Unstoppable Bayern set for Bundesliga title
The German midfielder took the handle of the game in the first half of the match played at Signal Iduna Park and put the icing on his own cake achieving the 0-1 with which Flick’s men advanced on the brink of rest. Bayern ‘s victory over Borussia Dortmund (0-1); all thanks to a sensational goal by Kimmich (43’) gives the Bavarians a seven-point advantage over the Dortmund.
The lineups did not throw big surprises. Lucien Favre repeated eleven for the third consecutive day. He did without Sancho and the already recovered Witsel and Emre Can. ‘Hansi’ Flick, deprived of Thiago due to injury formed in the double pivot with Kimmich and Goretzka, and entered Gnabry in place of Perisic.
Dortmund started better amassing up to 70% possession. It only took him 31 seconds to craft his first big occasion. Haaland, after a desperate departure from Neuer, forced Boateng to remove the ball under sticks. At 10’came the second warning in the form of an annulled goal Thorgan Hazard was offside after a botched shot by Achraf and Raphael Guerreiro headed the net.
Dortmund was unable to overcome the pressure exerted by Bayern; led by Kimmich, and in the 19 ‘they saw the goal of Burki threatened for the first time. Coman stirred well in the area to assist Gnabry and Piszczek under sticks saved the cross-shot the german international.
Brandt and Hazard were unable to connect with Haaland. Goretzka warned with a shot from outside the box that Burki rejected in the 40′. Haaland and Lewandowski were expected but the one who appeared was the ubiquitous Joshua Kimmich. The ’32’ of Bayern, who missed the company of Thiago with the ball, recovered two balls in the same play to end up beating Burki with a petroleum jelly from the front..