Bundesliga round-up: 4th March

If you follow the Bundesliga, you’ll understand that Die Klassiker is one of the biggest games in the league, and it happened tonight. Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich. Tonight’s big game went to the league leaders, Bayern. 

Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Bayern Munich

In the 36th minute, Robert Lewandowski struck against his former colleagues as Bayern kept their 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga in tact. Just past the hour mark, Marco Reus had the chance to put his side back in the game, but had to watch his un-balanced shot go wide of the left post. Late on, Mats Hummels also could of grabbed a point for the hosts, but he couldn’t find the target either. The last big threat from the hosts came from the German Reus again, his powerful free-kick was saved by Manuel Neuer. 

Hoffenheim 1-4 Borussia Monchengladbach 

Fabian Johnson played a blinder for Gladbach against his former team today, the midfielder has come under some criticism from the American press. Gladbach are keeping up with the likes of Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen, who both won today also. Patrick Hermann found the net twice, Max Kruse and  Raffael scored in the 1st half. Against the run of play, Sven Schipplock did give the hosts the lead, but it went downhill from there. 

Wolfsburg 3-1 Stuttgart

Ricardo Rodriguez bagged 2 goals for the hosts today in an comfortable victory over Stuttgart. Andre Schurrle then found the net for the first time since switching to Wolfsburg from Chelsea in January. Martin Harnik pegged the scores back to 1-1 initially for the visitors. 

Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 Hamburg 

Both Gonzalo Castro and Stefan Kiessling each netted 2 goals each  in Bayer Leverkusen’s 4-0 controlling victory over struggling Hamburg.

Frankfurt 2-2 Hannover 96

Madlung gave the hosts the lead in the 27th minute. They then made it 2-0 in the 54th minute through Aigner. Then, Hannover got themselves back in the game through Marcelo and Ya Konan. 

Freiburg 1-0 FC Koln 

The one and only goal in this game came in the 37th minute, and was from Frantz. Apart from that, this game wasn’t one to watch. 

Werder Bremen 0-0 Manz 05

We will put this one down as the let-down of the night, a boring 0-0 draw. 

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