Bundesliga: Bayern wins late as Hamburg thrashes RB Leipzig

FC Bayern Munich goes seven points clear on top of the Bundesliga table after their dramatically late victory against Ingolstadt and a surprise defeat of RB Leipzig at the hands of strugglers Hamburg SV.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men found it hard to work their way past a stubborn Ingolstadt as both Mats Hummels and Lewandowski failed to convert early chances.

Later, Lewandowski managed a chip over keeper Martin Hansen, only to have his effort cleared off the line by Marvin Matip.

Early in the second half, Thomas Muller was also denied by Florent Hadergjonaj with another goalline clearance.

Bayern finally got their opener as Arturo Vidal volleyed in Thomas Muller’s cross right on the 90th minute.

Arjen Robben then sealed the game by firing home into the bottom left corner to seal victory in the first minute of stoppage time.

The result meant that Bayern is still on course to see off retiring captain Philipp Lahm with a treble, despite going through an afternoon not looking their best.

Meanwhile, RB Leipzig, Bayern’s surprise title rivals this season, lost further ground against the defending German champions after Hamburg SV routed them by 3-0 at home.

15th in the Bundesliga, Hamburg began their runaway victory Kyriakos Papadopoulos headed in against his former club before Brazilian midfielder Walace marked his Bundesliga debut by scoring in almost identical fashion shortly after.

At injury time, substitute Aaron Hunt completed the scoring a minute after coming on to give Hamburg a second successive win, lifting them further away from the bottom two while Leipzig fell to their fourth defeat in seven Bundesliga matches.

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