Ramy Bensebaini scored an injury-time penalty as Borussia Monchengladbach beat Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich 2-1 in a thrilling top-of-the-table clash yesterday.
Bayern, who lost at home to Bayer Leverkusen last weekend, dominated the first half but could not open the scoring until shortly after the restart, with Ivan Perisic on target with a fine finish.
Their lead was short-lived at Borussia-Park, however, as Bensebaini’s header drew Gladbach level within 11 minutes to set up a gripping finale.
Javi Martinez conceded a late penalty for fouling Marcus Thuram – and was sent off – with Bensebaini staying cool to beat Manuel Neuer and leave Bayern seven points behind leaders Gladbach.
Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski missed early chances as Bayern made a bright start.
Interim head coach Hansi Flick reshuffled his Bayern side when Corentin Tolisso…