Hertha BSC
    Hertha BSC Berlin
    Final
    01
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. goal
      21'Kingsley Coman
    1. goal
      21'Kingsley Coman
    1. yellow card
      42'Vladimír Darida
    2. yellow card
      90'+3Sami Khedira
    Hertha BSC
    Hertha BSC Berlin
    Final
    01
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. yellow card
      31'Benjamin Pavard
    1. yellow card
      31'Benjamin Pavard
    2. yellow card
      42'Vladimír Darida
    3. yellow card
      90'+3Sami Khedira
    1. substitution
      46'Omar Alderete for Jordan Torunarigha
    2. substitution
      55'Matteo Guendouzi for Vladimír Darida
    3. substitution
      63'Nemanja Radonjic for Krzysztof Piatek
    4. substitution
      80'Mathew Leckie for Dodi Lukébakio
    5. substitution
      80'Sami Khedira for Santiago Ascacibar
    Hertha BSC
    Hertha BSC Berlin
    Final
    01
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    1. substitution
      73'Douglas Costa de Souza for Sané
    2. substitution
      74'Corentin Tolisso for Serge Gnabry
    3. substitution
      86'Choupo-Moting for Kingsley Coman
    1. substitution
      46'Omar Alderete for Jordan Torunarigha
    2. substitution
      55'Matteo Guendouzi for Vladimír Darida
    3. substitution
      63'Nemanja Radonjic for Krzysztof Piatek
    4. substitution
      73'Douglas Costa de Souza for Sané
    5. substitution
      74'Corentin Tolisso for Serge Gnabry
    6. substitution
      80'Mathew Leckie for Dodi Lukébakio
    7. substitution
      80'Sami Khedira for Santiago Ascacibar
    8. substitution
      86'Choupo-Moting for Kingsley Coman
    Hertha BSC
    Hertha BSC Berlin
    Final
    01
    FC Bayern
    FC Bayern Munich
    (0:1)
    Stadium/AttendanceOlympic Stadium, Berlin
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    Bayern maintain strong run with victory over Hertha

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    FC Bayern beat Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Friday evening, extending their lead in the Bundesliga table to ten points overnight and enjoying a successful dress rehearsal for the FIFA Club World Cup. Kingsley Coman scored the match-winner after 20 minutes of an entertaining match between two contrasting sides.

    The German record champions started with Manuel Neuer in goal and Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Süle, David Alaba and Lucas Hernández in a back four. Joshua Kimmich anchored a midfield featuring Leroy Sané, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Müller and Coman, with Robert Lewandowski up front. Douglas Costa, Corentin Tolisso and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting took over from Gnabry, Sané and Coman in the second half.

    King breaks the deadlock

    Hertha sprang a surprise and hit the ground running, and Bayern had to thank Neuer for keeping the scores level when Dodi Lukebakio ghosted past the rearguard but failed to beat the Bayern keeper. Sané tested Hertha netminder Rune Jarstein before Lucas Tousart nicked the ball off Gnabry's toes in the box. Bayern were awarded a penalty when Jarstein upended Sané, but the keeper denied Lewandowski. Krzysztof Piatek drew two saves from Neuer, but Bayern drew first blood when Coman beat Jarstein with the help of a deflection.

    Coman almost bagged a brace but Jarstein made a strong save before the Frenchman saw another effort blocked. Bayern camped out in their opponents' half now but failed to create any openings of note. Neuer denied Lukebakio before Lewandowski miscued a header from distance and Coman fired wide, and the sides turned round with Bayern a goal up.

    No further goals

    Gnabry drew a save from Jarstein and Lewandowski headed wide. The men from the capital had the ball in the back of the net, but Nemanja Radonjic' goal did not count as Lukebakio was offside. Hertha upped the ante now, Neuer denying Mattéo Guendouzi.

    Lewandowski drew a save from Jarstein and saw another effort blocked, Neuer comfortably saving from Radonjic. The biggest scare came with the full-time whistle imminent, Matheus Cunha's lob over Neuer going wide, and Bayern sealed a narrow but deserved victory.

    The win takes Bayern onto 48 points from 20 matches, ten clear of Leipzig overnight. The Bavarians will be back in action on Monday, when they take on Al Ahly in the Club World Cup.

    Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

    Hertha Berlin - FC Bayern 0-1 (HT: 0-1)

    Hertha Berlin

    Jarstein – Pekarík, Stark, Torunarigha (Alderete 46), Mittelstädt – Tousart, Ascacíbar (S. Khedira 81), Darida (Guendouzi 56), Lukébakio (Leckie 81), Matheus Cunha – Piątek (Radonjic 63)

    Subs

    Schwolow – M. Dardai, Klünter, Löwen

    FC Bayern

    Neuer – Pavard, Süle, Alaba, Hernández – Kimmich – Gnabry (Costa 73), Müller, Sané (Tolisso 73), Coman (Choupo-Moting 86) – Lewandowski

    Subs

    Hoffmann – Boateng, Davies, Sarr, Roca, Musiala

    Referee

    Robert Schröder (Hanover)

    Goals

    0-1 Coman (21)

    Yellow Cards

    Darida / Pavard

    Special Occurrences

    Lewandowski misses penalty (11)

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