How to watch Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker

Lynne Hanson
April 9, 2017

Xabi Alonso dismissed suggestions experience was the deciding factor as Bayern Munich routed Borussia Dortmund 4-1 in Der Klassiker.

Benfica's Pizzi, bottom, and Dortmund's Julian Weigl challenge for the ball during the Champions League round of 16, second leg, soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Benfica in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Find out by following our live matchcast.

Ancelotti will hope the Poland worldwide recovers ahead of Wednesday's Champions League tie with Real Madrid as Bayern seek to edge a step closer to European success to add to what will inevitably be another Bundesliga crown.

Robben again went close, then drew a good stop from Roman Buerki, before tempers frayed with penalty appeals at either end, and Lewandowski getting a kick in the face from Marc Bartra.

The Bavarians got off to an explosive start and were up 2-0 after only 10 minutes with the 34-year-old Franck Ribéry completing a dazzling move that wrongfooted the entire Dortmund defence twice in the fourth minute.

With eight games remaining, Bayern leads the Bundesliga by 10 points as it seeks an unprecedented fifth consecutive title.

Robert Lewandowski doubled the lead from a free-kick before Raphael Guerreiro reduced the deficit. Arturo Vidal's botched clearance went straight to Guerreiro and he hammered the ball to the top left corner.

Leipzig captain Willi Orban was sent off with two minutes remaining but there was still time for Emil Forsberg to set up Poulsen's victor.

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"We would have been happy with a point, but it was very impressive how the team showed the will to win in added time", said RB coach Ralph Hasenhuettl.

Dortmund head into the weekend fourth in the table, a point adrift of third-placed Hoffenheim and five below Leipzig.

Aaron Hunt scored twice as Hamburg eased their relegation concerns with a 2-1 win over high-flying Hoffenheim at the Volksparkstadion.

Forward Bobby Wood crossed for Aaron Hunt to score Hamburg's victor with a quarter-hour remaining, lifting the side four points clear of the relegation zone after its fourth straight win at home.

Captain Lars Stindl scored the victor nine minutes from time for Gladbach after Cologne had twice come from behind to equalise.

But despite their disadvantage, Leipzig took the points thanks to Yussuf Poulsen, who squeezed in Emil Forsberg's pass to the far post for his first league goal since September.

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