Berlin (AFP) – Defending champions Bayern Munich clear the weekend with three points at the top of the Bundesliga after rivals Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg are defeated on Saturday.
Midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud wins first half yellow card with 1-0 defeat at Borussia Mönchengladbach without injuring star striker Erling Haaland and club captain Marco Reus I sent two.
Previously, Wolfsburg lost 3-1 at Hoffenheim, dropping to 3rd place with a goal difference from Bayer Leverkusen and losing 2nd place. Bayer Leverkusen is the youngest Bundesliga 10-goal milestone, with 18-year-old German representative Florian Wirtz defeating Mainz 1-0.
Visitors struggled in front of the goal as Mönchengladbach fans whistled when Dortmund coach Marco Rose returned to Borussia Park after injuring both Harland and Reus during Friday training. .. ..
The match was decided shortly before half-time, with Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria defeating England midfielder Jude Bellingham to take the lead with the first clear chance of the match.
Emotions grew and referee Deniz Aytekin issued eight yellow cards, two of which were shown to Dahoud.
He was booked early for fouling Gladbach captain Lars Stindl and was sent off 40 minutes later due to a late tackle to US defender Joe Scally.
Dortmund wasted a chance to grab a slow equalizer when Belgian winger Thorgan Hazard headed for an additional time.
Harland and Reus faced a fight against time to compete in the Champions League match on Tuesday, and Saturday’s victory raised Haaland from relegation to 11th place.
Wolfsburg took the lead in Sinsheim when winger Ridle Baku fired a stunning long range shot from the left side, but Andrej Kramarić, Christoph Baumgartner and Pavel Kadeřábek scored three goals for Hoffenheim. I mentioned it.
“I’m sorry I didn’t score points, but Hoffenheim was very efficient and was better than us in that respect,” said Wolfsburg head coach Mark van Bommel in the first league. After the defeat, he said.
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RB Leipzig gained long-awaited confidence by beating Hertha Berlin 6-0 before the home champions league match against Bruges on Tuesday.
Three losses in the opening five games and a 6-3 thrashing in Manchester City, Europe, put pressure on Leipzig coach Jesse Marsch.
The Americans switched Danish forward Yussuf Poulsen ahead of schedule by fighting new striker André Silva.
Paulsen worked with French winger Christopher Nkunku to create a turmoil in Hertha’s defense.
Nkunku stands out with two goals and two assists, and Paulsen, Nordi Mukiele, Emil Forsberg and Amadou Haidara are also on the scoresheet.
Union Berlin have been undefeated in the last 20 home league games after defeating the capital Bielefeld 1-0.
Substitute striker Kevin Behrens stepped out of the bench and claimed Bundesliga’s first goal only in his fourth union match.
However, the victory was overshadowed by the injury of union defender Timo Baumgartl, who was knocked out in the first half of the collision and taken to the hospital.
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