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Bayern Munich Frauen preserve their 12-point lead over VfL Wolfsburg

With VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich Frauen ending their encounter in a 1-1 draw, the Bavarian club consolidated their 12-point lead over second place VfL Wolfsburg, with eight matches left in the domestic season.

Tessa Wullaert's equalizer in the 90th minute halted Bayern Munich's winning streak as she handed a 1-1 draw to VfL Wolfsburg, which although it is not a loss, is still not the result wanted by the title challengers, with the Bavarian club still enjoying a 12-point lead.

The match was fairly balanced, with Thomas Wörle opting for a containing system and counter-attacking when having their dangerous moments. On the other hand, Wolfsburg tried to apply pressure from the early stages and boosted with the support of their fans, they had the best of starts with various shots from outside the box. Norwegian midfielder Caroline Graham Hansen almost broke the deadlock, but her direct free kick hit the post, with no one from her team mates following up the rebound. However, following this occasion, Bayern seemed to have taken under control the match, dictating its tempo and also preventing their opponents from penetrating their defensive line.

The leaders almost forged ahead in the early minutes of the second 45 minutes, when Sara Däbritz's shot went inches wide. Bayern kept on bossing the game and also had a penalty shout when, in the 50th minute, captain Nilla Fischer seemed to have handed the ball in penalty box, but the referee waved away Bayern's protests. A few minutes later, Melanie Behringer broke the deadlock with a low drive shot from outside the box. Wolfsburg's reaction was immediate, but they could not beat Riika Korpela until Wullaert's dramatic equalizer which avoided defeat for the home side.

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