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Mainz 05 1-3 Bayern Munich

Arjen Robben scored his first headed goal in the Bundesliga since February 2015
Arjen Robben scored his first headed goal in the Bundesliga since February 2015

Bayern Munich returned to the top of the table as Arjen Robben scored one and set up another against Mainz on his 150th appearance in the Bundesliga.

Jhon Cordoba shot past Manuel Neuer to give the hosts a surprise early lead before Robert Lewandowski equalised after being set up by Robben.

Robben headed home from Thomas Muller's cross to give Bayern the lead before a Lewandowski free-kick made it 3-1.

Bayern move above RB Leipzig on goal difference.

Both teams are on 30 points, but Bayern have played one game more.

Leipzig will re-establish a three-point lead if they beat eighth-placed Schalke at home on Saturday (17:30 GMT).

Champions Bayern had 10 shots in the opening 45 minutes against Mainz, and scored with two of their four attempts on goal.

Muller wasted a great chance to net his first Bundesliga goal of the season when the score was 1-1.

The 2014 World Cup winner has now gone more than 15 hours without a league goal.

Line-ups

Mainz

  • 1Lössl
  • 2Donati
  • 3BalogunBooked at 90mins
  • 16BellBooked at 85mins
  • 42HackSubstituted forÖztunaliat 62'minutes
  • 18Brosinski
  • 20FreiSubstituted forLatzaat 72'minutes
  • 22RamalhoSubstituted forDe Blasisat 81'minutes
  • 10Malli
  • 21Onisiwo
  • 15CórdobaBooked at 83mins

Substitutes

  • 6Latza
  • 8Öztunali
  • 24Bussmann
  • 26Bungert
  • 32De Blasis
  • 33Huth
  • 36Seydel

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 32KimmichSubstituted forVidalat 77'minutes
  • 8Javi MartínezBooked at 44mins
  • 5Hummels
  • 27Alaba
  • 21Lahm
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 10Robben
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forRenato Sanchesat 87'minutes
  • 7RibérySubstituted forDouglas Costaat 66'minutes
  • 9LewandowskiBooked at 76mins

Substitutes

  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 13Rafinha
  • 17Boateng
  • 18Bernat
  • 23Vidal
  • 26Ulreich
  • 35Renato Sanches
Referee:
Daniel Siebert
Attendance:
34,000

Match Stats

Home TeamMainzAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home27%
Away73%
Shots
Home9
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, 1. FSV Mainz 05 1, FC Bayern München 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, 1. FSV Mainz 05 1, FC Bayern München 3.

Attempt missed. Stefan Bell (1. FSV Mainz 05) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Daniel Brosinski.

Foul by Douglas Costa (FC Bayern München).

Giulio Donati (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! 1. FSV Mainz 05 1, FC Bayern München 3. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Leon Balogun (1. FSV Mainz 05) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Leon Balogun (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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

Foul by Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05).

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Stefan Bell.

Attempt blocked. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Douglas Costa.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Renato Sanches replaces Thomas Müller.

Booking

Stefan Bell (1. FSV Mainz 05) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Stefan Bell (1. FSV Mainz 05).

Booking

Jhon Córdoba (1. FSV Mainz 05) is shown the yellow card.

Philipp Lahm (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jhon Córdoba (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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

Foul by Stefan Bell (1. FSV Mainz 05).

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Pablo De Blasis replaces André Ramalho.

Philipp Lahm (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05).

Attempt blocked. Mats Hummels (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Douglas Costa with a cross.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Levin Öztunali.

Attempt saved. Danny Latza (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jhon Córdoba.

Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

Leon Balogun (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Arturo Vidal replaces Joshua Kimmich.

Booking

Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

Leon Balogun (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Levin Öztunali (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Conceded by Douglas Costa.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Danny Latza replaces Fabian Frei.

Attempt saved. Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Daniel Brosinski.

Substitution

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

Hand ball by Levin Öztunali (1. FSV Mainz 05).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich139312992030
2RB Leipzig1293027101730
3Hertha Berlin127321911824
4Frankfurt127321810824
5Köln126421881022
6Hoffenheim125702114722
7B Dortmund1263327141321
8Schalke125251713417
9Mainz135262325-217
10B Leverkusen125161920-116
11Freiburg125071624-815
12Augsburg123451014-413
13B Mgladbach123451218-613
14Wolfsburg122461015-510
15Darmstadt122281124-138
16Werder Bremen122281531-168
17Ingolstadt12138922-136
18Hamburg12048827-194
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