Bayern beats Leipzig 5-4 in Bundesliga, Ingolstadt relegated

Solenn Plantier
Mai 15, 2017

However, Bayern turned the game on its head and managed to win 5-4 to stun the home supporters.

Alaba and Robben then stunned the home crowd to spark scenes of jubilation among the Bayern players, who were whistled as they rightly celebrated long past the game's conclusion.

"It was an absolutely insane game", Ancelotti told reporters.

Tottenham are expected to be busy in the summer transfer market ahead of another campaign of Champions League football and will want to sign players that can improve their collective group. We may have failed to take points today, but we've won much, much more: hearts and sympathy.

"There couldn't be a better opponent to motivate us and to settle a score from the first match", said Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl.

Die Rothosen have not been demoted from the German top flight since the Bundesliga's inception in 1963 but they are now two points adrift in the relegation play-off place.

With the result, the newly crowned Bundesliga champions reaped their 24th win of the season while Leipzig's seven-game unbeaten streak came to an end.

Yussuf Poulsen added another for Leipzig shortly after and whilst Thiago brought one back for Bayern, Werner's second to make it 4-2 looked to have wrapped things up with 25 minutes to go.

Hosts Leipzig restored the lead when Xabi Alonso fouled RB's playmaker Emil Forsberg and Werner netted home the spot kick.

Jose Gaya's second-half goal gave Valencia a 1-0 away win at Espanyol.

Fourth placed Hoffenheim reduced the arrears to third placed Dortmund, and their direct UEFA Champions League spot, as Julian Nagelsmann's men crushed Werder Bremen 5-3.

Aubameyang's equaliser cancelled out Alfred Finnbogason's early strike for Augsburg.

Augsburg reaped vital points for their relegation battle as they held third placed Borussia Dortmund to a 1-1.

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Ingolstadt, which drew 1-1 at Freiburg, was relegated in dramatic fashion as Sead Kolasinac's apparent injury-time victor for Schalke against relegation rival Hamburger SV was ruled out, leaving Ingolstadt four points adrift of Hamburg with one round left.

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