German Bundesliga
Bayern Munich2B Dortmund1

Bayern Munich 2-1 Borussia Dortmund

Arjen Robben
Bayern Munich have not lost in 10 Bundesliga matches and three Champions League games this season

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich recovered from going a goal down to beat Borussia Dortmund and maintain their unbeaten start to the season.

Jurgen Klopp's side went ahead when Marco Reus, who has been linked with a move to Bayern, headed into the net.

But ex-Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski equalised with a powerful finish from the edge of the area.

Arjen Robben converted an 85th-minute penalty to win it for Bayern following Neven Subotic's foul on Ribery.

The result means Dortmund, Bundesliga champions in 2011 and 2012 and runners-up in the last two seasons, have only taken one point from their last seven league matches.

They are now 16th in the table - in one of the relegation places - and with only seven points from their first 10 domestic games it is their worst start to a league season in the club's history.

Bayern have infuriated Dortmund in recent years by signing a number of their key players - including Lewandowski and Mario Gotze, and have been repeatedly linked with Reus.

The Germany midfielder showed his quality to put his current side ahead in the 31st minute when he headed home a precise Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cross.

Dortmund, who last won a league match on 13 September, had goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller to thank with a number of fine saves to frustrate the hosts.

But Bayern finally equalised with 18 minutes left as Lewandowski snapped up a loose ball on the edge of the area and drove his shot inside the far post.

Then with only five minutes remaining Robben scored from the penalty spot - his sixth goal in his last six games against Dortmund - to maintain Bayern's four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Marco Reus
Marco Reus, linked with a move to Bayern Munich, opened the scoring for Borussia Dortmund
Robert Lewandowski
Bayern's Robert Lewandowski was in the Dortmund team that played in the 2013 Champions League final
Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp has won the Bundesliga title twice during his time at Borussia Dortmund
Xabi Alonso
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso is yet to lose a match since joining Bayern Munich

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 5Benatia
  • 17Boateng
  • 27Alaba
  • 10Robben
  • 21Lahm
  • 19GötzeSubstituted forRibéryat 70'minutes
  • 3AlonsoBooked at 36mins
  • 18Bernat
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forPizarroat 81'minutes
  • 9LewandowskiSubstituted forRodeat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dante
  • 7Ribéry
  • 11Shaqiri
  • 13Rafinha
  • 14Pizarro
  • 20Rode
  • 29Zingerle

B Dortmund

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 26PiszczekBooked at 62mins
  • 25Papastathopoulos
  • 15HummelsSubstituted forSuboticat 45'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 37Durm
  • 5Kehl
  • 6Bender
  • 10Mkhitaryan
  • 7KagawaSubstituted forGroßkreutzat 71'minutes
  • 11Reus
  • 17AubameyangSubstituted forRamosat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Subotic
  • 8Gündogan
  • 9Immobile
  • 19Großkreutz
  • 20Ramos
  • 22Langerak
  • 28Ginter
Referee:
Manuel Gräfe
Attendance:
71,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home25
Away10
Shots on Target
Home14
Away4
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, FC Bayern München 2, Borussia Dortmund 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 2, Borussia Dortmund 1.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Sebastian Kehl tries a through ball, but Sokratis is caught offside.

Foul by Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München).

Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Jerome Boateng.

Foul by Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern München).

Adrián Ramos (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Sebastian Rode replaces Robert Lewandowski.

Attempt missed. Erik Durm (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! FC Bayern München 2, Borussia Dortmund 1. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty FC Bayern München. Franck Ribéry draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Claudio Pizarro (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Franck Ribéry.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Erik Durm tries a through ball, but Kevin Großkreutz is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Adrián Ramos replaces Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Claudio Pizarro replaces Thomas Müller.

Attempt saved. Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Juan Bernat.

Goal!

Goal! FC Bayern München 1, Borussia Dortmund 1. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Kevin Großkreutz replaces Shinji Kagawa.

Foul by Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München).

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Jerome Boateng.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Franck Ribéry replaces Mario Götze.

Attempt missed. David Alaba (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund).

Attempt saved. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Xabi Alonso.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Henrikh Mkhitaryan tries a through ball, but Neven Subotic is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Medhi Benatia (FC Bayern München) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jerome Boateng with a cross following a corner.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Neven Subotic.

Attempt saved. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Shinji Kagawa.

Booking

Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund).

Attempt missed. Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Marco Reus.

Hand ball by Mario Götze (FC Bayern München).

Attempt saved. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Medhi Benatia (FC Bayern München).

goal

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