Bayern Munich spluttered to a goalless draw at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday in the Bavarians' first outing since Pep Guardiola's switch to Manchester City this summer became official.
Chances were a rarity in a scrappy, fractious affair which was billed as the "Robert Lewandowski vs. Chicharito show."
The stalemate means Guardiola will leave Bayern having never won at Leverkusen in the league, with just one paltry goal for his side.
Despite the below-par draw, Bayern maintain a comfortable eight-point...
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola sang the praises of emergency centre-back Joshua Kimmich after his side extended their unbeaten start to 2016 with a 0-0 draw at Bayer Leverkusen.
Kimmich, 20, was forced to play his second game in a row at the heart of the Bayern defence due to an injury crisis which has struck the Bavarian club.
Jerome Boateng, Javi Martinez, Medhi Benatia and new signing Serdar Tasci were all unavailable for Saturday's trip, and Guardiola said he was glad to have the versatile...
Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich shared a goalless stalemate for the first time since 1990 as the record German champions failed to take full advantage of Borussia Dortmund's draw in Berlin.
After second-placed Dortmund had been held by Hertha earlier on Saturday, Bayern restored their eight-point advantage at the top of the table in the late kick-off, but will have felt they could have extended it to 10 - particularly following the introduction of Thomas Muller in the second half.
In the end,...