The only goal of the match was scored by Rafael Gereiro a few seconds into the second half. Thomas Tuchel’s team completely dominated Union Berlin in front of a full stadium at the Allianz Arena. Despite numerous chances in front of the rival’s goal, Bayern failed to secure a more convincing triumph. With this victory and 18 games played, Bayern closed the gap to four points behind Bundesliga leader Bayer Leverkusen, who has 48 points. Meanwhile, Union Berlin sits in 15th place with only 14 points.