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Bayern Munich 2-0 RB Leipzig

James Rodriguez
Rodriguez scored his second goal for Bayern this season

Colombia's James Rodriguez scored as Bayern Munich defeated third-place RB Leipzig and opened up a three-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Leipzig's Naby Keita was sent off in the DFB Pokal cup loss to Bayern in midweek and on Saturday Willi Orban saw red after 10 minutes when he fouled Arjen Robben, who was through on goal.

Rodriguez converted Dutchman Robben's cross to give Bayern the lead.

Robert Lewandowski made it 2-0 when he tucked home from Javi Martinez's pass.

Borussia Dortmund, who led the Bundesliga going into Saturday's games, saw their teenage defender Dan-Axel Zagadou sent off as they lost 4-2 at Hannover.

Togo striker Ihlas Bebou scored twice for the hosts, while Jonathas and Felix Klaus grabbed the other goals as Hanover moved up to fourth.

Dortmund twice equalised thanks to efforts by Zagalou and Andrey Yarmolenko, but hopes of claiming something from the match suffered a blow when 18-year-old centre-back Zagadou was shown a straight red for bringing down Jonathas in the area.

The Brazilian converted from the spot to put the hosts back in control before Bebou sealed the win with an 86th minute effort.

Dortmund have failed to win any of their last three Bundesliga games.

Elsewhere, on-loan Liverpool striker Divock Origi fired in a 93rd-minute equaliser to earn Wolfsburg a 1-1 draw at Schalke.

Former Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb had converted a first-half penalty for Schalke, while ex-Bayern Munich forward Mario Gomez missed a penalty for the visitors.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 26Ulreich
  • 32KimmichSubstituted forFerreira de Souzaat 84'minutes
  • 17Boateng
  • 5Hummels
  • 27Alaba
  • 19Rudy
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 6Thiago AlcántaraBooked at 82mins
  • 10RobbenSubstituted forTolissoat 86'minutes
  • 9LewandowskiSubstituted forVidalat 45'minutes
  • 11Rodríguez

Substitutes

  • 4Süle
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 20Götze
  • 22Starke
  • 23Vidal
  • 24Tolisso
  • 28Wriedt

RB Leipzig

  • 32Gulácsi
  • 16Klostermann
  • 4OrbanBooked at 13mins
  • 5Upamecano
  • 23Halstenberg
  • 8KeitaSubstituted forat 86'minutes
  • 31Demme
  • 7SabitzerSubstituted forTué Na Bangnaat 45'minutes
  • 10ForsbergSubstituted forLaimerat 62'minutes
  • 9Poulsen
  • 11WernerSubstituted forKonatéat 22'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Bernardo
  • 6Konaté
  • 17Tué Na Bangna
  • 27Laimer
  • 28Mvogo
  • 29Augustin
  • 44Kampl
Referee:
Daniel Siebert
Attendance:
75,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamRB Leipzig
Possession
Home73%
Away27%
Shots
Home23
Away3
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home11
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, FC Bayern München 2, RB Leipzig 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 2, RB Leipzig 0.

Attempt missed. Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by James Rodríguez with a cross.

Attempt blocked. James Rodríguez (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Corentin Tolisso replaces Arjen Robben.

Naby Keita went off injured after RB Leipzig had used all subs.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Rafinha replaces Joshua Kimmich.

Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Naby Keita (RB Leipzig).

Booking

Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München).

Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. James Rodríguez (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Arturo Vidal.

Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (RB Leipzig).

Attempt missed. Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Mats Hummels.

Jérôme Boateng (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Naby Keita (RB Leipzig).

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

Foul by Naby Keita (RB Leipzig).

Mats Hummels (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lukas Klostermann (RB Leipzig).

Attempt missed. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by James Rodríguez.

Foul by Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München).

Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Marcel Halstenberg.

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

Offside, FC Bayern München. Arturo Vidal tries a through ball, but Thiago Alcántara is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, RB Leipzig. Konrad Laimer replaces Emil Forsberg.

Attempt missed. David Alaba (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Naby Keita (RB Leipzig).

Attempt saved. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Arturo Vidal.

Foul by David Alaba (FC Bayern München).

Lukas Klostermann (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Sebastian Rudy.

Attempt missed. David Alaba (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Arturo Vidal.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Dayotchanculle Upamecano.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 28th October 2017

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich107212471723
2B Dortmund1062227111620
3RB Leipzig106131612419
4Hannover10532149518
5Schalke105231310317
6B Mgladbach105231618-217
7Hoffenheim104421714316
8B Leverkusen104332215715
9Frankfurt104331110115
10Hertha Berlin103431112-113
11Augsburg93331210212
12Mainz103251116-511
13Wolfsburg101721013-310
14Stuttgart9315611-510
15Freiburg9153617-118
16Hamburg10217717-107
17Werder Bremen905439-65
18Köln10028419-152
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