Bayern held by Leipzig as Bundesliga resumes after 2 months

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — The Bundesliga has restarted after its unprecedented two-month winter break with Bayern Munich and Leipzig grinding out an error-strewn 1-1 draw. Leipzig defender Marcel Halstenberg equalized after Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s first-half strike on Friday as third-place Leipzig stayed six points behind league leader Bayern. Goalkeeper Yann Sommer made his Bayern debut following his transfer from Borussia Mönchengladbach as the injured Manuel Neuer’s replacement on Thursday. But the Swiss goalkeeper had little opportunity to shine in a lackluster encounter. The German league’s winter break was extended to accommodate the World Cup.

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