Borussia Dortmund edged to a sixth straight acquire as a 2- results at 10-guy Wolfsburg preserved their title force ahead of Tuesday’s crucial showdown with Bayern Munich.
The guests broke the deadlock when Raphael Guerreiro slotted dwelling his 3rd intention in two matches just previous the half hour pursuing a slick go involving Julian Brandt, Achraf Hakimi and Thorgan Hazard.
The contest was devoid of depth in the early exchanges as the lack of environment brought on by actively playing in an vacant stadium once again highlighted just how a lot football demands its supporters.
Dortmund slowly but surely moved by way of the gears following an improved next 50 % from their hosts briefly threatened issues for the title-chasers, and substitute Jadon Sancho’s fantastic operate and go set up Hakimi to seal the details 12 minutes from time.
VAR then intervened to compound Wolfsburg’s distress. Felix Klaus ultimately observed crimson for leaving his studs on Manuel Akanji as Oliver Glasner’s men’s 7-match unbeaten run arrived to an finish.
Die Wolfe continue to be sixth even though 2nd-put Dortmund shift to inside of a stage of leaders, Bayern prior to the champions’ conference with Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday evening.
Up coming up, Wolfsburg travel to Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday in a crunch clash in the fight for European destinations, but all eyes will unquestionably be on Dortmund as they host Bayern in Der Klassiker.