Lined with Lewandowski and Reus, the fighter Alcacer's grace! Axel Witsels Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich 3-2 on Saturday in a very high class "Classic" and flies before the Bundesliga, now four points away from Thorgan Hazard's Borussia Mönchengladbach. seven at the city center after 11 days. Witsel played the whole game and delivered assist in the third goal.
Bayern, struggling for two months, but delivered the best performance of the year, with finally the desire and struggle that has been missing since September. But Borussia, with his weapons, showed why he is flying over the championship this fall. "
"Had prophesied the red devil"
Bayern can wake up on this type of match
"This is exactly what happened and the scenario was in line with expectations.
Bayern dominated and Lewandowski did 26 and 52 minutes. But Dortmund made him come, agreed to suffer and bet on the lightning strike. Reus, constantly dangerous in depth, made it possible for his team to come back twice (49th, 67th). And Alcacer, in 73 minutes, flew alone to offer a prestigious victory to Yellow and Black.
Twice we are caught, it must not happen
, Said Bayern coach Niko Kovac: "
Borussia has very fast players who take the deep. We should have been more compact.
"Before this duel at the top, the pressure was huge on the champions and coaches, stuck in the crisis since the end of September.
However, on Saturday, anxiety, lack of self-confidence and doubt seemed to evaporate as if it were magic. Believing that the bugs and songs in the legendary "Yellow Wallen" of Signal Iduna Park had restored the bayersmen all their warheads.
This defeat, even honorable, is unlikely to improve the mood around Bavaria, and speculation about Kovac's future will not end. "
I know that in this prestigious duel there are many things at stake
Admitted Croatian day before the match, but refused to consider the hypothesis of a defeat.
However, for Dortmund and coach Lucien Favre, the state of grace continues. With seven points in front of the rankings, Borussen can now see next and focus on his qualification in the Champions League.