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Wolfsburg 1-2 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski seals late win - FCNaija

German Bundesliga By: Ayodeji Tunde | 17/02/2018

FC Naija

Bayern Munich have increased their winning run to 13 matches by scoring a last-gasp penalty to earn a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against Wolfsburg on Saturday.

Robert Lewandowski was the hero for the Bavarians as he came off the bench to bury the ball in the net from the spot.

It was initially looking like Bayern will settle for a draw at the Volkswagen Arena after Arjen Robben had seen an earlier penalty saved.

However, Gian-Luca Itter showed his inexperience with a tug on the Dutchman, handing the visitors another spot-kick, which Lewandowski expertly tucked past Koen Casteels.

It was the Poland international's 16th goal in 15 Bundesliga matches against Wolfsburg, a record which includes 12 in his last six against the Wolves, and opened up a 21-point advantage over Bayer Leverkusen and RB Leipzig – who take on Eintracht Frankfurt on Monday – at the summit.

Bayern have not suffered defeat since going down 2-1 to Borussia Monchengladbach on November 25 and they will be keen to keep the run going for as long as possible.

On their part, Wolfsburg with one win in their last eight Bundesliga outings ahead of a huge clash with third-bottom Mainz on Friday.