Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
Sports

Lewandowski's Last-gasp Goal Earns Bayern 2-1 Win at Freiburg

Bayern are on 42 points, six ahead of second-placed RB Leipzig, who host Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday

SC Freiburg v FC Bayern Munich - German Bundesliga - Schwarzwald-Stadion, Freiburg, Germany - 20/01/17 - Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after he scored in extra time, photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach
By Reuters Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
2 months ago

BERLIN – Robert Lewandowski scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Freiburg 2-1 on Friday and open up a six point lead as the league resumed after the winter break.

With his back to the goal, Lewandowski controlled a cross with his chest and fired past the Freiburg keeper in stoppage time to rescue the three points for lacklustre Bayern. It was his 14th goal of the campaign.

“For us it was a very hard game from start to finish because Freiburg were good,” Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti said. “We did not play well but we did show a lot of character.”

“We didn’t play a good first half but then we came back and won the game with a lot of will and character. We cannot be happy with the way we played but we can be with the result.”

Hosts Freiburg had stunned the champions with a fourth minute goal through Janik Haberer after a perfectly executed counter-attack and a defensive error from Mats Hummels.

Bayern gradually took control of the game after an erratic opening 15 minutes and Arturo Vidal came close with a low drive on an icy pitch.

Poland striker Lewandowski, who minutes earlier had come close, drew them level in the 35th minute, volleying in a corner from Douglas Costa.

Bayern worked harder and upped the tempo in the second half, controlling possession and creating several more chances but Ancelotti’s team lacked the final touch to score again until Lewandowski’s late goal.

Freiburg came close to grabbing a late winner against the run of play with Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer tested repeatedly in the final minutes before the Pole rescued the champions with his last-gasp strike.

Bayern are on 42 points, six ahead of second-placed RB Leipzig, who host Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

KAROLOS GROHMANN

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

Strikes to Hit French Guiana as Tensions ...

1 hour ago
World

London Attacker Interested in Jihad but ...

2 hours ago
Business

Facebook's Messenger App to Allow Live L ...

3 hours ago
World

Kushner Agrees to Speak to Senate Panel ...

3 hours ago
Most Popular

Circus Skills Show Children of Mexico Be ...

By Reuters
Mexico

Stocks Sink as 'Trump Trade' Flips into ...

By The Associated Press
Business

UNAM and Mexican Universities Prepare to ...

By Dalila Escobar
Mexico

Number of Corpses Exhumed in Jojutla Ris ...

By Notimex
Mexico

Kushner Agrees to Speak to Senate Panel ...

By The Associated Press
World