8/19/2017 ESPN staff

New signings, VAR help Bayern win opener

Bayern Munich's newcomers opened the Bundesliga in style as the defending champions beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in heavy rain on Friday night.

  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 8
    • Dominik Kohr Yellow Card
  • 9
    • Niklas Süle Goal - Header
  • 18
    • Corentin Tolisso Goal - Header
  • HT
    • First Half ends, FC Bayern München 2, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0.
  • 45
    • On: Aleksandar Dragovic | Off: Sven Bender
  • 45
    • On: Julian Brandt | Off: Leon Bailey
  • 52
    • Charles Aránguiz Yellow Card
  • 52
    • Robert Lewandowski Penalty - Scored
  • 61
    • On: Kevin Kampl | Off: Charles Aránguiz
  • 61
    • On: Arjen Robben | Off: Thomas Müller
  • 62
    • On: Rafinha | Off: Mats Hummels
  • 63
    • Arturo Vidal Yellow Card
  • 65
    • Admir Mehmedi Goal
  • 77
    • On: Kingsley Coman | Off: Franck Ribéry
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Bayern Munich Logo Bayern Munich BMU Bayer Leverkusen LEV Bayer Leverkusen Logo
Bayern Munich
No. Name
Saves 3
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 13  Rafinha
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 4
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 3
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
61' 10  Arjen Robben
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Allianz Arena
  • ,
  • Munich
  • ATTENDANCE: 75,000

Match Commentary

90' Match ends, FC Bayern München 3, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.
90' Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 3, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1.
90'+2' Hand ball by Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München).

Match Stats

BMU
LEV

Possession

50% 50%

Shots (on Goal)

11 (7)
16 (4)
BMU LEV
12 Fouls 15
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 3
5 Saves 3

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German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 12 +22 29
2 RB Leipzig 12 +5 23
3 Borussia Monchengladbach 12 0 21
4 Borussia Dortmund 12 +13 20
5 TSG Hoffenheim 12 +6 20
6 Schalke 04 11 +4 20
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 12 +2 19
8 Hannover 96 11 +4 18
9 Bayer Leverkusen 12 +7 17
10 FC Augsburg 12 +2 16
11 VfB Stuttgart 12 -3 16
12 Mainz 12 -4 15
13 VfL Wolfsburg 12 -1 14
14 Hertha Berlin 12 -3 14
15 Hamburg SV 11 -8 10
16 SC Freiburg 12 -17 8
17 Werder Bremen 11 -10 5
18 FC Cologne 12 -19 2

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