Bundesliga: Leverkusen climb to the league title at the expense of Dortmund | Sports Reports and analysis of the most important sporting events from DW Arabia | DW


Bayer Leverkusen climbed to the title of the German Football League (Bundesliga) by beating home to Borussia Dortmund 1/2 on Tuesday (19 January 2021) in the seventeenth stage of the competition. In other matches, Hoffenheim defeated its host Hertha Berlin 3/0, Wolfsburg beat Mainz 2/0, and Borussia Moenchengladbach defeated its guest Werder Bremen 1/0.

At the Bay Arena, Leverkusen ended the first game with a goal scored by Moussa Diaby in the 14th minute. Julian Brandt equalized for Dortmund in the 67th minute, but Florian Wirtz scored the winning goal for the home side ten minutes before the end.

With this victory, Leverkusen’s score increases to 32 points in second place, on goal difference from Leipzig, third-placed, and four points behind leaders Bayern Munich, while Dortmund’s score stopped at 29 points in fourth place.

Bayern Munich will meet its host Augsburg on Wednesday, while Leipzig will meet its guest, Union Berlin.

At the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Hoffenheim defeated Hertha Berlin with a goal in the first half and two goals in the second half. Sebastian Rudy advanced with a goal per minute 33Then Andrej Kramaric added the second and third goals in the two minutes 68 و 88.

This win raises Hoffenheim’s balance to … 19 A point in the eleventh place, while Herta’s balance stopped at 17 A point in the fourteenth place.

And at the “Opel Arena”, Wolfsburg beat its host Mainz with two goals in the second half, by Bartos Bialik and Voter Figurst in the two minutes. 65 And79Wolfsburg ranked fifth with 29 points, while Mainz remained in the penultimate place with only seven points.

Swiss defender Niko Elvedi also led his team, Borussia Moenchengladbach, to beat Werder Bremen 1-0. Elvidi scored his first goal of the season in the minute 66 From a direct free kick to reverse the course of play. Bremen failed to score after the post blocked Melot Rachica’s shot, while Leonardo Bettencourt’s shot went missing.

Moenchengladbach climbed to seventh with 28 points, while Bremen remained at 18 Point in thirteenth place.



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