After the 0 – 0 stalemate against Hamburg in the previous game week, Borussia Dortmund have yet again dropped points at the weekend. Dortmund played hosts to Cologne prior to their Champions League meeting with Juventus at home. Klopp’s men couldn’t find a breakthrough goal alike Cologne and the match ended 0 – 0. They are currently 10th on the Bundesliga table after 25 round of matches been played.
Bayern Munich picked up their 20th win of the season. The German champions were entertained by Werder Bremen on Saturday, but it was completely a one-sided affair. Pep Guardiola’s men won 4 – 0 away from home. Thomas Muller opened the scoring and David Alaba added the second with a brilliant free kick right before the break. In the second half, the Polish striker Robert Lewandowski finished off the game by netting two more goals before the final whistle of the referee. They face the third placed, Borussia Monchengladbach this coming weekend. Although Monchengladbach are two places behind the German giants, there is a point gap of 20 between the Bundesliga clubs.
The second placed, Wolfsburg returned to winning ways after losing to Augsburg in their previous game. Wolfsburg played host to Freiburg on Sunday and the final score of this match was 3 – 0. Kevin de Bryune, who has been a superstar in Bundesliga this season, added one more goal to his tally. Wolfsburg are now 11 points far from the top and 9 points ahead of the third placed team.
Bayer Leverkusen did quite well on Friday as they defeated Stuttgart 4 – 0 at home. But they were unable to replicate similar performance in the midweek against Atletico Madrid. Leverkusen lost the Champions League game at the Vicente Calderon in a penalty shoot out. Mario Suarez’s first half strike was enough to take the game to extra time. The teams were inseparable as the aggregate score of the two legs was 1 – 1. In the shootout, Torres scored the last penalty to ensure a 3 -2 win for the La Liga champions.
All the bottom three clubs in the German league lost at the weekend. The 16th placed Paderborn lost 4 – 0 to Frankfurt, and they are only a point ahead of the 17th placed Freiburg. Things are tight at the foot of the table and there can be a lot of changes before the curtain drops.