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Bayern Munich defeat RB Leipzig in nine-goal thriller

Arjen Robben scored the winner. Photo: AP

Arjen Robben scored deep into stoppage time as Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich twice battled back from two goals down to clinch a spectacular 5-4 victory over ambitious RB Leipzig.

The hosts, who will finish a distant second behind Bayern, were ahead as early as the second minute through Marcel Sabitzer, and although Robert Lewandowski equalised, further strikes from Timo Werner - from the penalty spot - and Yussuf Poulsen appeared to have put Leipzig in control.

Thiago closed the gap to a single goal once more before Werner's second made it 4-2 to the hosts.

Late drama followed, however, with Lewandowski reducing the deficit once more and David Alaba levelling things up in the first minute of stoppage time before Robben's left-footed strike five minutes later snatched an unlikely win and ensured Bayern sit 13 points clear of their rivals with one game left.

RB Leipzig thought they were heading for victory. Credit: AP