Bayern Munich have stumbled on the Bundesliga title race as they suffer a shock home defeat to Werder Bremen, MySportDab reports.
It was another major upset on Bundesliga matchday 18 clash as Werder Bremen stunned the reigning champions to secure all three points at Allianz Arena.
The defending went into the game seven points adrift of league leaders Bayer Leverkusen but had two games in hand. They needed a win to close the gap on the Black and Reds but it ended in another nightmare for the serial Bundesliga champions.
Bayern Munich started off with a superior performance but struggled to penetrate Werder Bremen’s defense. It was a deadlock in Bremen’s final third as the hosts wrestles effortlessly to find the back of the net.
Bremen pulled off a solid and sensational defensive display and headed into the break with a barren draw.
In the second half, Bayern Munich continued on their more dominant display but could not still find the back of the net. They fired 21 shots with six on target against the visitors’ 8 shots.
Against the run of play, the Bavarians suffered a heavy blow in the 59th minute. Bremen’s Weiser fired the away side into the lead with a brilliant finish. The goal was a game-changer.
Bayern Munich ramped up pressure on the visitors trying to find an equaliser without a breakthrough. With over 30 minutes left, the Tuchel-led side had enough time to overturn the game but it was still an impossible as Werder Bremen held on till the last minute, soaking up pressure to contain the hosts and preserve the lead.
The match ended with the Bavarians surrending to a shock home defeat to Werder Bremen at the blast of the final whistle.