Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund continued their successive victories and their raging conflict in the German football league, with the first victory over Cologne 2-1 and the second against Armenia Bielefeld 2-0 today, Saturday, at the opening of the sixth round of the German football league (Bundesliga).
The same round also saw Uttracht Frankfurt draw 1-1 with Werder Bremen, and Augsburg beat Mainz 3-1.
At the Rhein Energy Stadium, Bayern went into the game without their most prominent Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, who was rested by coach Hanzi Flick, the coach of the team.
But Bayern did not find much difficulty in winning against his host to raise his score to 15 points and advance to the top of the competition table by goal difference only against Borussia Dortmund after each of them achieved their fourth and fifth victories in a row in exchange for one defeat by each of them in the six matches they have played in the competition so far.
Euphoria at Dortmund's victory (Getty Images)
Leipzig (13 points) can regain the lead if it wins against Borussia Monchengladbach in another match today in the same round.
Bayern ended the first half in favor of him with two clean goals scored by Thomas Muller and Serge Gnabry in the 13th minute from a penalty kick and the first time overtime for this half.
In the second half, Dominic Drexler scored a face-saving goal for Cologne in the 83rd minute, but he did not save it from defeat, as Cologne stuck at two points in 16th.
After Borussia Dortmund faced difficulty in shaking the net of host Armenia Bielefeld during the first half, which ended in a goalless draw, defender Mats Hummels led the team to the precious victory with two goals scored in the 53rd and 71st minutes, to freeze Bielefeld's balance at 4 points in 14th place.