Four takeaways as Bayern Munich drop points against RB Leipzig

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MUNICH, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 09: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig, Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Munich and Lukas Klostermann of RB Leipzig controls the ball during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and RB Leipzig at Allianz Arena on February 9, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich missed out on the chance to go top after sharing points with and RB Leipzig.

Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig played out an exciting goalless draw at Allianz Arena on Sunday. Both sides had their fair share of chances in front of the goal, but both drew blanks on the score sheet.

Die Roten was dominant in both possession and pass completion percentage and had more shots than Leipzig but could use these statistical advantages for their benefit (WhoScored). This match was end to end from start to finish, with both teams applying a lot of pressure from the beginning.

Bayern Munich remains first in the Bundesliga, one point ahead of second-placed RB Leipzig, and has a goal differential of +35 compared to Leipzig’s +28 (WhoScored). With both teams entering a busy part of their schedule, this match was a great chance for one team to take command of the table and go into the Champions League with some confidence.

Up next for Bayern is Koln next Sunday, and for Leipzig, they host Werder Bremen on Saturday. Both teams look to stay in good form and challenge for the title until the day a winner has been announced. Here are four takeaways from their match on Sunday.

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