Bundesliga match Bayer 04 Leverkusen – FC Bayern Munich. Pictured is Joshua Kimmich (first white from right) in Leverkusen on March 19, 2023.
Berlin – Bayern Munich's soccer players lost 1-2 in Leverkusen in the 25th round of the German league and lost their first place in the table in which they were replaced by Dortmund. Palacios decided with two penalties. Adam Hložek entered the game in the 84th minute. Patrik Schick is still suffering from problems with his groin, due to which he refused to participate in the upcoming national team meeting.
The Bavarian club took the lead after a Kimmich strike. Then, in the 53rd and 71st minutes, Adli was fouled twice in the penalty area, and both penalties were converted by Palacios. In both cases, Adli received a yellow card from the referee for simulating, but the VAR changed the verdict.
Bayern is one point behind leaders Dortmund. Leverkusen won for the third time in a row, is eighth and is only three points away from the cup rungs.
After four games without a win, Union Berlin players beat Frankfurt 2:0 and replaced Leipzig in third place. Second-half goals from captain Khedira and substitute Behrens secured the win for the home team.
Eintracht suffered another setback four days after being knocked out of the Champions League following a 3-0 defeat at Napoli. He did not win in the domestic competition for the fourth time in a row, but he is still sixth in the table.
German Football League – Round 25:
Union Berlin – Eintracht Frankfurt 2:0 (53. Khedira, 75. Behrens), Leverkusen – Bayern Munich 2:1 (55. and 73. Palacios both from pen. – 22. Kimmich),
19:30 Mainz – Freiburg.