Bayern pulls off injury-time draw in Berlin in Bundesliga


AP

Published 11:58 a.m. ET Feb. 18, 2017 | Updated 16 minutes ago

BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski struck in the sixth minute of injury time for Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich to draw at Hertha Berlin 1-1 and avoid to its second defeat on Saturday.

Lewandowski rifled in the ball after Arjen Robben’s effort was blocked on the line, setting off celebrations cut short amid initial confusion over whether the goal stood.

Hertha had long been calling for the final whistle — five minutes of injury time were indicated — but Bayern’s last chance came when Peter Pekarik fouled Kingsley Coman on the edge of the penalty area. Thiago Alcantara sent the ball in for Robben to shoot. Lewandowski’s goal was eventually confirmed.

“Our goal was deserved,” Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti said. “It’s a fair result in the end.”

It was the latest goal scored in the Bundesliga since records were kept in 1992,…

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