Bend Bayern 2-0 Hoffenheim
Hoffenheim – Bayern Munich closer to the Bundesliga title this season. Die Roten more firmly on top after a 2-0 victory at home to Hoffenheim.
Rhein-Neckar-visit the Arena, Saturday (18/04/2015), Bayern opportunity to open the scoring in the 18th minute through Robert Lewandowski. However, Lewandowski header forward cross Mitchell Weiser was wide.
Hoffenheim had a golden opportunity to take the lead when the game runs a half hour. Anthony Modeste escaped alone to the area of the Bayern defense and dealing one on one with the goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. But, Neuer with a resounding halt Modeste shot with his legs.
Bayern managed to break the deadlock in the 38th minute goal by Sebastian Rode. This goal begins Thomas Mueller hard shot from outside the penalty box that can still be pushed over Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann. The ball rebounds leading to Lewandowski, who then passed it to the Rode. Rode did not waste the opportunity and shot curled unable to reach Baumann.
Which appear very dominant Bayern had chances to score the second goal in the 48th minute. Lewandowski who controlled the ball in the penalty shot, but his efforts only on the crossbar.
Opportunities obtained Bayern back when the game was 59 minutes. Thiago Alcantara who came on as a substitute fired a shot from a narrow angle, but countered by Baumann. The ball rebounds struck by Mueller, but Baumann again showed excellent reaction to dismiss the round leather.
Four minutes later, turn Hoffenheim nearly scored. However, long-range shot Kevin Volland still slightly deviated from the Bayern goal.
Bayern eventually winning 2-0 after Andreas Beck made an own goal in injury time. Intends to cut cross released Mueller, Beck instead pushed the ball into his own net.
Hoffenheim’s victory over Bayern strengthened its position at the top of the Bundesliga standings. They collected 73 points from 29 matches, 13 points ahead of second-placed Wolfsburg. Hoffenheim sit in seventh place with 37 points.
Hoffenheim: Baumann; Beck, Strobl, Bicakcic, Toljan (Schipplock 85 ‘); Polanski (Szalai 69 ‘), Rudy, Schwegler; Volland, Modeste (Zuber 69 ‘), Firmino
Bayern Munich: Neuer; Rafinha, Badstuber, Dante; Weiser, Rode, Gaudino (Thiago 57 ‘), Bernat (Boateng 46’); Muller, Lewandowski (Pizarro 89 ‘), Goetze