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Wolfsburg 2-3 Bayern Munich: Jamal Musiala scores twice as Bayern respond to PSG loss with win

Bayern Munich celebrate Jamal Musiala goal
Bayern were knocked out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage by Paris St-Germain on Tuesday

Bayern Munich responded to their Champions League exit by beating Wolfsburg, but after the match head coach Hansi Flick said he has asked to leave the club in the summer.

The win moved Bayern seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.

Jamal Musiala and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting put Bayern 2-0 up early on.

Wout Weghorst pulled a goal back only for Musiala to net again, and Bayern held on despite Maximilian Philipp's sweet second-half half-volley.

After second-placed RB Leipzig drew 0-0 with Hoffenheim on Friday night, Bayern's win could prove decisive in the title race with just five games remaining.

Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer crucially denied Weghorst an equaliser with a smart save in the 66th minute.

The Wolfsburg striker had been flagged offside but replays suggested that decision would have been overturned by the video assistant referee had his finish beaten Neuer.

Seventeen-year-old Musiala, who earlier this season opted to play international football for Germany over England and Nigeria, had an effort cleared off the line in the second half as he chased a hat-trick.

Line-ups

Wolfsburg

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Casteels
  • 19MbabuBooked at 86mins
  • 4Lacroix
  • 25Brooks
  • 6Rosa SilvaBooked at 57mins
  • 31Gerhardt
  • 24Schlager
  • 20BakuSubstituted forBrekaloat 55'minutes
  • 17PhilippSubstituted forBialekat 78'minutes
  • 40Santos SaSubstituted forRoussillonat 60'minutes
  • 9Weghorst

Substitutes

  • 5Bruma
  • 7Brekalo
  • 12Pervan
  • 14Mehmedi
  • 15Roussillon
  • 21Bialek
  • 33Ginczek
  • 34Pongracic
  • 39Siersleben

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Neuer
  • 5Pavard
  • 17Boateng
  • 21HernándezBooked at 79minsSubstituted forNianzouat 90+6'minutes
  • 19Davies
  • 6Kimmich
  • 27Alaba
  • 10SanéSubstituted forMartínez Aguinagaat 86'minutes
  • 25Müller
  • 42MusialaSubstituted forComanat 73'minutes
  • 13Choupo-Moting

Substitutes

  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 20Sarr
  • 23Nianzou
  • 28Oliveira Dantas
  • 29Coman
  • 32Scott
  • 35Nübel
  • 44Stanisic
  • 49Zaiser
Referee:
Felix Zwayer

Match Stats

Home TeamWolfsburgAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, VfL Wolfsburg 2, FC Bayern München 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, VfL Wolfsburg 2, FC Bayern München 3.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Tanguy Nianzou replaces Lucas Hernández because of an injury.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by David Alaba.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Bartosz Bialek (VfL Wolfsburg).

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kingsley Coman (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Alaba.

  8. Post update

    Lucas Hernández (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

  11. Post update

    Paulo Otávio (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Offside, VfL Wolfsburg. John Brooks tries a through ball, but Wout Weghorst is caught offside.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Javi Martínez replaces Leroy Sané.

  14. Booking

    Kevin Mbabu (VfL Wolfsburg) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Mbabu (VfL Wolfsburg).

  17. Post update

    Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Mbabu (VfL Wolfsburg).

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jérôme Roussillon (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Wout Weghorst following a fast break.

  20. Post update

    Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th April 2021

  • WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg2Bayern MunichBayern Munich3
  • Union Berlin1. FC Union Berlin2StuttgartVfB Stuttgart1
  • B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach4FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt0
  • AugsburgFC Augsburg0Arminia BielefeldArminia Bielefeld0
  • FreiburgSC Freiburg4SchalkeFC Schalke 040
  • B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen3Köln1. FC Köln0

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich29215383384568
2RB Leipzig29187452232961
3Wolfsburg29159551292254
4Frankfurt291411459441553
5B Leverkusen29138848321647
6B Dortmund281441058411746
7B Mgladbach29111085243943
8Union Berlin29101364435943
9Freiburg29117114442240
10Stuttgart29109105146539
11Augsburg2996142942-1333
12Hoffenheim2988134147-632
13Werder Bremen2879123243-1130
14Mainz2877143048-1828
15Arminia Bielefeld2976162246-2427
16Hertha Berlin2868143448-1426
17Köln2958162753-2623
18Schalke2927201875-5713
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