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Guerreiro keeps Dortmund in Champions League hunt


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Raphael Guerreiro (L) celebrates scoring the successful goal for Dortmund in Wednesday’s 2-0 home recover from Union Berlin

Borussia Dortmund moved attend within four aspects of the Champions League locations within the Bundesliga as Raphael Guerreiro’s insensible goal helped seal a 2-0 home recover from Union Berlin on Wednesday.

Dortmund have four games left to bridge the gap to the Champions League spots, but can enhance their probabilities with a get at third-placed Wolfsburg on Saturday.

“We created a form of opportunities but didn’t select profit of them,” Dortmund goalkeeper Marwin Hitz told Sky.

“The 2d goal came on the excellent time – better insensible than by no draw.”

Dortmund are four aspects within the attend of fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt, but additionally simplest five adrift of Wolfsburg.

The hosts took the lead within the main half at Signal Iduna Park when captain Marco Reus tapped home after Erling Braut Haaland’s penalty became as soon as saved.

Reus won the penalty when he went down within the home, but replays confirmed there became as soon as barely any contact from Union goalkeeper Andreas Luthe.

Union, pushing for an arena in Europe, made a colorful originate when Marcus Ingvartsen hit the crossbar after ultimate 12 seconds.

The guests all over again rattled the woodwork when Hitz pushed a free-kick by Germany striker Max Kruse onto the post on 67 minutes.

“BVB’s victory became as soon as deserved, they’d more opportunities. However we also had our moments,” acknowledged Union coach United states of americaFischer.

England winger Jadon Sancho came on with 30 minutes left to kind his 100th Bundesliga appearance having been sidelined since February by a leg injury.

Dortmund rode their luck sooner than Guerreiro carried out off a flowing switch two minutes into added time as Haaland mixed with Julian Brandt for the goal.

Wolfsburg regained third from Frankfurt with a 3-1 get at VfB Stuttgart as Dutch striker Wout Weghorst netted his 20th league goal this season.

At the opposite terminate of the desk, Mainz are in fact five aspects from the relegation locations after their 1-0 get at Werder Bremen attributable to Adam Szalai’s early strike.

Mainz on Saturday host Bayern Munich, who desire a get to be confirmed Bundesliga champions for the ninth straight season.

Borussia Moenchengladbach’s hopes of a 2d straight top-four quit were ended after conceding three 2d-half targets in a 3-2 defeat at mid-desk Hoffenheim.

Gladbach were cruising with a 2-0 half-time lead after targets by Alassane Plea and Valentino Lazaro ultimate for the home side to boom attend.

Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric fired home either side of a Ihlas Bebou goal in a devastating 18-minute spell.

The outcomes leaves Gladbach four aspects from the European locations. 


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