Football: Bayern leave it late to preserve unbeaten record
Published on Jan 30, 2014 5:55 AM
BERLIN (AFP) - Two late goals preserved champions Bayern Munich's record unbeaten league run on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014, as they came from behind to beat Stuttgart 2-1 and extend the streak to 43 matches.
Thiago Alcantara's winner, which also marked his first goal for Bayern, was a superb volley in the third minute of time added on giving the champions their 16th win in 18 matches.
Bayern were 14 minutes from seeing their record run - dating back to October 2012 - come to an end before Claudio Pizarro's equaliser cancelled out Vedad Ibisevic's first-half goal.
This was a rearranged fixture from December when Bayern were in Morocco winning the Club World Cup, but the Bavarians did not have things their own way for a change.
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