Bayern Munich’s rocky begin to 2023 continues.
Borussia Monchengladbach defeated 10-man Bayern 3-2 on Saturday so as to add extra intrigue within the Bundesliga identify race.
Marcus Thuram scored overdue to seal the win after targets from Lars Stindl and Jonas Hofmann stretched Bayern’s winless run towards Gladbach to 5 video games throughout all competitions.
It was once the fourth time in six league video games this 12 months that protecting champions Bayern have dropped issues and it manner Union Berlin can take over the lead on Sunday via beating last-placed Schalke.
Borussia Dortmund can transfer degree on issues with Bayern via beating visiting Hertha Berlin.
Julian Nagelsmann, who hasn’t ever skilled a win over Gladbach since turning into Bayern trainer, was once livid that Dayot Upamecano was once despatched off within the 8 minute. The French defender was once proven a purple card for bringing down Alassane Plea, who was once thru on purpose. TV replays confirmed most effective minimum touch but it surely was once sufficient for the fit officers.
“Referees additionally make errors, it isn’t an issue,” stated Nagelsmann, who faced ref Tobias Welz after the sport. “However simply say it isn’t a purple card. Everybody can reside with that. It is merely now not a purple.”
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting equalised within the thirty fifth after an excellent run down the left from Alphonso Davies.
Replace Mathys Tel added every other in damage time for Bayern, additionally arrange via Davies.
Sommer stored Stindl’s effort from the loose kick after Upamecano was once despatched off, however could not prevent the Gladbach captain opening the scoring within the thirteenth. Hofmann performed in a loose kick from the precise and Stindl met it with a low shot within the precise publish.
Nagelsmann reacted to Upamecano’s sending off via sending on Joao Cancelo for crew captain Thomas Muller, who were making his 429th Bundesliga look for Bayern, tying goalkeeper Oliver Kahn’s file for the membership. Simplest Sepp Maier, with 473, has extra.
Bayern confirmed nice morale after Choupo-Moting equalised however Hofmann scored within the fifty fifth after enjoying a one-two with Plea.
Ramy Bensebaini struck the crossbar two mins later for Gladbach, who sealed the win thru Thuram, who was once arrange via Hofmann within the 84th.
“It is a setback, however we need to swallow it,” Sommer stated.
Bayern subsequent face Union Berlin in Munich on February 26.
After an extraordinary fit and not using a purpose towards Cologne final weekend, Randal Kolo Muani scored once more for Eintracht Frankfurt to overcome Werder Bremen 2-0.
The France ahead sealed the win within the 52nd minute, arrange via Ansgar Knauff after Jiri Pavlenka stored his first effort. It was once Kolo Muani’s 8th purpose in seven video games throughout all competitions this 12 months.
Additionally, Leipzig defeated Wolfsburg 3-0 away.
Stuttgart defeated Cologne 3-0 to climb out of the relegation zone on the expense of Bochum, who misplaced at house to Freiburg 2-0.