RB Leipzig 0-0 Bayern Munich: Bundesliga title race down to the wire

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Bayern Munich missed the opportunity to seal a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title after being held to a controversial goalless draw at RB Leipzig.

Niko Kovac's site thought they had made a major breakthrough in & # 39; the Red Bull Arena early in & # 39; the second half when Leon Goretzka crashed into a volley.

However, the goal was excluded after an assessment by Video Assistant Referee, Robert Lewandowski was considered marginally offside in the build-up.

Leon Goretzka thought he had scored, but his powerful volley was played offside by VAR

The referee calls on VAR, who then controls the beginning of the second half of Leon Goretzka

The referee calls on VAR, who then controls the beginning of the second half of Leon Goretzka

Serge Gnabry responds in frustration when he sees another shot saved by RB Leipzig's goalkeeper

Serge Gnabry responds in frustration when he sees another shot saved by RB Leipzig's goalkeeper

MATCH FACTS

RB Leipzig 4-4-2: Gulacsi; Klostermann, Konate, Orban, Halstenberg; Sabitzer, Laimer (Mukiele 87), Demme (Haidara 82), Forsberg (Smith-Rowe 90); Poulsen, Werner

Subs not used: Saracchi, Bruma, Cunha, Muller

Bayern Munich 4-2-3-1: Ulreich; Alaba, Hummels, Sule, Kimmich; Thiago (Rafinha 81), Goretzka; Coman (Robben 89), Muller, Gnabry (Ribery 78); Lewandowski

Subs not used: Boateng, Davies, Sanches, Hoffmann

Books : Goretzka, Coman

Serge Gnabry later saw his shot hit the top of the crossbar, but was later flagged offside when Leipzig frustrated its visitors.

Borussia Dortmund knew they had to beat Fortuna Dusseldorf to send the title race to the final match and Lucien Favre's side fought to a 3-2 victory.

American Christian Pulisic, who is set to join Chelsea in the & # 39; s summer, set the home team in & # 39; 41 minutes into the front with a nearby header.

Oliver Fink equalized two minutes into the second half, then he nodded from a corner.

Thomas Delaney restored Dortmund's lead on 53 minutes, and the ball was blocked after his first shot was blocked.

Düsseldorf received a penalty just three minutes later after a VAR review for a violation of goalkeeper Marwin Hitz on Dodi Lukebakio. However, the attacker dragged his spot kick wide.

Fans unveiled a huge banner for the match between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich

Fans unveiled a huge banner for the match between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich

Leipzig's Emil Forsberg tries to take the ball past Bayern Munich midfielder Serge Gnabry

Leipzig's Emil Forsberg tries to take the ball past Bayern Munich midfielder Serge Gnabry

Robert Lewandowski was given a chance to change things around

Robert Lewandowski was given a chance to change things around

Thomas Muller of Bayern Munich and Marcel Sabitzer of RB Leipzig take a tumble in the match

Thomas Muller of Bayern Munich and Marcel Sabitzer of RB Leipzig take a tumble in the match

The outside was reduced to 10 men when midfielder Adam Bodzek displayed a red card in the 82nd minute for a high tackle on Jadon Sancho.

Mario Gotze added Dortmund's third goal in stoppage time from just outside the box.

Dawid Kownacki set up an exciting final when he defeated a second goal for Düsseldorf, but the home team sealed a significant win to move two points behind Bayern.

Hertha Berlin fought back to win 4-3 at Augsburg with a penalty by Salomon Kalou.

Andre Hahn gave the home team the lead 10 minutes into the match. Defender Marvin Plattenhardt equalized in the second half but Michael Gregoritsch's penalty restored the lead of Augsburg.

It didn't take long, though, when Marko Grujic made it 2-2 in the 66th minute, only for Gregorich to get another 20 minutes.

Konrad Laimer goes up for a header under pressure from Kingsley Coman and Joshua Kimmich

Konrad Laimer goes up for a header under pressure from Kingsley Coman and Joshua Kimmich

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac looks like his team is trying to break the deadlock

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac looks like his team is trying to break the deadlock

RB Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi stops the ball with his legs following a shot from Serge Gnabry

RB Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi stops the ball with his legs following a shot from Serge Gnabry

The goals continued to fly in, when former Chelsea man Kalou scored Hertha & # 39; s third equalizer after 75 minutes and then kept his cool from the spot to take the winner from the spot in the second minute. of & # 39; e stop time.

Borussia Monchengladbach soared to a 4-0 win at Nurnberg, which was downgraded as a result.

Josip Drmic broke the deadlock early in the second half before Nurnberg defender Lukas Muhl scored his own goal just over an hour.

Thorgan Hazard quickly added a third, before Denis Zakaria finally picked things up.

Bayer Leverkusen's hopes of the Champions League took a huge hit when they struck 1-1 with Schalke.

Kingsley Coman of Bayern Munich skips RB Leipzig's Diego Demme challenge

Kingsley Coman of Bayern Munich skips RB Leipzig's Diego Demme challenge

Serge Gnabry volleyed the ball to the goal, forcing another good save from Gulacsi

Serge Gnabry volleyed the ball to the goal, forcing another good save from Gulacsi

Bayern fans thought they were in the lead after Leon Goretzka fired a volley into the net

Bayern fans thought they were in the lead after Leon Goretzka fired a volley into the net

Peter Gulacsi stops another shot by Serge Gnabry as the hosts pass the Bayern

Peter Gulacsi stops another shot by Serge Gnabry as the hosts pass the Bayern

Kai Havertz put the home team ahead in the # 31 minute, but Guido Burgstaller's equalizer two minutes into the & # 39; the second half proved enough for a share of & # 39; points.

Hannover hovered 3-0 past Freiburg, but were relegated from the Bundesliga.

Waldemar Anton broke the deadlock six minutes before the half, with Ihlas Bebou and substitute Walace leading the route.

Stuttgart will play in the & # 39; degradation play-off after & # 39; he has seen Wolfsburg 3-0 to the & # 39; s European chances e dentate visitors.

A deflected attempt by midfielder Gonzalo Castro gave the home team the lead at the halfway mark. Anastasios Donis added another in the 55th minute, with Daniel Didavi scoring a late third.

Johannes Eggestein was on target when Werder Bremen won 1-0 at Hoffenheim to keep their European hopes alive.

Forward Eggestein put the visitors ahead 39 minutes, leaving them two points from seventh place.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski protested about the shirt pulling he was the victim of

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski protested about the shirt pulling he was the victim of

Yussuf Poulsen of RB Leipzig responds to & # 39; he fired a shot in & # 39; instead of making the net

Yussuf Poulsen of RB Leipzig responds to & # 39; he fired a shot in & # 39; instead of making the net

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