Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry, second from right , celebrates with his teammates after scoring the first goal in the match against FC Schalke 04.
Bayern Munich consolidated its position. He took his first place at the helm of the Bundesliga by beating Schalke 04 2-0 in Gelsenkirchen, this Saturday in the 15th matchday. The day, the last before the World Cup, in which Leipzig also won, 2-1, against Werder Bremen, and stood at the top. They are second to six points.
Behind Leipzig, seven points behind Bayern Munich, are Freiburg and Unión Berlin, who meet on Sunday at the close of the date.
In a game of extremes, Bayern visited the bottom team and began to play. to resolve the ballot in minute 38 with a great shot by Serge Gnabry, served by Jamal Musiala.
Upon returning from the break, Bayern, who had 80% possession in the second half and are looking for their 11th game. consecutive title, he doubled his title. They took the lead thanks to a goal from Eric Choupo-Moting (52).
It was Bayern's tenth consecutive victory, counting all competitions, while a historic player like Schalke adds his tenth victory. top defeat of the course and is last, five points behind the first team that would not be relegated, Hertha.
Before, Leipzig confirmed the match. They confirmed their excellent form in the last two months by winning 2-1 at Werder Bremen.
Dominated by Monchengladbach (3-0) on the seventh date, Leipzig has since then added six wins and two draws, with Marco Rose on the bench.
– Nkunku, Qatar without scoring –
Well served by the Swede Emil Forsberg, the Portuguese André ; Silva opened the door. the score at 13.
The 27-year-old striker, called up this week by Fernando Santos for the World Cup, seems to be getting better after a watered-down start to the season.
In '57 he matched the game. Werder, through Christian Gross, with a shot that deflected the target. Willi Orban to dislodge Nais Blaswich, the substitute in the Leipzig goal for the Hungarian Peter Gulacsi, who was injured in the game. seriously a month ago.
The away team reacted quickly. through Xaver Schlager. After a good combination with Silva, the Austrian international who landed this season scored the goal. He scored his first goal for Leipzig (71).
Leipzig's Frenchman Christopher Nkunku, the current top scorer in the Bundesliga with 12 goals and also called up for the World Cup, left without seeing a goal but I was happy to reach the world champion's camp without any discomfort.
In another of this Saturday's matches, Bayern Leverkusen (11th) of the Spanish Xabi Alonso defeated the team. 2-0 to Stuttgart (16th).