The BvB had yet another crazy evening this Wednesday evening. Sébastien Haller and his teammates snatched the victory in additional time on the lawn of Mainz (2-1) to return to five small points behind leader Bayern Munich, after 17 days. After having painfully beaten Augsburg on Sunday (4-3) on their Westfalenstdion lawn, Edin Terzic’s men, without their without their English striker Jude Bellingham, suspended for accumulation of yellow cards, were just as slow to sign a second success in 2023 in the Bundesliga.
Borussia won thanks to a goal from Giovanni Reyna in the third of five minutes of additional time, on a corner from Julian Brandt deflected by Sébastien Haller for Reyna. “I think those are the most emotional wins. Right now you have to work hard to look for the wins in the minutes after the 90th minute.“, commented Borussia midfielder Julian Brandt, at the microphone of one of the broadcasters, Sky, after the meeting.
With these six points taken, they have made up almost half of their delay on the Munich, who have only made two draws at the same time in Leipzig (1-1) and Cologne (1-1). With 31 points, Borussia Dortmund is back in the sights of Bayern Munich (36 points), at the end of the first leg of the German championship.