Bayern held on to equalize at Union, Freiburg leading

Bayern held on to equalize at Union, Freiburg leading

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich was held to a 1-1 draw at Union Berlin on Saturday, while Freiburg moved to the top of the Bundesliga after beating Bayer Leverkusen 3-2.

Bayern and Union remain tied on points in third and fourth place respectively. Freiburg are one point ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund on goal difference.

All four teams are unbeaten after five rounds with Köln, who beat Wolfsburg 4-2.

Sheraldo Baker scored for Union in the 12th minute. The striker used a touch from his right boot to curl a free-kick inside Manuel Neuer’s far post from Christopher Tremmel.

Bayern hit Berlin in search of a reply which came three minutes later when Joshua Kimmich fired a low shot into the packed area. His strike took a slight deflection off a defender before hitting the net.

Bayern had their fair share of scoring chances the rest of the way, but Union goalkeeper Frederic Rooney saved shots from Leroy Sane, Sadio Mane and Alphonso Davies to secure a point for the hosts.

Freiburg went top of the league after coming out on top in a thriller at Leverkusen.

Karim Demirbay gave the hosts an early lead, only for Matthias Guentier and Michael Gregoritsch to score in the 48th and 51st for Freiburg.

Patrik Schick briefly drew Leverkusen level before Ritsu Doan grabbed the winner in the 72nd minute.

Werder Bremen kept Bochum in last place with a 2-0 away win, while Schalke drew 1-1 at Stuttgart.

Frankfurt also beat Leipzig 4-0, Werder Bremen kept Bochum in last place with a 2-0 win, Schalke held Stuttgart 1-1 and Köln went unbeaten with a 4-2 win over Wolfsburg. remained

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