Bayern Munich's Jamal Musiala (left) fights for the ball with Union Berlin's Jordan Pefok during a Bundesliga match on February 26, 2023.
Berlin – Bayern Munich's players in action 22 .rounds of the German league with a 3-0 win over Union Berlin at home and once again lead the points table ahead of Dortmund. Leverkusen, with Czech representatives Adam Hložek and substitute Patrik Schick, drew 1:1 at Freiburg and is eleventh. Schick hit the goal structure in the set.
The first goal in Munich was scored in the 31st minute by Choupo-Moting with a header from Coman's cross. In the next nine minutes, Coman increased the reigning champions' lead, and Musial added the third goal after Müller's assist in the first half. The German national team midfielder scored on his 20th birthday.
The second half was also played under the direction of the big Bavarian club, but its players did not add another goal, mainly thanks to visiting goalkeeper Rönnow. After a goalless draw at home with last-place Schalke in the league, the third-ranked Union has not won for the second time in a row and is three points behind Bayern and Dortmund.
Bayer started with Hložek in the starting line-up, who was replaced at half-time. After half an hour, Freiburg took the lead with a beautiful free kick from Grifo, who moved to second place in the scorers' table with his 12th goal of the season. The draw was arranged by Azmún after Bakker's millimetre-centered “shaitlí” in the 67th minute.
The equalizing goal came a minute after Schick's arrival on the pitch. The Czech striker could then decide, but in the second minute of regulation, after Demirbay's pass from the side, he only hit the post from the edge of the small goal. The loss cost Freiburg fourth place, which was replaced by Leipzig by a point.
German Football League – 22nd round:
Freiburg – Leverkusen 1:1 ( 29. Grifo – 67. Azmún), Bayern Munich – Union Berlin 3:0 (31. Choupo-Moting, 40. Coman, 45.+1 Musiala).