Bundesliga round-up: Erling Haaland at the double as Borussia Dortmund close gap on leaders Bayern Munich | Football News

Erling Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund closed the gap on Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with a 3-0 win over Greuther Furth at Signal Iduna Park.

Thorgan Hazard saw an opening shot barred for offside, before Dortmund were awarded a penalty following a VAR review on a hand ball against Maximilian Bauer in the 33rd minute.

Haaland kept his cool to squeeze home from the spot and added a second late with a header.

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Erling Haaland celebrates with Thomas Meunier after scoring Dortmund’s first goal against Greuther Furth

Donyell Malen scored a third in the last minute as Dortmund fell six points behind Bayern, who had won 5-0 at Stuttgart on Tuesday night.

Bayer Leverkusen lost ground on the leaders later Hoffenheim retorted to draw 2-2 at the BayArena.

Czech frontman Patrik Schick put the hosts ahead just before half-time and headed in the second minute.

Dortmund's Erling Haaland celebrates his second goal during the German Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund and Greuther Furth
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Haaland celebrates his second goal

Angelo Stiller seemed to have scored only one consolation with 10 minutes to go, but Munas Dabbur scored the final equalizer to earn a point at fourth-placed Hoffenheim. Leverkusen midfielder Moussa Diaby was sacked during injury time for a
second caution.

In the first match on Wednesday, Eintracht Frankfurt won 3-2 to Borussia Mönchengladbach, where they played the last 20 minutes with 10 men after the expulsion of the Brazilian defender Tuta.

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