Bayern Munich top German league after narrow win as Sane scores historic goal
Leroy Sane nets to help Bayern Munich beat Arminia Bielefeld 1-0; Bayern score 102 league goals in 2021 calendar year
German football star Leroy Sane saved Bayern Munich on Saturday by scoring the winner and only goal in a Bundesliga match against Arminia Bielefeld.
Bayern Munich came away with an important 1-0 win at Allianz Arena to top the league table before a critical Der Klassiker, or The Classic against title contenders Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park on Dec. 4.
Sane scored the powerful left-footed long shot goal in the 71st minute to seal the victory.
It was a historic goal for the club.
With the goal, Bayern Munich scored the 102 league goals in the 2021 calendar year to set a Bundesliga record.
The previous record-holder was Koln in 1977.
Bayern Munich have 31 points in 13 weeks in the league.
Second-place Borussia Dortmund collected 30 points and is chasing their rivals.
Arminia Bielefeld are in the relegation zone with nine points.
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