Saturday in Bundesliga: Kane scores as Bayern win, Leverkusen go top

Saturday in Bundesliga: Kane scores as Bayern win, Leverkusen go top

Harry Kane scored his ninth goal in eight league matches as Bayern Munich won 3-1 at Mainz on Saturday, after Bayer Leverkusen returned to the top of the table by winning at Wolfsburg.

Kane headed in from close range after Kingsley Coman had given Bayern an early lead, continuing his stunning form since leaving Tottenham in the summer.

Mainz, who had won their previous three home league matches against the perennial German champions, pulled one back just before half-time when Anthony Caci blasted home.

Early in the second half, Mainz defender Stefan Bell was centimetres away from equalising for the home side but shot wide on the counter.

Bayern however launched a counter of their own, Leon Goretzka slamming in from outside the box for the visitors’ third to put the game to bed.

Kane admitted Bayern “rode our luck at times” but told Sky Germany “it’s an important away win.”

“I still feel like there’s room for improvement — I’m still

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