8/19/2017 ESPN staff

New signings, VAR help Bayern win opener

Bayern Munich's newcomers opened the Bundesliga in style as the defending champions beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in heavy rain on Friday night.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 8
    • Dominik Kohr Yellow Card
  • 9
    • Niklas Süle Goal - Header
  • 18
    • Corentin Tolisso Goal - Header
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Aleksandar Dragovic | Off: Sven Bender
  • 45
    • On: Julian Brandt | Off: Leon Bailey
  • 52
    • Charles Aránguiz Yellow Card
  • 52
    • Robert Lewandowski Penalty - Scored
  • 61
    • On: Kevin Kampl | Off: Charles Aránguiz
  • 61
    • On: Arjen Robben | Off: Thomas Müller
  • 62
    • On: Rafinha | Off: Mats Hummels
  • 63
    • Arturo Vidal Yellow Card
  • 65
    • Admir Mehmedi Goal
  • 77
    • On: Kingsley Coman | Off: Franck Ribéry
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Bayern Munich Logo Bayern Munich BMU Bayer Leverkusen LEV Bayer Leverkusen Logo
Bayern Munich
No. Name
26 Sven Ulreich
Saves 3
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
5 Mats Hummels
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 13  Rafinha
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
4 Niklas Süle  9'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
27 David Alaba
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
32 Joshua Kimmich
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
19 Sebastian Rudy
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
23 Arturo Vidal  63'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
24 Corentin Tolisso  18'
Goals 1
  • Shots 4
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Robert Lewandowski  52'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 3
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Franck Ribéry
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
77' 29  Kingsley Coman
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
25 Thomas Müller
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
61' 10  Arjen Robben
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
35 Renato Sanches
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
41 Milos Pantovic
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
34 Marco Friedl
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
36 Christian Früchtl
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Allianz Arena
  • ,
  • Munich
  • ATTENDANCE: 75,000

Match Commentary

90' Match ends, FC Bayern München 3, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.
90' Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 3, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.
90'+2' Hand ball by Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München).

Match Stats

BMU
LEV

Possession

50% 50%

Shots (on Goal)

11 (7)
16 (4)
BMU LEV
12 Fouls 15
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 3
5 Saves 3

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German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 18 +28 44
2 RB Leipzig 18 +4 31
3 Schalke 04 18 +5 30
4 Borussia Dortmund 18 +15 29
5 Bayer Leverkusen 18 +9 28
6 Borussia Monchengladbach 18 -2 28
7 TSG Hoffenheim 18 +5 27
7 FC Augsburg 18 +5 27
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 18 +2 27
10 Hannover 96 18 -1 26
11 Hertha Berlin 18 0 24
12 VfL Wolfsburg 18 0 20
13 VfB Stuttgart 18 -7 20
14 SC Freiburg 18 -14 20
15 Mainz 18 -10 17
16 Werder Bremen 18 -7 16
17 Hamburg SV 18 -11 15
18 FC Cologne 18 -21 9

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