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Bayern held by Gladbach but remain top

Champions Bayern Munich have salvaged a late 1-1 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach to remain top of the Bundesliga – but only on on goal difference over their next opponents Union Berlin.

Germany winger Leroy Sane fired an 83rd-minute equaliser into the bottom left corner in Saturday’s late match after Sadio Mane had two first-half goals disallowed for offside.

Gladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer also frustrated Bayern with 19 saves, the biggest number since data collecting started, according to statisticians Opta.

Gladbach had taken the lead in the 43rd against the flow of play from Marcus Thuram after a terrible blunder from Bayern defender Dayot Upamecano, who had also looked bad in their 5-0 German Cup meltdown 10 months ago against Gladbach.

Bayern dropped their first points of the season ahead of their trip next Saturday to Union who celebrated their biggest Bundesliga victory -…


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