting for Jamal Musiala
  5. substitution
    66'Felix Agu for Leonardo Bittencourt
  6. substitution
    73'Jean-Manuel Mbom for Kevin Möhwald
  7. substitution
    90'+1Tahith Chong for Milot Rashica
FC Bayern
FC Bayern Munich
Final
11
Bremen
SV Werder Bremen
(0:1)
Stadium/AttendanceAllianz Arena, Munich
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Reds held by battling Bremen

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FC Bayern were held to a 1-1 draw by Werder Bremen on Saturday afternoon. Maximilian Eggestein handed the visitors the lead at the end of an evenly-balanced first half. Bayern were dominant after the restart, Kingsley Coman levelling the scores, but the champions' attacks were largely uninspired, and another goal refused to come.

The Bavarians started with Manuel Neuer in goal and Benjamin Pavard, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba and Lucas Hernández in a back four. Javi Martínez anchored a midfield featuring Coman, Thomas Müller, Jamal Musiala and Douglas Costa, with Robert Lewandowski up front. Hernández had to be subbed off with injury after a quarter-hour, Goretzka coming on. Serge Gnabry, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Leroy Sané took over from Coman, Musiala and Costa after the hour mark.

Caught cold before half-time

Bayern went onto the front foot in an evenly-matched first half, Marco Friedl beating Lewandowksi to a Costa cross before Müller miscued a header and Coman fired just wide. Munich soon had Neuer to thank for keeping the scores level, the keeper denying Josh Sargent before saving Ludwig Augustionsson's rebound. Leonardo Bittencourt hit the side-netting, Musiala seeing an effort blocked at the other end.

Bayern upped the pressure now but struggled to find a way through Werder's packed defence, Musiala seeing a shot deflected wide. Just when it looked as if Bayern had taken control, they were caught cold after a throw-in, Sargent's centre inviting Eggestein to score the opener shortly before the interval.

Coman equals

Milot Rashica saw a shot blocked by Boateng, but Bayern went looking for an equaliser, Costa hitting the crossbar and Coman seeing an effort saved. Lewandowski fired wide, but a goal was coming and arrived when a Goretzka cross found Coman, who headed home.

Gnabry fired wide and Lewandowski headed over, Goretzka making a crucial block against Sargent. Choupo-Moting turned a Sané centre over the bar, Neuer denying Sargent at the other end, and match official Guido Winkmann blew for full-time

The result means the German record champions have 19 points from eight matches, three clear of Leipzig, who take on Frankfurt later on Saturday. Bayern will be back in action on Wednesday, when they entertain Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League.

Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

FC Bayern - Werder Bremen 1-1 (HT: 0-1)

FC Bayern

Neuer – Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Hernández (Goretzka 19) – Martínez – Coman (Gnabry 63), Müller, Musiala (Choupo-Moting 63), Costa (Sané 63) – Lewandowski

Subs

Nübel – Zirkzee, Roca, Nianzou, Richards

Werder Bremen

Pavlenka – Toprak, Groß, Friedl – Gebre Selassie, M. Eggestein, Möhwald (Mbom 72), Augustinsson – Rashica (Chong 90), Sargent, Bittencourt (Agu 66)

Subs

Kapino – Osako, Selke, Moisander, Rieckmann, Woltemade

Referee

Guido Winkmann (Kerken)

Goals

0-1 M. Eggestein (45), 1-1 Coman (62)

Yellow Cards

Pavard / Bittencourt, Augustinsson

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