The German Bundesliga returned yet again and recorded another success.
The league which was the first to resume amongst the top 5 leagues in Europe has given football loving fans a momentum to cheer about.
Week 27 matches kicked off on Friday. The game which was the “capital derby” saw Hertha Berlin whitewashed Union Berlin by 4 unreplied goals with old warhorse and captain Vedad Ibisevic bagging a brace.
Saturday had 5 matches played accross various centers where Bayern Munich were the biggest winners. The Bavarians ran riot over Eintracht Frankfurt winning by 5 goals to 2. Thomas Muller equalled Kevin de Bruyne’s record of assists in a single season by setting up Leon Groetzka for Bayern Munich first goal of the day. Muller now has 17 Bundesliga assists this season same as Debruyne’s 2014/2015 record when he was at Wolfsburg.
Robert Lewandoski and Alphonso Davies were also on target as the defending champions maintain their 4 points lead over Borussia Dortmund who defeated ten men Wolfsburg away from home to keep the pace on Bayern Munich.
Wolfsburg’s Felix Klaus was sent off in the 80th minute hence becoming the first player to receive in the Bundesliga after corona virus.
Raphael Guerreiro and Archraf Hakimi made sure the three points is safe in the bag. Jadon Sancho bagged his 16th of the season as well in that game.
Kai Hervertz continued from where he stopped last week by bagging another brace propelling Bayer Leverkusen to a 3-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach to stay third on the log with 53 points.
Other results saw Freiburg lost at home to ten men Werder Bremen by a lone goal while SC Paderborn held Hoffenheim to a one all draw.
Paderborn midfielder Klaus Gjasula set an unwanted record in that match. The Albania international bagged his 14th yellow card of this season campaign. Booked in the 61st minute, Gjasula became the first player to receive 14 yellow cards after 27 Bundesliga matches. Gjasula has featured in 24 games this season.
In 6 games, 18 goals were scored, 19 yellow cards and 2 reds were recorded.
Tomorrow will see games featuring Schalke 04 against Augsburg, Mainz 05 vs RB Leipzig and FC Cologne battling Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Bayern Munich still leads with 61 points, closely followed by Borussia Dortmund with 57 points with Bayer Leverkusen occupying the third position with 53 points.
Fortuna Dusseldorf, 23 points, Werder Bremen, 21 points and SC Paderborn 18 points are the last three on the log.