Bayern down Mainz to go six points clear in the Bundesliga

AFP , Saturday 11 Dec 2021

Defending champions Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to six points on Saturday after coming from behind to seal a 2-1 home win against Mainz.

Bayern s Dayot Upamecano, left, and Mainz s Marcus Ingvartsen challenge for the ball during a German
Bayern s Dayot Upamecano, left, and Mainz s Marcus Ingvartsen challenge for the ball during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and FSV Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. AP

Second-half goals by Kingsley Coman and 18-year-old Jamal Musiala sealed the victory behind closed doors at Munich's Allianz Arena after Mainz had taken a shock lead.

Bayern remain firmly on course to win the German league for the tenth straight season after stretching their lead at the top of the table as second-placed Dortmund were held 1-1 at Bochum.

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