Bayern slip up 3-1 in Leverkusen
Bayern Munich were denied all three points after Bayer Leverkusen came back from a goal down to inflict a 3-1 defeat to the Bundesliga title chasers.
Leon Goretzka first-half opener was canceled by Leon Bailey’s first goal since September with Kevin Volland and Lucas Alario’s late effort denting the Bavarian’s title charge in the Bundesliga to fall seven points behind passe settersDortmund.
Niko Kovac speaking after the 3-1 defeat at Leverkusen: “The result does not say what was on the pitch It was an intense game.
We played well in the first half and Leverkusen did not take place
“We should have closed the ball We should not have lost this game It would have been a draw Leverkusen shoots four times on goal and scores three goals We wanted to be compact, with one or the other mistakes coming from the oncoming goals ”
Peter Bosz Bayer Leverkusen coach: “It was a nice game for the fans. There were two teams that both had to win. That’s what you saw. Both played forward. It was not easy for us.
“After the gap, it was important that your head goes up and we try it My players played the second half courageously and did very well. “