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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich shocked by stunning Bochum upset!

The unthinkable happened in the Bundesliga today as VfL Bochum, considered relegation fodder pre-season, stunned Bayern Munich with a thrilling 3-2 victory. This is a stark turnaround from their previous three meetings, where Bochum conceded a whopping 17 goals without scoring a single one.

From the start, things didn’t seem right for Bayern. They looked nervous and shaky in defense, with Anthony Losilla nearly capitalizing with a headed chance. Bochum, in contrast, were rock-solid at the back, denying even Harry Kane and Matthijs de Ligt with last-ditch interventions.

However, Bayern’s dominance eventually paid off on the 15th minute when Jamal Musiala found space and smashed the ball past Manuel Riemann. But the celebrations were short-lived. A fan-protest delay and a tactical substitution seemed to disrupt Bayern’s rhythm, allowing Bochum to equalize through a precise strike from Takuma Asano.

Incredibly, the lead swung again just six minutes later. Keven Schlotterbeck rose unchallenged to head home a corner, sending the Bochum fans into ecstasy. Despite Bayern pushing hard with 14 minutes of added time, they couldn’t find an equalizer before the break.

Bochum continued their fighting spirit in the second half, even after another interruption. Their defense, marshaled by the tireless Christopher Antwi-Adjei, frustrated Bayern’s attacks. The visitors’ woes deepened when Dayot Upamecano received a second yellow card for a reckless challenge, conceding a penalty which Kevin Stöger coolly converted despite Neuer’s best efforts.

Although Harry Kane pulled one back late on thanks to Mathys Tel’s good work, it wasn’t enough. Bayern suffered their third consecutive defeat across all competitions, their worst run since 2015. This leaves them eight points behind Bayer Leverkusen in the title race.

Meanwhile, Bochum, despite being pre-season relegation favorites, are now unbeaten in eight home games, stretching back to November. This historic victory proves they are here to stay and shouldn’t be underestimated.

Man of the Match: Kevin Stöger (VfL Bochum)

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