Union Berlin falls heavily on the lawn of Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich new leader

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Union Berlin falls heavily on the lawn of Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich new leader

Union Berlin, leader of the Bundesliga before the 13th day, suffered a heavy defeat Sunday on the lawn of Bayer Leverkusen (0-5), the third in his last four trips to the Championship. Bayern Munich, winner of Hertha Berlin Saturday (3-2) took the opportunity to regain the lead in the Bundesliga with 2 points ahead of the Berliners.

After a very closed first period, Union Berlin was surprised as soon as they returned from the locker room by Robert Andrich’s opener (46th). The Berliners then cracked twice in two minutes, on two goals from Moussa Diaby. The French international first took advantage of a big mistake by Lennart Grill, the Berlin goalkeeper, to score in the empty goal (56th) before being at the conclusion of a magnificent counter led by Mitchel Bakker (58th) .

Bayer Leverkusen finally scored two new goals, through Adam Hlozek (68th) and Bakker, the former PSG side (76th). Qualified for the Europa League play-offs on Tuesday after their draw against Club Brugge in the Champions League (0-0), Xabi Alonso’s players are reviving after six games without a win in all competitions (3 draws, 3 losses) and come out of the red zone.

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