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Last-minute Luca gives Bayern victory

SoccerNews in Bundesliga 5 Dec 2008

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Italian striker Luca Toni scored an injury-time winner to give Bayern Munich a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Hoffenheim on Friday to pull level with their opponents at the top of the Bundesliga.

In front of a 69,000 sell-out crowd at the Allianz Arena, little Hoffenheim, who started the day with a three-point lead over their illustrious opponents, proved their lofty position was no fluke when they grabbed a 49th-minute lead.

Bosnian striker Vedad Ibisevic, the league's top scorer, hit the target to register his 18th goal in 16 matches for a team who were playing in the third division just two seasons ago.

The village team, bankrolled by multi-millionaire businessman Dietmar Hopp, had opportunities to add to their score and were made to pay for their wastefulness when Philipp Lahm levelled for Bayern on the hour mark.

Toni then stunned Hoffenheim with his last-gasp winner scoring his eight goal of the campaign.

Both sides are locked on 34 points but Hoffenheim remain top on goal difference.

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