Bayern Munich earn hard-fought win over Augsburg 5-2 on Saturday at the Allianz Arena. Bayern wanted to continue adding points after a 2-2 draw against SC Freiburg whilst Augsburg had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 2-0 victory against Werder Bremen. This left, Bayern are in 1st place on the table and has 78 points while Augsburg sit in 13th with 36 points after 34 matches.
Bayern started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Jeffrey Gouweleeuw opening the rout at the 9 minute mark. Bayern looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Serge Gnabry, on 23 minutes to establish a 2-0. The momentum was now with The Reds, who then scored again through a goal from Joshua Kimmich, on 33 minutes to establish a 3-0. Bayern then scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Kingsley Coman just before half-time. The score at half time was 4-0.
Augsburg took the lead in the second half, with Andre Hahn finding the net after 67 minutes. The momentum was now with Fuggerstädter, who then scored again through a goal from Florian Niederlechner, 71 minutes in to establish a 4-2. In the end though, Bayern secured the points emphatically, with a goal from Robert Lewandowski just before the final whistle. The game ended 5-2 to Bayern.
For Bayern, Jamal Musiala, Leroy Sane, Javi Martinez, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Corentin Tolisso, came on for Kingsley Coman, Serge Gnabry, Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller and David Alaba. Augsburg replaced Marek Suchy, Raphael Framberger, Fredrik Jensen, Alfred Finnbogason and Lukas Petkov with Daniel Caligiuri, Mads Pedersen, Marco Richter, Florian Niederlechner and Andre Hahn.
There were bookings for Lucas Hernandez from Bayern, and Marek Suchy, for Augsburg.
|Bayern Munich:||Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, Jerome Boateng (Javi Martinez, min.60), Lucas Hernandez, Alphonso Davies, Kingsley Coman (Jamal Musiala, min.60), Thomas Muller (Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, min.72), David Alaba (Corentin Tolisso, min.73), Joshua Kimmich, Serge Gnabry (Leroy Sane, min.60) and Robert Lewandowski|
|Augsburg:||Rafal Gikiewicz, Robert Gumny, Reece Oxford, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Mads Pedersen (Raphael Framberger, min.46), Daniel Caligiuri (Marek Suchy, min.46), Carlos Gruezo, Laszlo Benes, Marco Richter (Fredrik Jensen, min.67), Andre Hahn (Lukas Petkov, min.86) and Florian Niederlechner (Alfred Finnbogason, min.76)|
|Stadium:||the Allianz Arena|
|Goals:||Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (1-0, min. 9), Serge Gnabry (2-0, min. 23), Joshua Kimmich (3-0, min. 33), Kingsley Coman (4-0, min. 43), Andre Hahn (4-1, min. 67), Florian Niederlechner (4-2, min. 71) and Robert Lewandowski (5-2, min. 90)|