Reus Brace Leads Dortmund To Big Win Over Leverkusen
German Bundesliga Wrap 21 April 2018
Borussia Dortmund were too strong for Bayer Leverkusen, while Hoffenheim put five goals past RB Leipzig in Saturday's Bundesliga action.
Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Borussia Dortmund proved too strong for Bayer Leverkusen as they romped to a 4-0 win.
Marco Reus netted a brace, while Jadon Sancho and Maximilian Philipp also got on the scoresheet for the hosts.
RB Leipzig 2 - 5 Hoffenheim
Mark Uth netted a brace as Hoffenheim gave 10-man Leipzig a 5-2 hiding in the afternoon.
Uth opened the scoring in the 14th minute for Hoffenheim while Serge Gnabry doubled the lead in the 35th minute, and Pavel Kaderabek made it 3-0 on the stroke of halftime.
Leipzig were dealt a further blow as Emil Forsberg was sent off two minutes after the break, although Naby Keita pulled a goal back on 60 minutes that was further made insignificant by Uth getting his brace immediately after the restart.
Lukas Rupp made it 5-1 for Leipzig four minutes later before Dayotchanculle Upamecano got the second consolation goal for the hosts.
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Hertha Berlin
Hertha Berlin turned the game on its head in the second stanza to beat ten-man Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0.
Davie Selke broke the deadlock for Hertha through a penalty three minutes before the hour while Mathew Leckie got the second goal 13 minutes before time.
Frankfurt were reduced to 10 men 11 minutes before time as Makoto Hasebe was red-carded before Alexander Esswein sealed the result for Hertha in the first minute of stoppage time.
Hamburg 1-0 Freiburg
Lewis Holtby got the only goal of the match for Hamburg as they defeated Freiburg 1-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Freiburg were dealt a blow 20 minutes before time as Caglar Soyuncu got his second yellow card of the match and went away for an early shower.
Stuttgart 2-0 Werder Bremen
Stuttgart beat Werder Bremen 2-0 on Saturday afternoon thanks to goals from Christian Gentner and Berkay Ozcan.