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Bayern Munich suffer first home loss to Frankfurt in 21 years

Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat of the season and their first Bundesliga house loss to Eintracht Frankfurt in 21 years when Filip Kostic drilled house an 83rd minute objective to earn the guests a shock 2-1 victory on Sunday.

Kostic picked up the ball on the sting of the field, charged ahead and beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer with a robust low drive to seal Eintracht’s first win of the season and snap Bayern’s nine-game successful run in all competitions.

The Bavarians had solely themselves accountable for not killing off the sport earlier with a string of golden probabilities however stay prime of the desk with 16 factors from seven video games, one forward of Borussia Dortmund and Freiburg in second and third respectively.

“We’re clearly dissatisfied, pissed off and indignant,” mentioned Bayern midfielder Thomas Mueller. “It was a sport that we must always by no means have misplaced however we weren’t environment friendly sufficient.”

Eintracht, whose final league victory in Munich was in 2000 earlier than the Allianz Enviornment was even constructed, are on eight factors in 13th place.

The house facet took the lead when Leon Goretzka benefited from a Martin Hinteregger mistake to attain within the 29th minute.

The Austrian defender, a part of a five-man Frankfurt defence, rapidly made amends by powering a header into the online for the equaliser three minutes later.

Each groups every had an opportunity to take the lead earlier than the break with Eintracht’s Almamy Toure forcing an excellent save from Neuer within the 43rd minute and Bayern’s Serge Gnabry hitting the publish from shut vary a minute later.

Eintracht keeper Kevin Trapp was stored busy within the second half, repeatedly denying Gnabry, Leroy Sane and Robert Lewandowski because the hosts pushed ahead searching for the winner.

Bayern have been punished for his or her missed alternatives although when Eintracht scored what proved to be the winner in opposition to the run of play via Kostic earlier than Trapp made one other key save in stoppage time to palm a Goretzka shot huge.

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