Joshua Kimmich saved his team, Bayern Munich, from an imminent loss, and gave him a 1-1 draw against Cologne, with a fatal goal in the 90th minute, on Tuesday, in the seventeenth stage of the German Football League.

Bayern Munich raised its score to 36 points, 4 points ahead of Leipzig, who advanced to second place temporarily, by beating Schalke 04 6-1 earlier today. While Eintracht Frankfurt, the third, faces the fifth, Freiburg, with 30 points each, and Union Berlin, the fourth, also plays the same balance with Werder Bremen on Wednesday, and Cologne ranks tenth with 21 points.

Tunisian international Elias Al-Sakhiri, who participated with his country in the World Cup in Qatar, scored the first goal for Colin in the fourth minute, and after great pressure, Kimmich scored the equalizing goal for the German champion in the last ten seasons (90).

The Bavarian giants failed for the second match in a row since the resumption of the German league matches after the end of the winter break that followed the 2022 World Cup competitions, to win, after they tied in the previous stage against Leipzig with the same result.

Bayern played the match without a number of its stars, led by veteran goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who will be absent until the end of the season due to a broken leg, in addition to Senegalese Sadio Mane and French Lucas Hernandez.

Colin surprised his strong opponent, after just 4 minutes of the match, after a turbulence inside the Bavarian region after a corner kick, so Julian Shabo hit the ball with his head to reach the feet of Al-Sakhiri, who followed it into the goal.

Bayern took possession of the ball by 80 percent in search of an equalizer, but all his attempts failed, before international Kimmich saved him with a missile shot into the far corner (90).

Leipzig advanced to second place temporarily, by defeating Schalke 04 6-1.

Spanish midfielder Dani Olmo starred in the ranks of Leipzig by scoring a goal (83) and passing two crucial balls, while Portuguese striker Andre Silva took turns scoring two goals (7 and 44), Benjamin Henrich (15), Timo Werner (45 + 2). And the Danish Yusuf Poulsen (89). While the only goal for Schalke was scored by Soichiro Kozuki (56).

Leipzig has not lost in its last 15 matches in all competitions, specifically since last September 22, when it won 12 and drew three.

Silva opened the scoring after seven minutes, after ignoring his single teammate Werner, who returned to the starting lineup after his absence due to the injury that also kept him from the World Cup in Qatar at the end of last year, in a counterattack by Leipzig before he fired a long ball into the goal.

And the guests scored again from a counter-attack after eight minutes, thanks to Olmo’s pass to Henrich in the middle of large empty spaces.

Olmo almost scored himself after a powerful shot was pushed away by Schalke 04 goalkeeper Alex Schollow, before Silva easily followed it into the goal (44).

Werner scored the fourth goal for his team in stoppage time in the first half, after he followed Olmo’s cross (45 + 2).

Schalke 04, bottom of the standings with 9 points and threatened with relegation, was met with boos from its fans as he entered the dressing room, and the homeowners were able to score a goal of honor thanks to Kozuki at the start of the second half (56), but Leipzig quickly confirmed its grip on the match with two goals through Olmo (83). and Paulsen (89).

Wolfsburg scored a landslide victory at the expense of its host, Hertha Berlin, 5-0.

Wolfsburg continued its quest to approach the qualifying centers for the Champions League, as it ranks sixth with 29 points, while Hoffenheim remained in the seventeenth place with 14 points.

Hoffenheim also snatched a fatal draw against Stuttgart 2-2, and Hoffenheim occupies the thirteenth place with 19 points, while Stuttgart is in the fourteenth place with 16.

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