Haller double guides Dortmund nearer to first league title in 11 years

Striker Sebastien Haller scored twice as Borussia Dortmund beat 10-man Augsburg 3-0 on Sunday to take management of the Bundesliga title race going into subsequent week’s season finale.

Borussia Dortmund gamers rejoice after Dortmund’s Sebastien Haller, proper, scored his aspect’s second purpose through the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund on the WWK Enviornment in Augsburg, Germany, Sunday, Could 21, 2023. (AP Photograph/Matthias Schrader)(AP)

Haller broke the impasse within the 58th minute and tapped in his second purpose of the afternoon six minutes earlier than the top to seal the win that lifted them above Bayern Munich and into prime spot.

Julian Brandt accomplished the win with a stoppage-time purpose.

The Ruhr valley membership, whose final title win got here in 2012 beneath then coach Juergen Klopp, are on 70 factors, two forward of Bayern.

The Bavarians suffered a shock 3-1 residence loss to RB Leipzig on Saturday.

In a one-sided first half Dortmund had 16 pictures on purpose to Augsburg’s one and in addition hit the publish by means of Niklas Suele however couldn’t rating even when the hosts had been left with 10 males following the dismissal of Felix Uduokhai within the thirty eighth.

Emre May hit the woodwork after the restart however they lastly broke the impasse by means of Haller when he slotted in off the publish.

Augsburg immediately responded with an opportunity of their very own however Dortmund keeper Gregor Kobel did properly to cease Irvin Cardona’s shot from 10 metres.

Haller, who had missed a lot of the season after being identified with testicular most cancers final 12 months, settled Dortmund’s nerves with a tap-in and Brandt accomplished their win in stoppage time.

Dortmund host Mainz 05 on the final matchday whereas Bayern, who’ve gained the final 10 league titles, journey to Cologne of their season finale.

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