Bayern Munich humiliates Dortmund and takes the lead in the BundesligaApril 7, 2019
Six-time Bundesliga title-holders Bayern Munich struck a big blow on Saturday (April 6th), beating Borussia Dortmund 5-0 and taking the lead in the championship to the detriment of their victim of the day.
The suspense was slim during this meeting where Niko Kovac's players had already scored four times before the break by Mats Hummels (10).e), Robert Lewandowski (17e), Javi Martinez (41e) and Serge Gnabry (43e). Polish striker Lewandowski scored a double at the end of the match (89e) to close the score. "It was very hard, we took a lesson," said Dortmund Swiss coach Lucien Favre.
"Bayern put some pace, made the right moves at the right time. [Sur ses choix tactiques :] After the game it's easy to say that it was not a good idea, but I do not know if it would have been better in another tactical arrangement. We must now focus on our next match against Mainz. But if we play like today, it's going to be hard, we have to say it clearly. "
A point of difference
"We played catastrophically, we defended catastrophically, I have no explanation, we put zero pressure, not a single second"Dortmund captain Marco Reus, visibly touched, added to the final whistle.
On the Bavarian side, pride dominated: "We decided to play differently than we did against Liverpool (3-1 defeat in the Champions League), to show that we were at home, to take the audience with us, to be aggressive from the first minute ", launched Hummels after the victory.
With six more days and a one-point difference in favor of Bayern, the championship is not played yet, although Dortmund may be struggling to overcome this knockout.
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