Bayern Munich may very well be deducted factors after a mixup with their substitutions throughout their win towards Freiburg on Saturday.
The runaway league leaders had been comfy 4-1 victors away to the European hopefuls on Saturday, however there was a flashpoint late on after they had twelve gamers on the pitch.
Confusion reigned after the fourth official held up the fallacious quantity on the board when Bayern supposed to make a double substitution within the dying minutes. Niklas Sule and Marcel Sabitzer got here on, however solely Corentin Tolisso left the sphere as a result of Kingsley Coman didn’t understand he was supposed to return off.
The referee did not understand the error and continued to play for 17 seconds with the twelve gamers earlier than Freiburg alerted the officers to the error; the transfer led to a protracted delay as Bayern was restored to the right quantity.
The consequence may now be overturned however supervisor Nagelsmann thinks it was an trustworthy mistake.
“Coco Tolisso had abdomen issues and bumped into the tunnel. The fourth official confirmed the fallacious quantity and Kingsley Coman did not know he needed to go off. Errors occur,” Nagelsmann mentioned at full-time.
“He was eight seconds or so on the sphere, then, I do not suppose he even touched the ball. From the purpose of honest sport, there was nothing that speaks towards it having been a good recreation,” the supervisor mentioned.
The win noticed Bayern prolong their lead on the prime of the Bundesliga standings to 9 factors, with second-placed Borussia Dortmund getting thumped 4-1 by RB Leipzig later within the day.