Borussia Dortmund is the autumn Champions in the Bundesliga. Two game days before the end of the Hinserie is clear that BVB are on the first place of the table in the on 24. December the beginning of the end of winter break. After the 2:1 (2:1)-victory against Werder Bremen, Dortmund, nine points ahead of the pursuers Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayern München. The goals against Bremen scored by Paco Alcácer (19. Minute) and Marco Reus (27.). Max Kruse scored for Werder (35.).

After the table had played second Gladbach in the afternoon in Hoffenheim draw, knew of the BVB, a draw against Bremen would be enough for the first autumn championship since 2011.

Nevertheless, the team of coach Lucien Favre played from the beginning, as if it were everything. After a Bremen corner six Dortmund’s lightning countered quickly, Alcácer lobbed the Ball over goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka across – but Davy Klaassen saved artist on the goal line. The Dutchman injured and had to be later replaced.

Klaassen injured out – a Minute later the 1:0

fell Barely gone was Klaassen from the square, went of the BVB in the lead. After a free-kick from Raphael Guerreiro headed Alcácer the Ball placed in the right corner of the net. It was the twelfth duty of goal for the Spaniard this season. Eight minutes later it was Reus after a double pass with Jadon Sancho on 2:0.

The Dortmund’s Superiority was oppressive, the 3:0 the rail before the break. But instead, Kruse for the guests met at once. According to a filing by Ludwig Augustinsson the striker set up a Dropkick with links from 20 meters in the left-hand angle.

After the break, Kruse had a Chance for 2:2 to compensate. But BVB Keeper Roman Bürki was able to fend off the conclusion just to the corner. After that, a lot of Dangerous came from Werder. On the Dortmund side, Sancho, failed free-standing in front of Pavlenka. So it remained at 2:1 for the table leaders. The fall champion will on Tuesday at Fortuna Düsseldorf. Werder Bremen will play on Wednesday against TSG Hoffenheim.

Borussia Dortmund – Werder Bremen 2:1 (2:1)
1:0 Alcácer (19.)
2:0 Reus (27.)
2:1 Kruse (35.)
Borussia Dortmund Bürki – Piszczek, Akanji, Diallo, Hakimi – Witsel, Delaney – Sancho (90. Philipp), Reus, Guerreiro (89. Pulisic) – Alcácer (81. Götze)
Werder Bremen: Pavlenka – Gebres Selassie, Langkamp, Moisander, Augustinsson – Eggestein (83. Sargent), Sahin, Klaassen (18. Möhwald) – Kruse – Harnik, Rashica (73. Osako)
Yellow cards: Delaney / Langkamp, Harnik, Möhwald, Sargent
referee: wink


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