Bayern Munich survived a loss to hosts Red Bull Salzburg (1-1) after snatching a draw through Frenchman Kingsley Coman in the final minute of the match that carried the two sides together in the first leg of the Champions League final.
The Austrian side went ahead with a stunning goal scored by substitute Adamu with a tight shot against goalkeeper Sven Ulerich in the 21st minute before Frenchman Kingsley Coman snatched the equalizer for the Bavarian team in the 90th minute.
With this draw, Bayern went on a 22-game unbeaten streak away from home in the Champions League, with their last loss going back to the group stage against Paris Saint-Germain in September 2017, the longest in the history of the tournament.
Bayern Munich, the 2020 champions, went into their match against Salzburg as a candidate to reach the quarter-finals but bumped into a fighting team until the last breath.
Bayern finished the group stage with six wins, including two against Barcelona, to repeat what they also did in the 2019-2020 season when they went on to win the final at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain.
Red Bull Salzburg was the surprise of the first round, reaching the knockout stages of the most important continental tournament for the first time in their history when they finished second in their group behind France’s Lille and above Spain’s Sevilla.
The two teams met in the group stage last season and the Bavarian side emerged victorious in both games (6-2 and 3-1).
The second meeting between the two teams will be held at the stadium “Allianz Arena” in Munich on the 8th of March.