Bayern Munich follows up on its attacking performances, and Dortmund continues to chase it
Bayern Munich continued its strong attacking performances, led by Polish sniper Robert Lewandowski, and inflicted a harsh defeat on its guest Hoffenheim by four clean points on Saturday in the ninth round of the German Football Championship, while its direct competitor, Borussia Dortmund, regained its balance after a slap at the continental level in the middle of the week.
Bayern maintained its lead with 22 points, compared to 21 for Dortmund, which defeated Armenia Bielefeld 3-1 away.
The Bavarian team raised the number of its goals in the local league to 33 goals after passing 9 stages, which is a record in the history of the Bundesliga.
For the third match in a row, Bayern scored at least 4 goals, after inflicting a heavy defeat on Bayer Leverkusen, one of the contenders for the title, 5-1 in the latter’s backyard last Sunday, before handing Benfica a clean four-way away in the Champions League midweek. .
For the 85th consecutive match, Bayern scored at least one goal in various competitions, including 56 in the Bundesliga, which is a European record.
Borussia Dortmund, which trails Bayern by one point, was not affected by the absence of its top scorer, Arling Haaland, and returned with the three points of the match from Armenia Bielefeld, winning it with three goals, alternately scored by Emre Can (31 from a penalty kick), Mats Hummels from a ball on the fly (45), and Englishman Judd Bellingham. After a wonderful individual effort in which he dribbled more than one defender and winked the ball with a hand from a narrow angle (72), against a goal for the loser, scored by Fabian Clos (87 from a penalty kick).
Dortmund had suffered a severe loss against Ajax Amsterdam 4-0 in the middle of the week in the Champions League.
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