Bayern Munich won 2-1 against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, 1st November at the Allianz arena.
Arjen Robben converted a penalty late in the game which was crucial for Bayern Munich’s win. Also, Robert Lewadowski’s goal in the first half of the game gave Bayern Munich lead over Dortmund.
Marco Reus scored a goal for Dortmund. Borussia Dortmund lost five times consecutively in this edition of Bundesliga. The team never before made such a bad start in this competition.
Bayern Munich is currently at the topmost position in the league table being four points ahead of VFL Wolfsburg, which currently holds the second place. Dortmund is at the 17th place with only seven points.
Neven Subotic, the defender of the Dortmund team who replaced Matt Hummels made a mistake of holding back Franck Ribery of the Bayern Munich team in the penalty area which proved to be a costly one. Arjen Robben utilized the opportunity and scored the second goal for Bayern Munich.
Pep Guardiola, coach of the Bayern Munich team said that the team is satisfied at their performance and further added that their performance in the second half was appropriate.
Juergen Klopp, coach of the Dortmund team said after the German Clasico match that they performed well in the first half but in the second half of the match they apparently performed worse because they failed to handle the pressure. Coach Klopp said that Dortmund had put in a lot of effort to win the game which makes the defeat all the more heartbreaking for them.
Lewandowski said after the game that they successfully retained their position in the league table and further added that it was a remarkable day for him. He said that Dortmund indeed is in a bad position at the moment but he’s sure that in the next season the team will be able to enter the Championship League.