Bayern beaten as Dortmund stay top of Bundesliga
Bayern missed the chance to return to the top of German Bundesliga table after losing to Bayer Leverkusen in a thrilling encounter on Sunday.
Exequiel Palacios scored two penalties as Bayer Leverkusen defeated the champions 2-1, with Joshua Kimmich scoring the opener for Bayern.
Leverkusen’s Amine Adli was twice booked for diving after fouls in the box, but both decisions were overturned with penalties awarded instead.
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The result leaves Bayern second in the table, one point behind Borussia Dortmund, who are now top of the league after their 6-1 win over Koln at the weekend.
Dortmund are finishing a game week at the top of the league for the first time since 2019.
Leverkusen, whose manager Xabi Alonso used to play for Bayern, have now won five matches in a row in all competitions.
Dortmund and Bayern face each other on 1 April in the first match after the international break.
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