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.

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
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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