The same stage today also saw Intracht Frankfurt draw with Werder Bremen 1/1 and Augsburg won 3/1 against Leipzig.
At the “Rhein Energy” stadium, Bayern went into the game without their famous Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, who was rested by coach Hanzi Flick, the coach of the team.
But Bayern did not find much difficulty in winning against his host to raise his tally to 15 points and advance to the top of the competition table by goal difference only against Borussia Dortmund after each of them achieved their fourth and fifth victories in a row in exchange for one defeat by each of them in the six matches they have played in the competition so far.
Leipzig (13 points) can regain the lead if it wins against Borussia Monchengladbach in another match today at the same stage.
Bayern ended the first half in his favor with two clean goals scored by Thomas Muller and Serge Nabry in the 13th minute from a penalty kick and the first of the extra time for this half.
In the second half, Dominic Drexler scored a face-saving goal for Cologne in the 83rd minute, but he did not save it from defeat, as Colón’s balance stuck at two points in the sixteenth place.
After Borussia Dortmund faced difficulty in shaking the net of host Armenia Bielefeld during the first half, which ended in a goalless draw, defender Mats Hummels led the team to victory with two goals scored in minutes 53 and 71, to freeze Bielefeld’s balance at four points in the fourteenth place.
And at the Impuls Arena, Augsburg defeated its home side Mainz 3-1.
Augsburg won in the final minutes after the match was on its way to ending in a draw.
Augsburg advanced with a goal by Robin Vargas in the 40th minute, as the landlords ended the first half with a goal without response.
Karim Onisio scored the equalizer for Mainz in the 64th minute, but Andre Hahn took on the championship and returned two goals to Augsburg in the 80th and 90th minutes.
The victory raised Augsburg to ten points in fourth place and Mainz remained without points in the last eighteenth place.
At the Commerzbank Arena, Eintracht Frankfurt tied 1-0 at home Werder Bremen.
Werder Bremen advanced with a goal through Joshua Sargent in the 51st minute, but Andre Silva equalized for the hosts in the 65th minute.
The win brought Bremen to nine points in seventh place, on goal difference from eighth-place Frankfurt.