Hertha Berlin 2-3 Bayern: The Old Lady just unable to stop Bayern in their tracks

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Hertha were defeated at home by Bayern Munich at the Olympiastadion on Saturday. Hertha were looking to get back to winning ways after losing their last match 1-0 to Werder Bremen. Bayern were coming from consecutive wins against Mainz and Hoffenheim. Hertha and Bayern sit 14th, (11 points) and 1st, (28 points), spots respectively, after 13 matches.

The first half of the match started well for Bayern, when Jamal Musiala gave them the lead, 12 minutes in. The Reds looked to have the match under control when they scored again to grab the advantage, thanks to a goal from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in the 37th minute to establish a 2-0. Bayern looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a 2nd effort from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, at 38 minutes to establish a 3-0. However, The Old Lady refused to lie down and managed to pull back a goal from Dodi Lukebakio in the 40th minute. Hertha then scored once more and pull-back thanks to a penalty goal from Davie Selke just before half-time, which saw the first half end 3-2. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 3-2 at full time.

Substitutions for Hertha included Chidera Ejuke, Wilfried Kanga, Maximilian Mittelstadt, Myziane Maolida and Kevin-Prince Boateng for Suat Serdar, Davie Selke, Marvin Plattenhardt, Marco Richter and Lucas Tousart, respectively. Bayern replaced Kingsley Coman, Lucas Hernandez, Leroy Sane and Marcel Sabitzer with Sadio Mane, Alphonso Davies, Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka.

Hertha will next travel to Stuttgart, while Bayern will face Werder Bremen at home.

Technical card:
Hertha:Oliver Christensen, Jonjoe Kenny, Marc Kempf, Agustin Rogel, Marvin Plattenhardt (Maximilian Mittelstadt, min.64), Dodi Lukebakio, Suat Serdar (Chidera Ejuke, min.64), Jean-Paul Boetius, Lucas Tousart (Kevin-Prince Boateng, min.85), Marco Richter (Myziane Maolida, min.78) and Davie Selke (Wilfried Kanga, min.64)
Bayern Munich:Manuel Neuer, Noussair Mazraoui, Dayot Upamecano, Benjamin Pavard, Alphonso Davies (Lucas Hernandez, min.64), Serge Gnabry (Leroy Sane, min.74), Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka (Marcel Sabitzer, min.78), Jamal Musiala, Sadio Mane (Kingsley Coman, min.64) and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Stadium:the Olympiastadion
Goals:Jamal Musiala (0-1, min. 12), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (0-2, min. 37), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (0-3, min. 38), Dodi Lukebakio (1-3, min. 40) and Davie Selke (2-3, min. 45)