Yussuf Poulsen's late goal gave 10-man RB Leipzig a 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that trimmed Bayern Munich's lead at the top of the Bundesliga table before the leaders played later.
Robben could have had a hat-trick in the first half but he finally had his goal in the opening minutes of the second period. The Frenchman celebrated his 34th birthday on Friday and has rarely shown any signs of rust this season.
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Der Klassiker is upon us once again as the black and yellows face off against the ruthless Bavarian giants, Bayern Munich, this Saturday.
Goals from Franck Ribery and Robert Lewandowski saw Bayern go two goals up within 10 minutes, but Raphael Guerreiro pulled one back to boost BVB's hopes of salvaging a positive result.
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Borussia Dortmund will have one eye on AS Monaco, Ligue 1's only remaining club. With a first time volley, Guerreiro placed his shot into the top left corner leaving Sven Ulreich no chance at a save. However, they should otherwise have a full-strength team available.
The hosts, though, never stopped charging forward and Dutchman Arjen Robben was denied four times in the first half with his trademark move, cutting in from the right. Hunt fired in a wonderful free-kick to put the hosts in front after 25 minutes but Hoffenheim quickly restored parity from the penalty spot after Ermin Bicakcic was upended by Matthias Ostrzolek, which Andrej Kramaric converted for his 12th goal of the season. Ribery's through ball behind the Dortmund defense left Lewndowski one-on-one with Bürki. Leipzig is seven points clear of third-placed Hoffenheim, which lost in Hamburg.
The match was over for good when Lewandowski made it 4-1 with a penalty kick.
With seven games remaining, league leaders Bayern are now 10 points ahead of nearest challengers RB Leipzig and 15 points clear of fourth-placed Dortmund, who are battling with Hoffenheim for a direct Champions League qualification spot.
Forward Bobby Wood crossed for Aaron Hunt to score Hamburg's victor with a quarter-hour remaining, lifting the side four points clear of the relegation zone after its fourth straight win at home. They're one point behind third place Hoffenheim, but a comfortable nine points ahead of fifth place Freiburg.