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Bayern Munich Frauen score HUGE 4-2 win over Wolfsburg

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The Frauen toppled the league leaders in an excellent match.

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The FC Bayern Munich Frauen scored a major 4-2 victory yesterday over league leader Wolfsburg in the Allianz Women’s Bundesliga. Wolfsburg is one of the top women’s clubs in the world. FCBayern.com captured some of the post-game reaction from the awesome win.

Thomas Wörle, head coach the FC Bayern Frauen, was pleased with his team’s effort.

We have planned a lot for today and wanted to put everything into balance. We were good in the duels, were very active and could even have made one or two more goals in the first half. Overall, we have worked hard to earn the victory and deserve it.

The two squads are now tied atop the league standings, with Wolfsburg holding the tiebreaker with a goal differential of +48, as opposed to Bayern’s +39. Regardless, the Bayern ladies are showing their true quality.

Stephan Lerch, head coach VfL Wolfsburg, lamented his team’s lack of focus in the first half, but was happy to see his team battle back and make it a close game:

In the first half we were clearly inferior. I was satisfied with our second half, when my team showed a reaction and played very dominant football. Even after a clear (deficit), we did not give up and fought back.

Bayern jumped out to a three-goal lead behind scores from Carina Wenninger (20’), Gina Lewandowski (41’), and an own goal from Wolfsburg’s Babette Peter (64’) before the Wolves came storming back.

Wolfsburg scored two goals in a six-minute span when Nilla Fischer (71’) and Ewa Pajor (77’) cut the Bayern lead to 3-2. An extra time goal from Fridolina Rolfö sealed the victory for Bayern and forced the tie (on points) for first place.

Bayern defender Simone Laudehr felt like her team earned the win through hard work and execution on the field:

We really deserved the win today, although Wolfsburg also showed a good performance. Of course we knew about the strengths of Wolfsburg. But we took them away by playing good pressing and offering them no room. But we gave each other great support today - especially mentally - and fought for each other. So we were able to master the sticky situations in the end.

Lewandowski, a Pennsylvania native who played collegiately at Lehigh University, was proud of her team’s accomplishment, but also knows that the squad must not rest on its laurels:

It was a great game today and just a great day for us. We believed in ourselves and did it. It was incredibly important in the fight for the championship to get these three points. But the season is still long, everything is still possible. Next week against Hoffenheim we have to continue the same. Today we can celebrate, but we can not let it go.