Borussia Dortmund thrashed Freiburg and breathes on Bayern Munich’s back

Erling Haaland premiered in 2022 with his first goals of the year to lead the victory of the Borussia Dortmund, who beat Freiburg 5-1 to move, with one more game, three points behind the leader, the Bayern Munich.

The Norwegian striker did not fail in his second attempt to celebrate a goal in 2022. After remaining unmarked against the Eintracht, against him Freiburg added a double with which he reached fifteen goals in the Bundesliga.

Haaland scored Dortmund’s third goal on the verge of half-time with a left-footed shot from the center of the area and the fourth, fifteen minutes from time, with another left foot after an assist from Mahmoud Dahoud. Later, on the horn, Dahoud himself was in charge of rounding off the win.

The many of Haaland served to put on track and sentence the victory over the Freiburg, always at the mercy of his rival throughout the match. And it is that, before the Norwegian striker, Thomas Meunier was in charge, with another brace, to open the scoring in the opening act.

Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg for date 19 of the Bundesliga. Photo: EFE

He got it thanks to two headers at the exit of two separate corner kicks launched by Julian Brandt at fifteen minutes and at half an hour. With a couple of stings, Dortmund made their way in an easy game that Haaland then took it upon himself to close despite Freiburg’s timid reaction, who reduced distances through Ermedin Demirovic with half an hour to go.

The 5-1 final showed the superiority of a team that does not give up the title and puts pressure on Bayern. The Bavarian team will face each other this Saturday with Colonia. A loss would leave Dortmund just three points behind the top favorites to win the Bundesliga.

Tomorrow, Bayern Munich will have to visit Cologne for date 19 of the German league, a commitment to which it will be presented with several casualties due to injury and due to COVID19, where the absences of Alphonso Davies, Lucas Hernandez, Kingsley Coman, among others.

While the 20th date arrives to be measured at Hoffenheim as a visitor, Borussia Dormund will have to make a stopover in the German Cup when they face St. Pauli in the round of 16 of the second division of the Bundesliga.

Let’s remember that this competition takes place with a single commitment and this time the scorer’s team Haaland will play away.

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