European football: Bayern in the hands of Stuttgart, Dortmund lose in Leipzig | european club football

Bayern Munich conceded an equalizing goal in stoppage time scored by the VfB Stuttgart striker Serhou Guirassy from the penalty spot as the champions suffered a third successive Bundesliga draw.

The match started well for Bayern, with Mathys Tel scoring his first goal in the 36th minute. French youth international Tel, who at 17 years and 136 days became the youngest player to start a league match for the Bayern had already scored in the first round of the German Cup. He scored his first league goal by drilling a low shot off an Alphonso Davies cut.

Julian Nagelsmann rotated a lot since the 2-0 Champions League victory in midweek against Inter, and his team slowed down in the second half, giving Stuttgart more room to go forward. They were rewarded when Chris Führich equalized from close range in the 57th, but three minutes later Bayern were back in front thanks to another teenager.

Jamal Musiala, Bayern’s 19-year-old former youngest league goalscorer, took the lead with a quick change of direction and sent a magnificent ball into the back of the net.

The visitors had a great opportunity to equalize when Guirassy’s shot from the edge of the box bounced off the crossbar with goalkeeper Manuel Neuer hit. But they earned a penalty in stoppage time for Matthijs de Ligt’s foul on Guirassy. The Guinea international kept his composure to beat Neuer and salvage a point for the visitors.

Bayern went top of the table on goal difference with 12 points, as a result of other mistakes or playing on Sunday. Borussia Dortmund would have moved into first place with a tie but lost 3-0 in RB Leipzigwith goals from Willi Orban, Dominik Szoboszlai and Amadou Haidara sealing a moral victory and a triumphant debut for their new coach, Marco Rose.

Rose replaced Domenico Tedesco this week after a poor start to the league season and a 4-1 loss at home to Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. He didn’t have to wait long for Orban’s header for a corner in the sixth minute.

Willi Orban of RB Leipzig celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Borussia Dortmund.
Willi Orban of RB Leipzig celebrates scoring his team’s first goal against Borussia Dortmund. Photo: Filip Singer/EPA

Leipzig should have scored again through Timo Werner and Szoboszlai before the Hungarians made amends, drilling their second goal with a 25-yard missile into the top corner on the stroke of half-time.

There was very little from the visitors with Dortmund, who face Manchester City in the Champions League next week, failing to manage a single shot on target. Leipzig scored again through Haidara in the 84th minute after more sloppy defense from Dortmund.

Leipzig climbs to eight points from 10th place, while Dortmund drops to fourth place on 12. Freiburg, also on 12 points, face Borussia Mönchengladbach on Sunday.

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