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Bayern edges Schalke 2-1

Bayern edges Schalke 2-1

Bayern Munich scored twice inside two minutes and hung on with 10 men to edge Schalke 2-1 and return to the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Franck Ribery and Thomas Mueller struck in the 25th and 26th minutes for Bayern, before Kevin Kuranyi cut the deficit in the 31st. Hamit Altintop was sent off the 41st but Bayern defended stoutly in the second half to secure a one-point lead over Schalke in the standings. Schalke also finished with 10 men after defender Marcelo Bordon's expulsion in injury time.
In other games involving top teams, Borussia Dortmund beat Werder Bremen 2-1 to move within one point of Bayer Leverkusen, which lost 3-2 at Eintracht Frankfurt.


Updated : 2020-12-03 16:22 GMT+08:00