European roundup: Late winner leaves Bayern Munich one win from title


The midfielder struck 4 minutes from time and if they beat Werder Bremen on Tuesday they will seal a 8th succeeding crown.

Leon Goretzka‘s late goal put Bayern Munich one win away from another Bundesliga title after a 2-1 triumph over Borussia Monchengladbach

Goretzka struck 4 minutes from time to make his side a 10 th straight win in the league, implying if they beat Werder Bremen on Tuesday they will seal a 8th succeeding crown.

It looked like being a night of aggravation for the hosts as Benjamin Pavard’s own goal counteracted Joshua Zirkzee‘s opener for Bayern.

One. More. Win. #FCBBMG #MiaSanMia

— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) June 13, 2020

However the Germany international continued his fine form following the resumption of the league with his 3rd goal in 6 games to leave the champagne on ice as Bayern lead Borussia Dortmund by 7 points with 3 games to play.

Dortmund had actually closed the space to 4 as Erling Haaland continues to make waves, the teen coming off the bench and sealing a 1-0 at Fortuna Dusseldorf in the passing away seconds.

Dortmund were lacklustre throughout and just the offside flag spared them from going behind, prior to Raphael Guerreiro had an effort dismissed by VAR, however simply when it appeared they would lose more ground on Bayern, up popped Haaland.

The Norwegian handled to find space in the area deep into time added- on prior to glancing a header from Manuel Akanji’s cross beyond the despairing dive of Dusseldorf goalkeeper Florian Kastenmeier.

Haaland had actually just been on the field for half an hour however his 14 th goal because signing up with Dortmund at the start of the year keeps the title race alive for another couple of days a minimum of.

Fortuna failing at the death at Merkur Spiel-Arena suggests they are now level on points with second bottom Werder Bremen, who stormed to a 5-1 triumph at transfer competitors Paderborn.

Davy Klaassen bagged a first-half brace while Yuya Osako likewise struck prior to half- time, after which Maximilian Eggestein put Bremen even more ahead. Abdelhamid Sabiri pulled one back however Niclas Fullkrug sealed the thrashing.

Paderborn’s defeat at the Benteler-Arena suggests they should win their 3 staying matches merely to keep their slim opportunities of a transfer play- off.

Werder pull level on points with Düsseldorf, however stay juuuust behind them on goal distinction ↕

A huge lifeline in their fight against the drop #SCPSVW 1-5

— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) June 13, 2020

Hertha Berlin took the lead through Krzysztof Piątek against Eintracht Frankfurt however the termination of Dedryck Boyata on the stroke of half- time showed a turning point.

Bas Dost levelled and Andre Silva scored two times, either side of Evan N’Dicka discovering the net, as Frankfurt declared an emphatic 4-1 triumph at the Olympiastadion.

Wolfsburg blew a 2-goal lead in a 2-2 draw with Freiburg at the Volkswagen Arena. Wout Weghorst scored two times, the second from the penalty spot, in the first half, however Lucas Holer and Roland Sallai struck either side of the break.

Wolfsburg stay in lead for the final Europa League credentials (Sascha Steinbach/ AP)

Marvin Friedrich and Christian Gentner assisted Union Berlin to a 2-1 win at Perfume, who pulled one back in injury time through Jhon Cordoba.

In LaLiga, rock-bottom Espanyol benefited from the early termination of Alaves goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco Flores as they declared a 2-0 win at the RCDE Arena. Bernardo Espinosa and Wu Lei scored either side of the period.

Manu Trigueros came off the bench to strike in time added- on as Villarreal declared a last-gasp 1-0 triumph at having a hard time Celta Vigo.

Real Valladolid were 2-1 victors over strugglers Leganes thanks to goals from Enes Unal and Ruben Alcarez, with Oscar scoring a late alleviation for the hosts.

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