Bayern, lacking a number of gamers by means of damage, together with keeper Manuel Neuer, Sadio Mane and Lucas Hernandez, are high on 35 factors, with Leipzig in third place on 29. Second-placed Freiburg, on 30, journey to VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday.
Regardless of the absences Bayern, eyeing a record-extending eleventh consecutive league title, nonetheless fielded a beginning 11 consisting solely of World Cup individuals.
With Swiss worldwide Yann Sommer in aim, after the keeper was signed on Thursday from Borussia Monchengladbach to interchange the injured Neuer, they bought off to a robust begin with Serge Gnabry hitting the put up within the eighth minute.
Leon Goretzka then put the ball into the web within the thirty first however along with his effort being dominated out for being offside, Bayern upped the stress.
It paid off within the thirty eighth when Gnabry floated an ideal cross into the field and Cameroon ahead Choupo-Moting beat his markers to faucet in on the far put up.
Leipzig, who had not misplaced a league sport since September, struggled within the first half however struck seven minutes after the break with Halstenberg’s effort additionally on the far put up.
Bayern settled for some extent after their lacklustre second half efficiency wherein their first effort on aim was within the 87th minute.