Bayern Munich 5-3 Augsburg: Joao Cancelo scores first Bayern goal in thriller
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Bayern Munich beat Augsburg in an eight-goal thriller and are now two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga over Borussia Dortmund, who drew 2-2 with rivals Schalke.
Mergim Berisha put Augsburg ahead after two minutes before Joao Cancelo equalised with his first Bayern goal.
Benjamin Pavard netted twice and Leroy Sane headed in for a 4-1 lead.
Berisha’s penalty gave Augsburg hope but Alphonso Davies netted for Bayern before Irvin Cardona made it 5-3.
Dortmund missed the chance to go back level on points with Bayern as Edin Terzic’s side were held in the Revierderby.
Nico Schlotterbeck drove them into the lead with an excellent finish from outside the box, before Marius Bulter tapped in from close range for the hosts.
Raphael Guerreiro smashed a fine effort into the top corner but Kenan Karaman headed in Schalke’s equaliser, his first goal for the club, from Bulter’s cross.
That was the first time Dortmund dropped points in 2023. They had won their last eight league games.
Third-placed RB Leipzig beat Borussia Monchengladbach 3-0 with goals from Timo Werner, Emil Forsberg and Josko Gvardiol.
- 4de LigtBooked at 59minsSubstituted forBlindat 84′minutes
- 22CanceloBooked at 85mins
- 42MusialaSubstituted forGravenberchat 78′minutes
- 19DaviesSubstituted forMazraouiat 78′minutes
- 17ManéSubstituted forTelat 72′minutes
- 7GnabrySubstituted forMüllerat 71′minutes
- 2GumnySubstituted forBorduchiat 45′minutes
- 3PedersenBooked at 18mins
- 27EngelsSubstituted forRexhbecajat 45′minutes
- 10MaierSubstituted forMbukuat 77′minutes
- 7BeljoSubstituted forCardonaat 45′minutes
- 9DemirovicSubstituted forVargasat 45′minutes
- 8De Palma Veiga
- Florian Badstübner
Match ends, FC Bayern München 5, FC Augsburg 3.
Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 5, FC Augsburg 3.
Goal! FC Bayern München 5, FC Augsburg 3. Irvin Cardona (FC Augsburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Rubén Vargas.
Corner, FC Augsburg. Conceded by Benjamin Pavard.
Attempt blocked. Mërgim Berisha (FC Augsburg) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Elvis Rexhbecaj.
Attempt blocked. Mads Pedersen (FC Augsburg) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Irvin Cardona.
Attempt saved. Irvin Cardona (FC Augsburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rubén Vargas with a through ball.
João Cancelo (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by João Cancelo (FC Bayern München).
Mads Pedersen (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, FC Bayern München. Daley Blind replaces Matthijs de Ligt.
Attempt missed. Mathys Tel (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Joshua Kimmich following a fast break.
Substitution, FC Bayern München. Noussair Mazraoui replaces Alphonso Davies.
Substitution, FC Bayern München. Ryan Gravenberch replaces Jamal Musiala.
Substitution, FC Augsburg. Nathanaël Mbuku replaces Arne Maier.
Offside, FC Augsburg. Jeffrey Gouweleeuw tries a through ball, but Mërgim Berisha is caught offside.
Goal! FC Bayern München 5, FC Augsburg 2. Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by João Cancelo.
Substitution, FC Bayern München. Mathys Tel replaces Sadio Mané.
Substitution, FC Bayern München. Thomas Müller replaces Serge Gnabry.
Attempt saved. Leroy Sané (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jamal Musiala.