Leipzig overcame a bunch of coronavirus infections to overcome 10-man Mainz 4-1, whilst Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen dropped issues after main within the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Patrik Schick’s seventeenth purpose of the season wasn’t sufficient for Leverkusen, which was once lucky to emerge with a 2-2 draw in opposition to Union Berlin because the customer two times hit the publish past due on.
Freiburg, which spent the league’s wintry weather destroy in 3rd position, drew in opposition to relegation-threatened Arminia Bielefeld 2-2 regardless of scoring first via Janik Haberer and Jeong Woo-yeong.
American ahead Ricardo Pepi made his debut as a second-half replace in a 3-1 defeat at Hoffenheim.
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Additionally, Stuttgart drew at last-placed Greuther Fürth 0-0.
Borussia Dortmund was hoping to chop Bayern Munich’s result in six issues with a win at Eintracht Frankfurt within the past due recreation.
In Leverkusen, Schick rewarded the house staff’s early dominance in opposition to Union with the opener within the thirty ninth, slotting the ball in from a slender attitude after Andreas Luthe stored Moussa Diaby’s preliminary effort. It was once Schick’s 9th in Leverkusen’s final 5 Bundesliga video games.
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Alternatively, the guests equalized from their length of drive earlier than the destroy. Lukáš Hrádecký pulled off two nice saves in fast succession to disclaim Christoph Trimmel, then Kevin Behrens, however was once powerless to forestall Grischa Prömel scoring on the 3rd strive.
Union trainer Urs Fischer made two adjustments on the destroy. Prömel scored once more within the forty ninth, and Luthe 3 times denied Leverkusen a reaction.
Union’s Max Kruse struck the highest nook of the publish within the 78th, then Jonathan Tah in the end equalized within the 84th with a header to Karim Bellarabi’s move.
Union got here nearer to a past due winner, with Andreas Voglsammer hitting the publish, then lacking some other probability in damage time, earlier than Bastian Oczipka struck the publish once more.
Bayern resumed the league with a 2-1 loss at house to Borussia Mönchengladbach on Friday.