Borussia Dortmund – Hertha BSC 2:2 (1:1)

The BVB started brilliantly and seemed to have the offensive momentum of the last game last Wednesday, Atletico 4:0 to Madrid was sent back to take. The Berlin stopped after ten minutes of confusion, then better, but the guide hit by Jadon Sancho, after being played in by Mario Gotze fell consequently (27. Minute). Shortly before that, the Englishman had scored a wonder strike by hack trick, but the match was paint-by-video evidence because of a mini offside position from the template transmitter Marco Reus, however, well known. A loss of the ball from Mahmoud Dahoud invited Hertha but then for the equaliser, Salomon Kalou turned in the lock free-standing in front of BVB goalkeeper Roman Bürki (41.).

The gates of Jadon Sancho was not enough

those Who had expected the Dortmund of the forces of wear, after the break, deceived. The Borussia remained dominant, won some good opportunities and came through the second regular hit of Sancho, to re-guide (61.). BVB stood in the result of defensive back better, and allowed only a few dangerous attacks. However, in the final phase of the Berlin were getting better and better and came to two major opportunities by the substitute Davie Selke and Kalou (88./89.), marriage referee Sascha Stegemann decided to Foul by Dan-Axel Zagadou to Selke in the penalty. Again Kalou turned (90.+1) and ended the winning streak of Dortmund. The BVB remains the table leaders, but is only two points ahead of FC Bayern.

FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern München 1:2 (0:1)

The Munich, the third away to have won the game in a row. Thus, the Team of coach Niko Kovac after the media backlash of the executives Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness has found a week ago, finally back on track. In the table, Bayern are only two points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund and are for the time being, in addition, again in second place.

Similar to the one in the Champions League in Athens, but it was not a completely convincing performance of Bavaria, which occurred again very dominant in attack but still the right game idea search. Leon Goretzka put the visitors in front with a remarkable volley in the lead (39.), the passivity of Niklas Süle gave the FSV, but the lucky equaliser (48.). After that, Bayern took a few minutes to find again, but it was Thiago (62.), slowed down the Mainzer recovery. In the first pass, the Spaniard had been deprived of a hit after the use of video evidence.

Hannover 96 – FC Augsburg 1:2 (0:1)

Hannover want to solve with the second home win in a row from the relegation zone, but the early goal from Rani Khedira (8. Minute) brought 96 completely from the concept. Up to the break, not much happened, with the converted penalty kick by Alfed Finnbogason, the game was decided (63.). Hannover drew to the goal of Ihlas Bebou hope, but it remained in the defeat. In the table 96 is the place with six points to the relegation, can be overtaken in the evening, but from VfB Stuttgart.

Fortuna Düsseldorf – VfL Wolfsburg 0:3 (0:1)

newly promoted Düsseldorf, the fifth in the Bundesliga has lost game in a row and continues to the end of the table. After the 1:7 at Eintracht Frankfurt, players from the Fortuna reparation had promised, were themselves on the offensive rarely. The preliminary decision by the end of the gate was a hand penalty, the striker Rouwen Hennings had to get in a defensive action in a free kick wall with the Ball of the slightly outstretched Arm. Wolfsburg’s Wout Weghorst turned safe (41.). Düsseldorf stumbled and conceded a further two goals from Josip Brekalo (73.) and Daniel Ginczek (80.). The VfL is with twelve points in the middle of the table.


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