Football News: Return of the German Bundesliga – Some Highlights

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Football news Bundesliga – With the Bundesliga’s return, fans have regained hopes of their favorite teams making it to the top of the points table. Here are some highlights of two of the games that happened since May 16:

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football news Bundesliga – Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 (4-0):

borussia dortmund vs schalke

The match marked the return of the Bundesliga amid a coronavirus struck Europe. BVB thrashed their rivals Schalke 4-0 in the Revierderby. As the world witnessed the return of Europe’s major league football amid an empty stadium, Bavarian minister-president Markus Soder warned that the match could be called off anytime if a breach of protocol was found.

Erling Haaland opened the scoring for his team with his 28th-minute goal. And just before halftime, Raphael Guerreiro doubled the lead. A couple of goals from Thorgan Hazard and Guerreiro again saw the home team cruising through.

Fans all around the world witnessed what post-coronavirus football will look like. There were no celebrations in closed groups among the players as they adhered to the protocols set by German Football Association (DFL) to follow social distancing after scoring, and an absence of the crowd meant no cheers for the players. Still, the resumption of the German League football gave people hope, that was much needed in these crazy times.

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Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt (5-2)

Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2 on Saturday, thus regaining their lead at the top of the Bundesliga Points Table. Leon Goretzka’s 17th-minute goal opened the scoring for the table-toppers after successfully converting a cross from Muller. Thomas Müller’s 41st-minute goal doubled the lead for his team. Lewandowski made it 3-0 for the home side scoring his 27th league goal. The visitors tried to fight with a couple of goals from Martin Hinteregger in the 52nd and 55th minutes respectively. The comeback was limited to these goals only as the home side added to their lead with Alphonso Davies’s 61st-minute goal. Martin Hinteregger scored the third goal of the game, unfortunately not in his team’s favour as his 74th minute own goal made the scoreline 5-2 in favour of the table toppers.

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All the players were seen wearing black armbands as a tribute to the victims of the deadly pandemic which has brought the whole world to a standstill. The team will play against their arch-rivals, Borussia Dortmund on May 26.

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