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Greuther Furth vs Bayern Munich. German Bundesliga.

Stadion am LaubenwegAttendance11,740.

Greuther Furth 1

  • C Itten (87th minute)

Bayern Munich 3

  • T Müller (10th minute)
  • J Kimmich (31st minute)
  • B Pavard (sent off 48th minute)
  • S Griesbeck (68th minute own goal)

Greuther Furth 1-3 Bayern Munich: Visitors open up three-point lead at Bundesliga summit

Match report as Bayern Munich ease three points clear at the Bundesliga summit as goals from Robert Lewandowski, Joshua Kimmich and a Sebastian Griesbeck own goal consign Greuther Furth to home defeat; Benjamin Pavard sees red

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Highlights of the Bundesliga clash between Greuther Furth and Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich eased past hosts Greuther Furth 3-1 on Friday, despite playing almost the entire second half with 10 men, to open up a three point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

But Bayern top scorer Robert Lewandowski saw his scoring streak come to an end as he failed to equal Gerd Mueller's all-time record of scoring in 16 consecutive league games.

It was always going to be a one-sided encounter against the promoted club, bottom in the Bundesliga and without a win this season, and Bayern took a quick lead after 10 minutes with Thomas Muller slotting in from an Alphonso Davies cutback.

Joshua Kimmich doubled Bayern's advantage
Image: Joshua Kimmich doubled Bayern's advantage

Joshua Kimmich was devastatingly accurate with a low drive on the half hour to score his third league goal, after netting twice last week, and Lewandowski hit the woodwork just before the break.

A reckless challenge by Benjamin Pavard three minutes after the restart left the champions with 10 men but it hardly changed the dynamic of the game.

Bayern eased to victory on Friday night
Image: Bayern eased to victory on Friday night

A 68th minute own goal by Sebastian Griesbeck, under pressure from Lewandowski, killed off any slim hopes of a comeback that Furth may have been harbouring.

The home fans did get a moment to savour when Cedric Itten headed in a cross in the 87th minute to cut the deficit.

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Bayern, who take on Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League next week, move up to 16 points from six matches, with VfL Wolfsburg, on 13 in second place, travelling to Hoffenheim on Saturday.

Third-placed Borussia Dortmund, on 12, take on Borussia Monchengladbach.

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