Josh Sargent Made Javi Martinez Look Like A Noob On Assist In Draw Against Bayern
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MUNICH — Lackluster Bayern Munich had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday, slipping up for only the second time in its last 35 matches in all competitions, but still moving three points clear at the top of the table. Werder took a deserved lead on the stroke of halftime after American Josh Sargent set up Max Eggestein, who beat keeper Manuel Neuer with a well-placed left-footed effort.
Josh Sargent Assist vs Bayern Munich
That turn and assist from Josh SargentMaxi Eggestein gives Werder Bremen the lead over Bayern! pic.twitter.com/rWUGaJsfX1
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Bayern, which had won 33 of their previous 34 games in all competitions, did not get a single shot on target in the entire first half and had to wait until the 50th minute for Douglas Costa to rattle the crossbar with a fierce shot.
But Kingsley Coman drew them level, nodding in at the far post in the 62nd.
The hosts, however, have Neuer to thank for avoiding the second league defeat of the season after he beat Sargent in a one-on-one in the 88th minute.
Bayern Munich vs Werder Bremen Highlights
Bayern is on 19 points, three ahead of RB Leipzig, which is in action later against Eintracht Frankfurt. Bayer Leverkusen is provisionally second on 18 after its 2-1 win over Arminia Bielefeld.
(Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; editing by Clare Fallon)