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Bayern Munich Knocked out of Major League

Defending champions of the German Bundesliga and Uefa Champions League Bayern Munich suffered a shocking loss to lower-league side as they knocked them out of the German Cup.

The first time Bayern Munich is suffering such humiliation in 12-years, the last time they saw such was in 2004. The Garman giants were stunned by second-tier side Holstein Kiel in a penalty shootout.

Bayern Munich who is the defending champions of the cup were seconds away from winning before Hauke Wahl scored a supprised shoulder goal with seconds to go.

Serge Gnabry opened the scoring for Bayern before former Manchester City German forward Leroy Sane doubled the lead with a brilliant free-kick. Fin Bartels opened the scoring for the lower-league side.

Bayern Munich Suffers Deep Form Loss

The game ended in a stalemate as they headed into penalties. The first ten penalties in the shootout were all scored, but Kiel goalkeeper Ioannis Gelios denied Marc Rota, as Bartels scored the winner for his side.

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Kiel goalkeeper Ioannis Gelios and his team-mates

Their last defeat by a lower-league side was in 2003-04 when they lost 2-1 to Alemannia Aachen a second league side in the quarter-finals. The lower league side Kiel has never played in the Bundesliga in its current format, and are third in the second tier.

Bayern form keeps dropping, and it has been raising questions as they were stunned from 2-0 win to 3-2 loss in their last league game.

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