Michy Batshuayi strikes again for Borussia Dortmund as Marco Reus returns
Michy Batshuayi scored his third objective in two video games since becoming a member of Borussia Dortmund as they celebrated the return of Marco Reus from damage with a 2-Zero win over troubled SV Hamburg within the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Mario Goetze added the second to take Dortmund third and push the Dinos – the one ever-present membership within the Bundesliga’s 55-year historical past – a step nearer to relegation.
Reus was included within the beginning line-up for his first match since struggling a knee damage within the German Cup ultimate final May and was concerned within the opening objective 4 minutes into the second half.
His cross discovered Christian Pulisic who slid the ball to the far put up the place Batshuayi, who signed on mortgage from Chelsea 10 days in the past, scored into an empty web.
Goetze, himself struggling in an injury-hit season, completed off a counter-attack by dinking the ball over Christian Mathenia in stoppage time for his second objective of the season.
Dortmund have 37 factors, one behind RB Leipzig, whereas runaway leaders Bayern Munich, on 53, host Schalke 04 within the night match.
Hamburg are 17th within the 18-team desk with 17 factors, three adrift of Mainz 05 who’re within the relegation playoff spot
Bayer Leverkusen (35 factors) missed an opportunity to go second once they misplaced 2-Zero at house to Hertha Berlin.
Valentino Lazaro scored two minutes earlier than halftime, the referee confirming the objective after reviewing it on the video replay system (VAR), and Salomon Kalou added the second within the 57th minute after
Leverkusen misplaced possession.
Eintracht Frankfurt beat Cologne 4-2 to depart the Billy Goats caught on the backside of the desk, 4 factors behind Hamburg, whereas Hoffenheim beat Mainz by the identical rating.
Adam Szalai and Andrej Kramaric netted two apiece for Hoffenheim and Emil Berggreen bagged each objectives for Mainz.
Hannover 96 beat Freiburg 2-Zero within the different sport.