German Bundesliga
Bayern Munich1Köln0

Bayern Munich 1-0 Cologne

Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski moved into the top 10 of the Bundesliga's all-time goalscoring chart following his goal against Cologne

Robert Lewandowski scored his 15th goal in 16 league games as Bayern Munich beat Cologne to move nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

Bayern's performance was below par but the Poland international earned his side victory in the 60th minute when he tapped home after being set up by captain Thomas Muller.

Lewandowski now has 21 goals in all competitions this season.

Cologne, meanwhile, are without a win and are now 13 points from safety.

"We didn't do enough and didn't let the ball run," said Muller.

"You can't attack against every opponent like we did in the second half - we have to do more."

Bayern have won 13 of their 14 games since Jupp Heynckes replaced Carlo Ancelotti as coach at the start of October.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 22Starke
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 17Boateng
  • 4Süle
  • 27Alaba
  • 24TolissoSubstituted forRodríguezat 45'minutes
  • 19Rudy
  • 23VidalSubstituted forComanat 45'minutes
  • 25Müller
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 7RibérySubstituted forKimmichat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Hummels
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 11Rodríguez
  • 28Wriedt
  • 29Coman
  • 32Kimmich
  • 37Weinkauf

Köln

  • 1Horn
  • 16Olkowski
  • 4Sörensen
  • 22Meré
  • 3Heintz
  • 23HornSubstituted forKusicat 76'minutes
  • 8Jojic
  • 20Özcan
  • 33LehmannSubstituted forClemensat 84'minutes
  • 29HandwerkerSubstituted forFührichat 66'minutes
  • 24Klünter

Substitutes

  • 17Clemens
  • 26Führich
  • 27Kusic
  • 31Risa
  • 35Müller
  • 37Ouahim
  • 40Bisseck
Referee:
Daniel Siebert
Attendance:
75,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamKöln
Possession
Home83%
Away17%
Shots
Home26
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home13
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, FC Bayern München 1, 1. FC Köln 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 1, 1. FC Köln 0.

Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Christian Clemens (1. FC Köln).

Attempt blocked. Christian Clemens (1. FC Köln) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Führich.

Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

Salih Özcan (1. FC Köln) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Lukas Klünter (1. FC Köln).

Attempt saved. Lukas Klünter (1. FC Köln) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Salih Özcan with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Christian Clemens (1. FC Köln) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Foul by Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München).

Filip Kusic (1. FC Köln) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Timo Horn.

Attempt saved. James Rodríguez (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Christian Clemens replaces Matthias Lehmann.

Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Filip Kusic (1. FC Köln).

Foul by Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München).

Jorge Meré (1. FC Köln) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Milos Jojic.

Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Filip Kusic replaces Jannes Horn.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Joshua Kimmich replaces Franck Ribéry.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Jorge Meré.

Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

Jorge Meré (1. FC Köln) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Salih Özcan (1. FC Köln).

Attempt saved. Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Franck Ribéry.

Attempt saved. Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Franck Ribéry.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Chris Führich replaces Tim Handwerker.

Foul by Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München).

Salih Özcan (1. FC Köln) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Kingsley Coman (FC Bayern München) hits the bar with a header from very close range. Assisted by Jérôme Boateng with a cross.

Attempt saved. James Rodríguez (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kingsley Coman with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Pawel Olkowski (1. FC Köln).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 13th December 2017

  • Bayern MunichBayern Munich1Köln1. FC Köln0
  • Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim1StuttgartVfB Stuttgart0
  • B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen1Werder BremenWerder Bremen0
  • SchalkeFC Schalke 043AugsburgFC Augsburg2
  • Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin3HannoverHannover 961

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich16122236112538
2Schalke168532619729
3RB Leipzig168442522328
4B Leverkusen1676330191127
5Hoffenheim167542620626
6B Dortmund1674537231425
7Frankfurt167451816225
8B Mgladbach167452427-325
9Augsburg166552420423
10Hannover166462022-222
11Hertha Berlin165652323021
12Wolfsburg1631032120119
13Freiburg164661428-1418
14Stuttgart165291320-717
15Mainz164481726-916
16Hamburg164391422-815
17Werder Bremen163581118-714
18Köln160313932-233
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