Bayern Munich crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday within the Bundesliga because the world champions confirmed chinks of their armour earlier than they return to Champions League motion subsequent week. Robert Lewandowski netted his twenty sixth league aim this season for Bayern, however Frankfurt deserved the win due to first-half objectives by Japan midfielder Daichi Kamada and Amin Younes.
After their 3-3 league draw at house to strugglers Armina Bielefeld final Monday, Bayern once more wobbled forward of Tuesday’s Champions League first leg tie at Lazio.
Frankfurt’s win offers hope to Bayern’s league rivals as second-placed RB Leipzig can minimize Bayern’s result in two factors in the event that they win at Hertha Berlin on Sunday.
It was Bayern’s third league defeat. Their final, a 3-2 reverse at Borussia Moenchengladbach in January was adopted by a shock German Cup defeat at second-tier Holstein Kiel.
In an indication of Bayern’s home dominance, it was solely the sixth defeat head coach Hansi Flick has suffered since taking cost in November 2019.
Frankfurt capitalised on Bayern’s jaded kind since they lifted the Membership World Cup in Qatar simply over per week in the past.
Bayern had been lacking defender Benjamin Pavard plus ahead Thomas Mueller, who had been each sidelined after testing optimistic for Covid-19, and Corentin Tolisso, who’s prone to be sidelined for months after injuring himself in coaching this week.
Frankfurt’s prime scorer Andre Silva dropped out earlier than kick off with a again damage.
Similar to in Monday’s draw in opposition to Bielefeld, Bayern had been 2-0 down at half-time after Kamada opened the scoring by tucking away a cross with simply 12 minutes gone.
The Japanese midfielder then arrange Younes, who hit the far nook previous the diving Manuel Neuer on 31 minutes.
Bayern pulled a aim again simply after the break when Lewandowski fired house after Leroy Sane toyed together with his marker earlier than placing in an excellent low cross.
Regardless of Bayern’s second-half onslaught, Frankfurt held on for his or her fifth straight league win which leaves them fourth within the desk.
Elsewhere, Borussia Moenchengladbach crashed to a 2-1 house defeat to Mainz earlier than their Champions League final 16 first-leg conflict in opposition to Manchester Metropolis in Budapest on Wednesday.
Karim Onisiwo’s opening aim was cancelled out by Lars Stindl’s equaliser for Gladbach earlier than Kevin Stoeger scored Mainz’s winner 4 minutes from time.
Stuttgart, whose head coach Pellegrino Matarazzo on Friday prolonged his contract till 2024, celebrated with a 1-0 win over Cologne due to Sasa Kalajdzic’s aim.
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