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69′ GREAT CHANCE FOR FRANKFURT! Mijat Gacinovic wastes an enormous alternative! He receives a exact cross contained in the penalty space and releases a fast shot that sails in direction of the underside left nook. His effort, nonetheless, lacks energy and Bayern shot-stopper Neuer dives to make a surprising save.
64′ SUBSTITUTION! Bayern’s first of the night time. Hansi Flick brings in Serge Gnabry for Ivan Perisic. In case you missed it, Obite N’Dicka was changed by Timothy Chandler for Adi Hutter’s Frankfurt facet proper at first of the second half.
61′ GOALLLLL!!!!! ALPHONSO DAVIES SCORES FOR BAYERN!!! WHAT A MISTAKE BY FRANKFURT SKIPPER GELSON FERNANDES! Davies made the preliminary run into the field. He had Coman subsequent to him. However Fernandes intercepted on the proper. Nonetheless, he instantly gave again the ball to Davies with a poor move contained in the field. The Canadian made no mistake a he discovered the again of the online.
58′ Andre Silva, the loanee from AC Milan, forces a move into the field, however Bayern captain Manuel Neuer is alert and does an ideal job to rob him off the ball.
55′ GOALLLLLL!!!!!!! BRACE FOR HINTEREGGER!!! BAYERN 3 – 2 FRANKFURT! One other Rode nook one other Hinteregger objective. This time the tall Frankfurt centre-back powered an unstoppable header in off the left submit. Bayern Munich’s lead has been lowered to 1 now.
52′ CORNER FOR FRANKFURT! Sebastian Rode will take it. AND GOALLLLLL!!!!!!! MARTIN HINTEREGGER SCORES!!! The ball slipped by means of the field to Hinteregger and he blasts it inside the precise submit, giving the goalkeeper Manuel Neuer no likelihood.
49′ Thomas Muller clips a neat ball into the field in direction of Ivan Perisic, whose header from the centre of the field goes a whisker vast of the left submit.
46′ GOAAAALLLLLLLL! LEWANDOWSKI MAKES IT 3-Zero FOR BAYERN MUNICH! And the objective comes within the first minute of the second half. Kingsley Coman comes up with the help. He displayed his nice method and produced a lovely lofted cross deep into the field. Lewandowski received onto the scoresheet by heading it into the roof of the online.
THE SECOND HALF BEGINS!
Bayern Munich has totally dominated this sport towards Eintracht Frankfurt at house from the phrase go. It appears to be like the just like the crew would regain its four-point lead over Borussia Dortmund on the high of the Bundesliga standings on the finish of the outing.
The highest-two groups within the desk will combat it out for bragging rights on Tuesday night time through the Der Klassiker on the Sign Iduna Park. Till then, forty-five minutes to go on this sport. Keep Tuned!
AND IT’S HALF-TIME!
45′ FREE-KICK FOR BAYERN! Kimmich will take it however it’s a little an excessive amount of for the gamers contained in the field. There will likely be two minutes of stoppage time on the finish of the primary half.
41′ GOOAAAAALLLLLL!!! THOMAS MULLER SCORES! BAYERN 2 – Zero FRANKFURT!! Alphonso Davies accomplished the help along with his left foot from the left flank. Muller had a little bit of hassle controlling the ball contained in the field however his end was inch-perfect. VAR CHECK! There is a pause in play to test for offside. Nonetheless, the objective is given in the long run.
38′ ANOTHER CORNER FOR BAYERN! Joshua Kimmich will take from the precise facet. VERY CLOSE! Lewandowski’s diving header simply goes off course. Frankfurt gamers ought to be actually relieved now.
35′ YELLOW CARD!! Martin Hinteregger of Frankfurt goes into the referee’s guide for an arm to Lewandowski’s mouth. That was a harsh deal with. FREE-KICK FOR BAYERN!
32′ CORNER FOR BAYERN! Kingsley Coman will get on the top of a move on the fringe of the field however his shot is blocked. The ball goes out of play and it is a set-piece for the host.
30′ A move by Almamy Toure leads to no man’s land, and Frankfurt’s attacking effort involves an finish. This was a golden likelihood for the visiting facet.
28′ The linesman raises his flag for offside earlier than Robert Lewandowski heads on. The Bayern striker has seemed a bit rusty because the final sport towards Union Berlin.
26′ Bayern Munich has been dominating this sport. The crew has 65% possession up to now. It has additionally tried 4 photographs on objective and brought 4 corners within the first 25 minutes. The facet has a profitable move proportion of over 90% too.
21′ Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp makes a simple save to disclaim Bayern Munich winger Ivan Perisic. It is nonetheless a one-goal lead for the house facet.
17′ GOOOAAAAALLLLLLLL!!!!! BAYERN 1 – Zero FRANKFURT!!! LEON GORETZKA SCORES! Thomas Muller claims one other help. This time the transfer was on the left wing. Muller’s cross was a low one into the field. Lewandowski missed the ball however Goretzka buried it into the again of the online.
14′ ANOTHER BAYERN CHANCE! Kimmich executes a one-two with Goretzka initially. He then places a ball into the field in direction of Pavard whose shot is saved brilliantly by Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp. As anticipated, Frankfurt is clearly struggling tonight.
11′ CORNER FOR BAYERN! Alphonso Davies is absolutely troubling the Frankfurt defence tonight. His tempo is simply too scorching to deal with. He wins a set-piece for the house crew. CLOSE! Muller took the nook and and Lewandowski nearly discovered the again of the online. His highly effective shot went out after hitting the bar. The submit remains to be vibrating.
7′ CHANCE! This transfer was on the precise flank. Bayern was pushing ahead with numbers there. Frankfurt was placing our bodies behind the ball to dam photographs. Nonetheless, the ball fell to Muller, whose cross simply missed the top of Robert Lewandowski.
3′ Eintracht Frankfurt is on a four-game dropping streak on within the Bundesliga, whereas Bayern Munich is presently having fun with a five-game profitable run within the German top-division.
AND THE MATCH BEGINS!
Thomas Muller, who struggled beneath earlier Bayern head coach Niko Kovac, has been a revelation beneath Hansi Flick. He has bagged six targets and a whopping 16 assists within the 2019-20 Bundesliga season.
REMINDER: Manuel Neuer has signed a brand new contract extension which can preserve him at Bayern Munich until 2023.
Listed below are the crew line-ups!
BAYERN MUNICH XI: Neuer (C)(G), Davies, Alaba, Boateng, Pavard, Goretzka, Kimmich, Muller, Coman, Perisic, Lewandowski.
EINTRACHT FRANKFURT XI: Trapp (G), Toure, Ilsanker, Hinteregger, N’Dicka, Rode, Fernandes (C), da Costa, Gacinovic, Kostic, Silva.
The gamers are out. The match will start in 10 minutes from now!
Now, shifting on to the second sport of the day. BAYERN MUNICH VS EINTRACHT FRANKFURT!!
Borussia Dortmund beats Wolfsburg 2-Zero to go to 57 factors, which is only one wanting Bayern Munich. Nonetheless, the table-topper has a sport in hand towards Eintracht Frankfurt, which can begin in an hour from now.
One other reminder, the top-two Bundesliga groups as of now will face off towards one another within the Der Klassiker on Tuesday night time.
AND THE MATCH COMES TO AN END!
90+4′ CORNER FOR WOLFSBURG! Arnold will take it. The ball goes out once more. One other set-piece for the house crew. Arnold will take it once more however Burki, who’s on his method to a ninth clear sheet of the season, punches away the ball to keep away from the hazard.
90′ FOUR MINUTES OF STOPPAGE TIME TO BE ADDED ON AT THE END OF THE SECOND HALF! Borussia Dortmund simply losing time now.
86′ SUBSTITUTION! Wolfsburg boss Glasner decides to make a change. Admir Mehmedi makes approach for Joao Victor. YELLOW CARD! Maximillian Arnold is booked by the referee for a mistimed deal with.
83′ DOUBLE CHANGE! Dortmund supervisor Favre brings in Balerdi and Schmelzer for Delaney and Guerreiro respectively. Dortmund is completed with it substitutions for the sport.
82′ RED CARD!!!! VAR IS BACK!! The Wolfsburg substitute Felix Klaus is shipped off for a boot on aKanji’s ankle. Did not look intentional however the referee sends him off.
79′ SUBSTITUTION!!! Thorgan Hazard makes approach for Giovanni Reyna. There is a pause in play and the referee heads to the VAR monitor. The problem by Felix Klaus on Manuel Akanji is beneath query right here.
78′ GOOOAAALLLLL!!!! DORTMUND 2 – Zero WOLFSBURG! HAKIMI DOUBLES THE LEAD!! Two errors from Wolfsburg on this sport and two targets. Sancho acquired the ball in midfield and simply went on a dash. The defenders thought Sancho would move the ball to Haaland however Hakimi made a beautiful run on the surface. So Sancho handed it to the Actual Madrid loanee who smashed one previous Casteels.
74′ BOOKING! A determined one from Thorgan Hazard. Kevin Mbabu was racing previous the Dortmund midfield and Hazard simply pulled him again to cease the Wolfsburg transfer. Ultimately, he receives a well-deserved yellow card.
71′ Dortmund’s first nook now. Raphael Guerreiro nearly discovered the again of the online. He reached the rebound on Sancho’s shot and blasted one on objective. Sancho ought to have handed the ball as a substitute of making an attempt to shoot. Nonetheless, a deflection of Casteels ends in a nook.
70′ Wolfsburg wins the primary nook of the sport. Dortmund defence struggled an excessive amount of to maintain the ball away from the online. Nonetheless, the house crew messes up the nook to present away possession.
66′ YELLOW CARD! John Brooks goes into the referee’s guide for a rash deal with on Dortmund’s newest substitution – Jadon Sancho.
65′ CHANGE! Jadon Sancho lastly comes on to the sector. Lucien Favre brings Julian Brandt again in as Sancho will get an opportunity to make a mark.
64′ SUBSTITUTIONS! Double change by Wolfsburg. Josip Brekalo is available in for Daniel Ginczek, whereas Felix Klaus replaces Jerome Roussillon within the center.
61′ BOOKING! First one for a Wolfsburg participant right this moment. Daniel Ginczek is the participant at fault in midfield. Only a reminder – Emre Can had changed Mats Hummels at half-time. FREE-KICK FOR DORTMUND.
56′ YELLOW CARD!!! Thomas Delaney takes out Maximillian Arnold with a foolish deal with. FREE-KICK FROM A GOOD POSITION FOR WOLFSBURG. NOTE: Dortmund hasn’t conceded a objective from set-pieces other than corners this season.
52′ No nook kicks but within the sport however 30 throw-ins out of which 20 was for Dortmund. The house crew is slowly gaining floor within the possession race because it touches the 40% mark.
48′ WHAT A CHANCE! Renato Steffen misses a sitter. Weghorst’s outmuscled Akanji to arrange his teammate Steffen for a possible equaliser. However the Wolfsburg man hits the submit, when he was one-on-one with the keeper Burki.
AND THE SECOND-HALF BEGINS!
Dortmund takes a 1-Zero lead into half-time. Raphael Guerreiro makes the distinction for his facet. However the transfer resulting in his objective was a pure crew effort.
Each groups have seemed rusty up to now. There’s not a lot eye-catching soccer on show, nonetheless, possession-wise Dortmund has clearly dominated. Forty-five minutes to go!
AND THE FIRST 45 MINUTES COME TO AN END!
45+2′ FOUL! FREE-KICK FOR WOLFSBURG. Erling Haaland brings down Steffen with a clip on the ankle. This ought to be the final motion of the half.
45′ THROW-IN FOR WOLFSBURG! However Dortmund instantly regains possession. TWO MINUTES OF STOPPAGE TIME TO BE ADDED ON AT THE END OF THE FIRST HALF!
41′ ANOTHER CHANCE FOR DORTMUND! Dahoud with lengthy ball to the goalscorer Guerreiro, who finds Brandt with a fast move. However Steffen intercepts Brandt to avert the hazard.
37′ Extra side-passes from Dortmund. The crew appears to be like to be pleased with heading into the interval with a 1-Zero lead. Thorgan Hazard simply accomplished his 12th help of the season.
32′ GOAAAALLLLLLL!!!!! DORTMUND 1 – Zero WOLFSBURG!! RAPHAEL GUERREIRO IS IN SOME SORT OF SCORING FORM. This was an ideal crew transfer from the guests. Julian Brandt’s good move to Hakimi on the precise wing began the transfer. Hakimi then discovered Thorgan Hazard contained in the field. Hazard put in a low cross which was missed by Erling Haaland. Thankfully for Dortmund, Raphael Guerreiro slotted it house along with his left foot.
29′ Dortmund is brief on ahead passes up to now. A number of passes have been despatched sideways. No threatening strikes up to now. That is very totally different from from the customer’s authentic fashion. There hasn’t been a lot tempo on the wings right this moment.
25′ CLOSE! Wolfsburg’s first correct likelihood of the sport. Jerome Roussillon with a superb transfer on the left flank. He cuts again to evade Hakimi and passes the ball to Admir Mehmedi who sends a cross into the field. Nonetheless, weghorst’s shot misses the goal.
22′ Wolfsburg hasn’t actually examined the Dortmund backline but. They’re simply sitting again. Equally, regardless of all of the strikes ahead, there hasn’t been a transparent minimize likelihood for Dortmund both.
18′ That is progressive from Wolfsburg! They’re utilizing an audio of followers cheering to spice up the atmosphere. This might undoubtedly assist through the Der Klassiker between Bayern Munich and Dortmund on Tuesday.
15′ Nice move from Delaney to seek out Hakimi however as soon as once more a Dortmund man will get dispossessed on the precise. The Wolfsburg gamers are fairly blissful to defend proper now.
12′ Thorgan Hazard and Brandt should do higher with their crosses right this moment as a result of the house crew has been spot on defensively this season.
10′ CHANCE! Brandt tries to place in a cross. However the Wolfsburg defence clears it away. The visiting facet has a posession of over 70% now. It has additionally accomplished near 100 profitable passes already.
6′ GOAL-KICK FOR WOLFSBURG! Die Borussen dominating the early exchanges. They havent conceded a single objective within the final 5 fixtures towards Wolfsburg.
4′ Borussia Dortmund sticking to the 3-4-Three formation right this moment with Erling Haaland because the goal man. No place for Sancho but and in the event you did not know earlier than, Gotze will depart Dortmund on the finish of the season.
1′ Fast begin by Dortmund. Hakimi with a run ahead. He is dispossessed however the ball falls to Julian Brandt who takes a heavy first contact to present the ball again to Wolfsburg.
AND THE MATCH BEGINS!
REMINDER: The 2019/20 DFB Pokal remaining would have been performed right this moment had issues occurred as per the preliminary schedule.
A minute’s silence is noticed in reminiscence of all of the individuals around the globe who had misplaced their lives because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Jadon Sancho and Mario Gotze are as soon as once more on the Dortmund bench.
The groups are out. The match is about to start!
The crew line-ups are out!
DORTMUND XI: Roman Burki (G), Manuel Akanji, Julian Brandt, Mahmoud Dahoud, Thomas Delaney, Raphael Guerreiro, Erling Haaland, Achraf Hakimi, Thorgan Haazard, Mats Hummels, Lukasz Piszczek (C).
WOLFSBURG XI: Koen Casteels (C)(G), John Brooks, Maximilian Arnold, Kevin Mbabu, Marin Pongracic, Renato Steffen, Jerome Roussillon, Xaver Schlager, Admir Mehmedi, Wout Weghorst, Daniel Ginczek.
- Wolfsburg has been drawing at half-time in seven of its 13 Bundesliga house video games (HT: W2, D7, L4).
- Solely 15.38% of Dortmund’s away league video games have been goalless at half-time.
- Simply two of the earlier eight H2Hs noticed the groups separated by a margin of beneath 1.5 targets at full-time.
- Of Bayern’s final eight second-half targets throughout all competitions, 50% have come contained in the 46th-60th minute interval alone.
- 4 of Frankfurt’s final 5 Bundesliga away defeats vs Bayern noticed it path 1-Zero on the finish of the primary half.
Borussia Dortmund will likely be trying to keep the stress on Bayern Munich on the high of the Bundesliga standings when it travels to the Volkswagen Area to tackle Wolfsburg on Saturday.
Lucien Favre’s males prolonged their profitable streak to 5 matches with a convincing 4-Zero victory over Schalke final week through the competitors’s restart after a two-month hiatus, conserving them simply 4 factors adrift of chief Bayern with eight video games to go.
Wolfsburg’s high scorer Wout Weghorst is on the market as soon as once more following suspension, though Josuha Guilavogui, William and Yannick Gerhardt have not attained full health.
Jadon Sancho and Emre Can ought to come again into the beginning line-up for Dortmund after regaining full health however Nico Schulz, Dan-Axel Zagadou and Marco Reus stay sidelined.
In the meantime, reigning Bundesliga champion Bayern welcomes struggling Eintracht Frankfurt to the Allianz Area on Saturday afternoon, as Hans-Dieter Flick’s facet appears to be like to keep up its place on the high of the desk.
The Bavarians returned to motion final weekend with a 2-Zero win at Union Berlin. Then again, Frankfurt was properly crushed by Borussia Monchengladbach in its earlier sport. Adolf Hutter’s crew is simply 5 factors above the relegation play-off place.
The house crew stays with out Philippe Coutinho and Corentin Tolisso, each of whom stay sidelined after present process surgical procedure. Nonetheless, Niklas Sule is closing in on a return.
The visiting facet is with out midfielder Dominik Kohr who’s suspended following his fifth yellow card of the season, whereas striker Goncalo Paciencia remains to be out injured with a muscle downside.
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