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Bavarian Podcast Works Postgame Show: Bayern Munich hold on to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2

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Time to exhale and take a few deep breaths after holding on in Wolfsburg. THREE POINTS!

VfL Wolfsburg v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images

It wasn’t pretty, but Bayern Munich held on to defeat VfL Wolfsburg away from home 3-2, restoring their gap over RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga table to seven points. The fatigue in Bayern’s squad is still overwhelmingly evident, but a brace from Jamal Musiala and a goal from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting was enough to get past a resilient, resolute Wolfsburg side that has been so impressive in the league this season. All things considered, Hansi Flick will be pleased with the performance despite conceding two goals since they took the huge opportunity for the gap increase over Leipzig since Die Roten Bullen drew 0-0 with TSG Hoffenheim on Friday at the RedBull Arena.

Wolfsburg still holds on to third place in the league since Eintracht Frankfurt was shockingly defeated 4-0 by Borussia Monchengladbach. Wolfsburg still has a one point lead over Frankfurt and has a better goal difference by a total of seven goals. It would’ve been massive for Oliver Glasner’s men to have earned a point against Bayern, but it wasn’t to be in the end despite a valiant effort.

Scoring Summary:

Jamal Musiala (15’), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (24’), Wout Weghorst (35’), Jamal Musiala (37’), Maximilian Philipp (54’)

TEAM STATS (Ordered Wolfsburg:Bayern)

Shots: 8:14

Shots on target: 3:9

Possession: 47%:53%

Passes: 482:540

Fouls: 16:9

Yellow Cards: 2:1

Red Cards: 0


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Yet again, we’re providing you the best audio content by giving you a wrap-up and recap of this most recent match.

In this episode:

Tom discusses:
- The Alaba/Kimmich midfield pivot and its issues
- Wolfsburg’s alternating high press
- The three midfielders behind Weghorst: Victor, Philipp & Baku
- The two mistakes: Casteels and Muller
- Musiala’s brilliance and brace
- Lucas Hernandez’s importance and big challenge in stoppage time
- Bayern’s overall fatigue
- And more!

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