Tolisso stunner sends Bayern joint-top
Bayern Munich capitalised on a slip-up from Borussia Dortmund to go level at the top of the Bundesliga with a 1-0 victory over 10-man Hamburg at Volksparkstadion.
Corentin Tolisso’s second goal of the season was enough to earn Bayern a third successive triumph under Jupp Heynckes and leave the hosts winless in seven.
The Bavarian giants stay second in the table, but they now only trail Dortmund on goal difference after Peter Bosz’s side let a two-goal lead slip to draw away at Eintracht Frankfurt earlier on Saturday.
Bayern beat Freiburg 5-0 and Celtic 3-0 in their previous two outings but came up against a Hamburg side that proved tough to break down until Gideon Jung was sent off for a lunge on Kingsley Coman six minutes before half-time.
Tolisso struck seven minutes into the second half and the champions shut the door on Hamburg, with only the upright denying the French midfielder a second as Heynckes’ 100 per cent record remains in tact.