Marco Fabian Scores, Helps Eintracht Earn Stunning Point Off Bayern Munich
Marco Fabian’s Bundesliga season went from good to great on Saturday after notching a goal and playing brilliantly throughout the match against Bayern Munich.
The Mexican international was unfortunate not to have two goals on the day after seeing one of his shots strike the inside of the post. However, his 78th minute equalizer earned Eintracht Frankfurt an unlikely point against Bayern Munich.
— Marco Fabián (@MarcoFabian_10) October 15, 2016
The Bundesliga leading Bayern came to Commerzbank-Arena expecting all three points with Robert Lewandowski left on the bench. Arjen Robben’s 10th minute opener seemed a foreshadow of a Munich pummeling, but Szabolcs Huszti equalized for Frankfurt in the 43rd minute.
Joshua Kimmich restored Bayern’s lead in the second-half, and Huszti was then sent off in the 65th minute. Frankfurt seemed done and dusted, but Fabian was on hand to turn the ball home in the 78th minute, earning Frankfurt an unlikely point.
— Rafael Diaz (@mexicanfutcom) October 15, 2016
Fabian has now tallied three goals and two assists in only five Bundesliga matches, a remarkable return for the attacking midfielder.
For Munich, it was the third game in succession without a victory — a total anomaly for the Bavarian giants. Having lost to Atletico Madrid and being held at home against FC Koln, Saturday’s result is certainly an unwelcome one.
However, Munich still sit atop the Bundesliga table after seven match days, holding a two-point lead over Koln.
Fabian and Eintracht Frankfurt return to action on the 21st against Hamburger SV.
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