attack of the FC Bayern shot: Borussia Dortmund remains at 18. Bundesliga-round leader with a six-point lead. The club won its away game at RB Leipzig 1:0 (1:0), Axel Witsel of victory leading scorer (19. Minute).

On Friday evening the table was set second from Munich Borussia Dortmund with a 3:1 success against Hoffenheim under pressure. Dortmund responded with three points in a competitive game. The club had to go with a setback in the match: Marco Reus failed. The captain stood in the first half of the season in all 17 games on the field, and with eleven goals and seven assists so far, one of the winners of this season.

But other players shaped the Hinserie of the table leader, among other things, Witsel, the Belgians also brought the Borussia in the lead. After a corner kick and a header extension of Lukasz Piszczek Witsel met with a hard shot, the Ball flew from the lower edge of the crossbar and into the goal.

RB loses the connection

After the 1:0 BVB pulled back a little and Leipzig came to more offensive scenes – it was an up-tempo encounter, especially in the second half of the spectacular. For the kick-off RB-professional Marcel Sabitzer provided with a post hit from a short distance (47.), later, the Austrians failed due to a strong block with his of BVB goalkeeper Roman Bürki (74.). Great excitement was in the 63. Minute is incurred, as Bürki with a poor ball, a big chance of Timo Werner had started – without consequences. Dortmund continued in the second half on the counterattack, from substitute Paco Alcácer gave the most dangerous scene shortly before the final whistle.

Thus, the BVB won the first of several heavy away games in the return series. The club enters the second half of the season at home to strong Teams from Frankfurt (20. Round), Munich (28.) and Gladbach (34.) . Leipzig on the other hand loses the connection to the top teams, currently RB is Fourth, 14 points behind BVB.

RB Leipzig – Borussia Dortmund 0:1 (0:1)
0:1 Witsel (19.)
Leipzig : Gulacsi – Klostermann, Konaté, Upamecano, neck tenberg – Demme (82. Cunha), Kampl – Sabitzer, Laimer (88. Augustin) – Poulsen, Werner
Dortmund : Bürki – Piszczek, Weigl, Diallo, Hakimi – Witsel, Delaney – Sancho (88. Wolf), Philipp, Guerreiro (76. Pulisic) – Götze (79. Paco Alcácer)
referee : Aytekin
Yellow cards : Konaté, Upamecano, Poulsen / Sancho, Bürki
audience : 42.000


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