Bayern Munich took one other step in the direction of the Bundesliga title in a hard-fought win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.
Bayern needed to depend on a late objective from Leon Goretzka to safe a 2-1 win and restore their seven level lead on the high of the desk.
They needed to cope with out Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller however received the job carried out.
Joshua Zirkzee opened the scoring for Bayern within the 26th minutes earlier than Benjamin Pavard put by means of his personal internet to stage up the scores.
Goretzka scored the winner within the 86th minute to offer his facet all three factors.
Erling Haaland got here off the bench to attain a late winner for Borussia Dortmund in opposition to Fortuna Dusseldorf.
The striker had missed the final two video games by means of damage however made an instantaneous impression on his return to the facet.
The match in Dusseldorf seemed to be heading for a 0-Zero draw and Haaland was introduced on for the final 30 minutes.
He scored the winner within the fifth minute of added time to safe a 1-Zero win.
Werder Bremen boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Bundesliga as they thrashed Paderborn.
Bremen received 5-1 within the backside of the desk conflict to offer themselves a combating likelihood of staying up.
Davy Klaassen opened the scoring after 20 minutes earlier than Yuya Osako doubled their lead within the 34th minute.
Simply 5 minutes later, Klaassen had his second to seemingly give Werder Bremen an unassailable lead.
Maximilian Eggestein added the fourth after the break earlier than Abdelhamid Sabiri received a comfort for Paderborn within the 66th minute.
Niclas Fullkrug added a fifth within the 92nd minute to pile on the distress for the underside facet.
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Eintracht Frankfurt scored 4 second half objectives as they beat Hertha Berlin 4-1 away from residence.
Krzysztof Piatek put the house facet forward after 24 minutes however they had been then lowered to 10 males when Dedryk Boyata was despatched off simply earlier than the break.
Andre Silva then scored twice for Frankfurt within the second half with Bas Dost and Evan Ndicka additionally netting on their approach to the win.
Outcomes from Saturday’s early kick-offs:
Cologne 1-2 Union Berlin
Fortuna Dusseldorf 0-1 Borussia Dortmund
Hertha Berlin 1-Four Eintracht Frankfurt
Paderborn 1-5 Werder Bremen
Wolfsburg 2-2 Freiburg
Bayern Munich 2-1 Borussia Monchengladbach