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RECAP: Munich Destroy Leipzig 4-1

Bayern Munich handed RB Leipzig a devastating loss that showed the Bavarian might and raises questions about Jesse Marsch's ability to coach a team at the Bundesliga level. They were dominated at home in front of a sold out crowd in East Germany which showcased the not just the class of Munich but also their ability to acquire players, many of whom found Leipzig to be their home just last season. 

Munich took the lead in the 12th minute when Robert Lewandowski converted a penalty opportunity. From there the reigning Bundesliga champions continued to threaten the Leipzig backline, creating chances but not being able to convert. That changed in the second half when they notched three more goals over the second 45 minutes.

It began with Jamal Musiala cutting through the Leipzig defense and burying a cross from wingback Alphonso Davies. From there Musiala turned into a provider when he assisted on Munich's third goal, scored by Leroy Sane. The leaders capped off their night with a stoppage time goal to move themselves back up the table.

For Leipzig, they were unable to control portions of the game. While they did have chances, Andre Silva was unable to convert. The team's only goal came from defensive midfielder Konrad Laimer, who scored a howler of an effort from just outside the box. 

The loss drops Leipzig to 13th place and hands them their third loss in four games this season. Marsch's road will only get more difficult from here as the club travels to Manchester to face Pep Guardiola and Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League.

Starting XI:

RB Leipzig: Gulacsi; Mukiele, Orban (80' Klostermann), Simakan, Angelino (59' Gvardiol), Laimer (59' Haidara), Kampl, Szoboszlai, Olmo (59' Forsberg), Nkunku, Silva (71' Poulsen)

Bayern Munich: Neuer; Pavard (75' Sule), Upamecano, Hernandez, Davies, Kimmich, Goretzka, Gnabry (45' Musiala), Muller (75' Stanisic, Sane, Lewandowski (59' Maxim Choupo-Moting)

Scoring Summary:
12' (Bayern Munich) Robert Lewandowski - PK
47' (Bayern Munich) Jamal Musiala assisted by Alphonso Davies
54' (Bayern Munich) Leroy Sane assisted by Jamal Musiala
58' (RB Leipzig) Konrad Laimer unassisted
90' (Bayern Munich) Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

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