Bayern Munich have continued their remarkable showing in the German Bundesliga, after coming from a goal down to defeat Borussia Monchengladbach.
The Bavarians went behind in the 30th minute, after conceding a goal from Japanese defender Ko Itakura.
However, two second-half goals from Leroy Sane and substitute Mathys Tel gave Thomas Tuchel’s side the needed 3 points.
Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga
The encounter played at the Borussia Park in Monchengladbach, Germany, saw Bayern Munich maintain their imperious start to the 2023/24 league season.
The Munich-based club have failed to defeat Borussia Monchengladbach in their last five fixtures across all competitions, but they albeit found a way to change the story this time around.
Borussia Monchengladbach are also the team to have picked up the most victories against Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga since the 2011/12 season.
The Foals have defeated Bayern Munich 10 times since the 2011/12 season, losing 9 times and sharing the spoils on five occasions.
Both teams had many opportunities to score more goals, however, with a mixture of goalkeeping brilliance and lack of sharpness in attack, they could only record the tally they scored.
In the 70th minute, Serge Gnabry could have added a third for Bayern Munich, but his direct header was parried away by Moritz Nicolas in goal for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Tuchel guides the Bavarians to three wins from three matches
Thomas Tuchel would be relieved that his side came up clutch three minutes before the end of normal time, as Tel powered in a great header beyond Nicolas.
Bayern Munich recorded their first victory at the Borussia-Park for the first time since 2019, and that saw them move to 2nd on the German Bundesliga table, with three wins from three matches.
Thomas Tuchel’s side started the season with a 4-0 smashing of Weder Bremen, before defeating Augsburg by 3-0 on Matchday 2.
The Bavarian giants sit 2nd on the table, with a lesser goal difference compared to first-placed Bayern Leverkusen.
Bayern Munich have scored 9 goals and conceded 2 goals in the league this campaign, and they have a +7 goal differential.
For Bayern Leverkusen, Xabi Alonso’s side have scored 11 goals and conceded 3 goals, and they have a +8 goal difference.
Bayern Munich V Bayern Leverkusen
Friday, September 15, 2023, is set to provide a spectacle, as Bayern Munich entertain Bayern Leverkusen at the Allianz Arena.
This encounter could decide who remains or goes to the summit of the table in the German Bundesliga.
Thomas Tuchel’s side won the 2022/23 German Bundesliga title by a last-gasp effort after Borussia Dortmund fumbled the title from an advantageous position.
The 2022/23 Bundesliga title was Bayern’s 11th in a row, and it would be interesting to see if any side can knock them off their perch.
The Bavarians have been heavily strengthened this summer, as they also look to get back to domineering ways in Europe.