Bayer Leverkusen stun Bayern with comeback win


Bayer Leverkusen‘s Exequiel Palacios scored two second-half penalties to finish a 2-1 comeback victory over guests Bayern Munich on Sunday and deny them the Bundesliga lead.

Bayern had been nowhere to be seen in the beginning with the hosts unleashing a flurry of pictures in the direction of Yann Sommer‘s objective within the opening quarter-hour.

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They did, nevertheless, rating towards the run of play and with their first shot of the sport when Joshua Kimmich‘s effort was deflected in after 22 minutes.

Issues, nevertheless, took a flip for the more severe for Bayern after the break with sloppy defending incomes the hosts two penalties.

Palacios draw them degree with a well-taken fifty fifth minute spot kick after which earned one other, this time for a foul by Dayot Upamecano.

The Argentine stepped up once more to beat Sommer for a second time and full the comeback for Xabi Alonso’s group within the 73rd.

They held on to victory regardless of late stress from the Bavarians and possibilities from Kinglsey Coman and Matthijs de Ligt.

Bayern, who face Manchester Metropolis within the Champions League quarterfinals subsequent month and are additionally by to the German Cup final eight, stay in second place on 52 factors, one behind leaders Borussia Dortmund, who crushed Cologne 6-1 on Saturday.

Leverkusen climbed as much as eighth on 37.

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