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Bayern 1 – Frankfurt 2- The Reds suffer home defeat to The Eagles

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Eintracht Frankfurt eased past Bayern Munich in a 2-1 victory on Sunday at Football Arena Munich. Bayern were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Greuther Fürth away and Bochum at home, by 3-1 and 7-0 respectively. Frankfurt, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As it stands, Bayern and Frankfurt sit 1st, (16 points) and 13th, (8 points), in the table respectively, after 7 matches.

The Reds started strongly in the first half, thanks to Leon Goretzka giving Bayern the lead, 29 minutes in. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Martin Hinteregger equalised for The Eagles at the 32 minute mark and seeing the first half out 1-1.

Frankfurt continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Filip Kostic in the 83rd minute. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 2-1 to Frankfurt.

For Bayern, Jamal Musiala, Marcel Sabitzer and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, came on for Serge Gnabry, Niklas Sule and Leroy Sane. Frankfurt brought on Jens Hauge, Danny Da Costa, Sam Lammers and Ajdin Hrustic for Jesper Lindstrom, Almamy Toure, Rafael Borre and Tuta.

There were bookings for Alphonso Davies and Dayot Upamecano from Bayern. For Frankfurt, Jens Hauge saw yellow.

Bayern will next play Bayer Leverkusen away, with Frankfurt facing BSC at home.

Technical card:
Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer, Niklas Sule (Marcel Sabitzer, min.75), Dayot Upamecano, Lucas Hernandez, Alphonso Davies, Serge Gnabry (Jamal Musiala, min.70), Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Muller, Leroy Sane (Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, min.81) and Robert Lewandowski
Eintracht Frankfurt: Kevin Trapp, Martin Hinteregger, Stefan Ilsanker, Tuta (Ajdin Hrustic, min.84), Almamy Toure (Danny Da Costa, min.61), Djibril Sow, Kristijan Jakic, Timothy Chandler, Jesper Lindstrom (Jens Hauge, min.61), Filip Kostic and Rafael Borre (Sam Lammers, min.78)
Stadium: Football Arena Munich
Goals: Leon Goretzka (1-0, min. 29), Martin Hinteregger (1-1, min. 32) and Filip Kostic (1-2, min. 83)

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