As it happened: Hertha Berlin 0-1 Bayern Munich: Coman's effort moves Bayern 10 points clear
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22:018 months ago

That's all!

That's it from me! Enjoy your weekend, everyone. Thank you very much for your company tonight as Munich stole a march on the chasing pack before they fly to Qatar for the Club World Cup.
22:008 months ago

Disappointment for Hertha

There's no reward for Hertha Berlin, despite battling on for their credit in the second half.

If Bielefeld get a point against Werder Bremen on Sunday, the team from the capital will drop into the bottom three.

21:588 months ago

Unconvincing Bayern march on

It wasn't pretty, and yet again Bayern fail to be consistent across 90 minutes, but Hansi Flick's side move 10 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.

Kingsley Coman's effort in the first half proved to be the difference, with Matheus Cunha missing a great chance to earn the hosts a point late on.

21:568 months ago


It wasn't convincing, but Bayern Munich seal all three points in Berlin tonight
21:538 months ago

Added time

90 | THREE added minutes here for Hertha to find the equaliser
21:518 months ago


89 | Hertha should be level. Guendouzi lifts the ball over to Cunha who breaks from inside his own half to go through on goal, leaving Alaba in his tracks. However, one on one with Neuer he lifts the ball over the keeper but just wide of the far post
21:498 months ago


87 | Radonjic does well down the left and breaks past Pavard and then beats Alaba but his firm effort is straight at Neuer
21:488 months ago

Munich sub

86 | Choupo-Moting comes on for goalscorer Coman in a late substitution for Munich
21:438 months ago

Hertha double change

81 | Sami Khedira returns to the Bundesliga, and he comes on for Ascacibar.

Leckie also comes on in place of Lukebakio late on here for Hertha

21:398 months ago

Jarstein saves

76 | Hertha get caught in possession and Muller releases Lewandowski, but his low drive is cleared by the feet of Jarstein
21:358 months ago

Munich double switch

73 | Tolisso and Costa come on for Sane and Gnabry as Flick makes a double substitution
21:318 months ago

Berlin break

68 | Half a chance for the hosts. Guendouzi is played through but from a tight angle, his effort is kept out by the legs of Neuer at his near post
21:278 months ago

Berlin still in the game

64 | Under half an hour to go here and its still only 1-0 to Bayern, with a combination of poor finishing and good determination keeping the hosts in the game
21:268 months ago

Hertha sub

63 | Radonjic comes on for his debut, replacing Piatek. The playmaker joined Berlin from Marseille in January
21:188 months ago

Hertha change

56 | Guendouzi comes on to replace the cautioned Derida
21:118 months ago

Gnabry effort

47 | Jarstein does just about enough to turn Gnabry's effort wide of the post as Bayern break forward
21:088 months ago


We're underway for the second half in Berlin
20:518 months ago


Bayern are good value for their lead, with Hertha doing well on the counter with no reward. Coman's deflected effort is the difference, with Lewandowski also seeing a penalty saved in the first half.
20:508 months ago

Gnabry goes close

45 | Jarstein almost gets caught out as Gnabry beats the Hertha keeper to a long ball, but his header drops just wide
20:498 months ago

Neuer saves

44 | Lukebakio has a go from a free-kick just outside the area, but Neuer is across well to save, albeit at the second attempt after spilling the initial effort
20:448 months ago

Decent opening

42 | Berlin get themselves in a good area as Cunha find Piatek, but after shifting the ball onto his right foot he gets his shot all wrong as he skews it well wide
20:438 months ago

Yellow card

41 | Caution to Darida after dissent for a decision going against Hertha as Bayern were awarded a free kick in midfield
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38 | Munich work the ball out to the left, where Coman's first time cross picks out Lewandowski at the front post but his glancing header is wide of the far corner
20:378 months ago

Both okay

36 | Both appear okay to continue as play restarts
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34 | A slight pause in proceedings as Cunha and Coman both end up on the floor after a coming together
20:328 months ago


31 | Pavard is cautioned for a challenge on Lukebakio in midfield
20:318 months ago

Munich corner

30 | Coman again tries his luck from outside the area, but this time Stark heads his shot behind in the ever-heavier snow
20:278 months ago

Sule knock

25 | A break in play as Sule suffers a head injury in the falling snow in Germany, but play gets back underway
20:258 months ago

Nearly two!

24 | Kimmich plays the ball over the top to Coman, who looks for his and Munich's second but Jarstein thwarts him with a fine save from inside the area
20:248 months ago

Coman strikes

It's the visitors who lead, albeit in fortuitous fashion. Muller finds Coman on the left, who cuts in on his favoured right foot. His shot deflects off Stark as the defender tries to block, and the ball loops over Jarstein and kisses the bar as it dips in
20:228 months ago


21 | GOAL! Kingsley Coman fires Munich in front! 0-1
20:198 months ago


18 | Hernandez whips in a ball from the left, it evades everyone but Muller can't get the decisive touch at the far post on the strech
20:168 months ago

Neuer saves

15 | It's been an entertaining start to this one. Darida finds Piatek inside the Munich area but from 18 yards his effort is turned over the bar by Neuer
20:148 months ago


12 | Well, well - Jarstein redeems himself! It's a collectors item as Lewandowski sees his drive to the keeper's right turned away by the outstretched keeper, making his first league start of the season tonight.
20:128 months ago

Munich penalty

10 | Sane is too quick for Jarstein as he gets to Lewandowski's through ball before the keeper who brings him down for a clear penalty
20:108 months ago

Vital challenge

08 | A missed clearance drops to Gnabry who is through on goal inside the area, but Mittelstadt recovers well to clear on the stretch
20:078 months ago

Munich close

05 | Here come Munich, and Sane finds himself in space but Jarstein does well diving to his right to deny him
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3 | Promising moment for Hertha. Cunha slips in Lukebakio who stays onside, but one on one with Neuer is denied by the foot of the diving keeper.
20:038 months ago


We're underway at Olympiastadion
20:028 months ago

Sane starts

Leroy Sane comes in for Hansi Flick's side, with Sule and Hernandez also starting for visitors Munich
20:018 months ago

Six changes for Berlin

Pal Dardai makes six changes in his first home game in charage, including Jarstein in goal for his first start of the campaign
19:348 months ago

Bayern Munich team sheet

And here's how Munich line up tonight - kick off just under 30 minutes away



19:338 months ago

Hertha Berlin line up

Here's the team news from the hosts tonight



17:378 months ago

Hertha defensive problems

Hertha have the third worst defensive record in the league this season, so while it would be no surprise to see them threaten in behind Bayern's high line on occasion, Robert Lewandowski will be licking his lips at the prospect of extending his record-breaking goalscoring run away from home.
17:368 months ago

Munich injury worries

Bayern, meanwhile, will travel to Berlin without Corentin Tolisso, Javi Martinez, Leon Goretzka and Tanguy Nianzou due to injury.

Hanzi Flick will feel ultra confident of securing a fifth consecutive league win ahead of next week's trip to Qatar for the FIFA Club World Cup.

17:358 months ago

Dardai looking for home comforts

Hertha are likely to remain without Javairo Dilrosun, Dedryck Boyata, Jhon Cordoba and Marvin Plattenhardt due injury.

New boss Dardai will almost certainly stick with Piatek up front after his ultimately fruitless goal against Frankfurt as he looks to cause an upset in his first home game in charge of Hertha.

17:318 months ago

Munich look to extend the gap

Bayern, meanwhile, can extend their lead at the top of the table to 10 points with a victory. Leipzig, however, can reduce the gap back to 7 points when they travel to Schalke tomorrow (Saturday).
17:308 months ago

Concern for Hertha

The hosts are in danger of slipping into the relegation zone this weekend, after picking up only one point from their last five games. Further defeat here and a point for Bielefeld on Sunday will see that happen
02:118 months ago


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