German Bundesliga
Bayern Munich2B Leverkusen1

Bayern Munich 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen

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Mats Hummels scored 19 Bundesliga goals for Borussia Dortmund before his summer move to Bayern

Mats Hummels scored his first Bundesliga goal for Bayern Munich as they beat Bayer Leverkusen to move to within three points of shock German league leaders RB Leipzig.

Thiago headed the champions ahead after Bernd Leno parried Philipp Lahm's shot.

Hakan Calhanoglu scored a brilliant leveller for the visitors, smashing the ball over Manuel Neuer at his near post after a one-two with Julian Brandt.

But Hummels headed in Joshua Kimmich's corner to win it for the hosts.

Bayern, who are chasing a fifth consecutive league title, had lost their previous two games in all competitions, and failed to win in three, in a relatively slow start under manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund dropped down to sixth after a 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt, with Haris Seferovic scoring the winner moments after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's equaliser.

Fifth-placed Hoffenheim drew 1-1 at Borussia Monchengladbach to remain unbeaten - although they have only won five of their 12 games.

Former Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry continued his good season with the equaliser as Werder Bremen drew 2-2 at relegation rivals Hamburg.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 32Kimmich
  • 8Javi Martínez
  • 5Hummels
  • 27Alaba
  • 21LahmSubstituted forVidalat 82'minutes
  • 14Alonso
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forRobbenat 65'minutes
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 11Douglas CostaSubstituted forRibéryat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Ribéry
  • 10Robben
  • 13Rafinha
  • 18Bernat
  • 23Vidal
  • 26Ulreich
  • 35Renato Sanches

B Leverkusen

  • 1Leno
  • 39Henrichs
  • 4Tah
  • 6Dragovic
  • 18Wendell
  • 29Havertz
  • 20Aránguiz
  • 44Kampl
  • 10Calhanoglu
  • 19BrandtSubstituted forVollandat 59'minutes
  • 14MehmediSubstituted forHernándezat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hernández
  • 15Baumgartlinger
  • 16Jedvaj
  • 23da Costa
  • 28Özcan
  • 31Volland
Referee:
Marco Fritz
Attendance:
75,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamB Leverkusen
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away13
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, FC Bayern München 2, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 2, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.

Attempt saved. Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München).

Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Dragovic (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) with an attempt from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Wendell.

Xabi Alonso (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kai Havertz (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Attempt missed. Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by David Alaba.

Attempt missed. Kevin Kampl (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kai Havertz.

Offside, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Charles Aránguiz tries a through ball, but Chicharito is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jonathan Tah.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Arturo Vidal replaces Philipp Lahm.

Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chicharito (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Attempt missed. Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Kai Havertz (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Chicharito.

Foul by Xabi Alonso (FC Bayern München).

Chicharito (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Xabi Alonso (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chicharito (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Foul by Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München).

Jonathan Tah (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Franck Ribéry replaces Douglas Costa.

Attempt saved. Douglas Costa (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Thiago Alcántara.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Aleksandar Dragovic.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Bernd Leno.

Offside, FC Bayern München. Mats Hummels tries a through ball, but Robert Lewandowski is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Arjen Robben replaces Thomas Müller.

Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Corner, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Conceded by Xabi Alonso.

Foul by Douglas Costa (FC Bayern München).

Chicharito (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Benjamin Henrichs (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Conceded by Robert Lewandowski.

Corner, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Conceded by Xabi Alonso.

Attempt blocked. Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Kevin Volland.

Attempt saved. Douglas Costa (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Philipp Lahm.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 26th November 2016

  • Bayern MunichBayern Munich2B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen1
  • Köln1. FC Köln0AugsburgFC Augsburg0
  • B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach1Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim1
  • FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt2B DortmundBorussia Dortmund1
  • IngolstadtFC Ingolstadt1WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg1
  • HamburgHamburg SV2Werder BremenWerder Bremen2

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Leipzig1293027101730
2Bayern Munich128312681827
3Frankfurt127321810824
4Köln126421881022
5Hoffenheim125702114722
6B Dortmund1263327141321
7Hertha Berlin116321710721
8Mainz115242120117
9B Leverkusen125161920-116
10Freiburg125071624-815
11Schalke114251412214
12Augsburg123451014-413
13B Mgladbach123451218-613
14Wolfsburg122461015-510
15Darmstadt112271021-118
16Werder Bremen122281531-168
17Ingolstadt12138922-136
18Hamburg12048827-194
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