Erling Haaland scored his thirteenth goal in 14 Bundesliga games to make sure about the runner up in the table ahead of RB Leipzig for Borussia Dortmund, with Gio Reyna claiming an assist in his first top-flight start.
Realizing a victory will mean they finish behind champions of Bayern Munich and Dortmund came out of the squares flying before their hosts. Lucien Favre ‘s side has worked their way through the Leipzig backline steadily in a vastly improved team performance from the one that says they are enduring a midweek misfortune at home to Mainz.
Haaland constrained several saves from Peter Gulacsi and had a goal-bound shot obstructed by a teammate all-in inside the opening for 15 minutes. Mats Hummels sent a great out-of-the-foot pass to Thorgan Hazard yet the Belgian forward also discovered Gulacsi toward him. However, Hummels started the move that deservedly driven Dortmund to proceed.
Julian Brandt was sent to one side and discovered Reyna in the crate, the American teenager in his first Bundesliga showing vision and control getting Haaland before the net, and the Dortmund striker appropriately opened in.
Leipzig ‘s Captain Marcel Sabitzer was harmed before the break after thumping on his knee under a Haaland challenge and Timo Werner constrained Roman Bürki’s first save of the day in the final minutes of a half dominated by Dortmund.
Dortmund refocused at the start of the subsequent half and almost immediately headed ahead with two goals. Haaland played the goal-to-goal ball for Mateu Morey however the full-back Spaniard cut his short proximity goal-wide exertion. At that point, Haaland shot himself with Gulacsi on the crossbar making a magnificent save for holding it on.
Leipzig began to get this show on the road the ball all the more midway during that time period yet battled to discover a way through the very much organized guard of Dortmund, with Bürki untested in the second half until the last five minutes when he saved from Angelino ‘s attempted hurl inside the Dortmund box.
Haaland found the net from Brandt’s assist to make sure about the success and second place from Dortmund for the subsequent time, to put the cherry on the cake.