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Three goals from Marco Reus gave 10-man Borussia Dortmund a 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday (February 16) that ...
kept the Bundesliga champions in second spot, a point ahead of Bayer Leverkusen who defeated Augsburg 2-1. Midfielder Reus was the recipient of two defence-splitting passes early on and he sprinted clear both times to beat keeper Kevin Trapp as the hosts raced into a 2-0 lead by the 10th minute.
SHOWS: DORTMUND, GERMANY (FEBRUARY 16, 2013) (SPORTSMAN MEDIA GROUP - SEE ABOVE FOR RESTRICTIONS) BORUSSIA DORTMUND (YELLOW) V EINTRACHT FRANKFURT (RED AND BLACK) 1. DORTMUND'S YELLOW WALL OF FANS 2. DORTMUND GOAL: MARIO GOTZE'S FIRST TIME PASS HELPS MARCO REUS BEAT THE OFFSIDE TRAP AND REUS SCORES WITH A LOW SHOT PAST FRANKFURT GOALKEEPER KEVIN TRAPP: 1-0 3. REPLAY OF GOAL 4. DORTMUND COACH JUERGEN KLOPP WATCHING 5. DORTMUND GOAL: MATS HUMMELS ADVANCES AT FRANKFURT'S RETREATING DEFENCE AND SLIPS THE BALL THROUGH TO REUS ON THE LEFT AND HE SCORES LOW INTO TRAPP'S FAR CORNER: 2-0 6. REVERSE ANGLE REPLAY OF GOAL: 7. RED CARD: SLOWMOTION OF JULIAN SCHIEBER (23) AND BASTIAN OCZIPKA (6) CLASHING AS THEY CHALLENGE FOR A HIGH BALL 8. REFEREE FELIX BRYCH SHOWING SCHREIBER THE RED CARD 9. SCHREIBER LAUGHING IN DISBELIEF 10. DORTMUND GOAL: GOTZE RUNS ONTO A THROUGH BALL FROM ILKAY GUENDOGAN, IS CHALLENGED BY A DEFENDER AND THE BALL RUNS TO REUS WHO SHOOTS RIGHT FOOTED INTO THE FAR CORNER OF THE NET: 3-0 11. KLOPP CELEBRATING ON THE TOUCHLINE 12. RED CARD: SLOWMOTION OF HUMMELS FALLING THEATRICALLY UNDER A CHALLENGE FROM TAKASHI INUI 13. REFEREE BRYCH SENDING INUI OFF FOR HIS SECOND YELLOW CARD 14. REUS HOLDING THE MATCH BALL AFTER THE FINAL WHISTLE WOLFSBURG, GERMANY (FEBRUARY 15, 2013) (SPORTSMAN MEDIA GROUP - SEE ABOVE FOR RESTRICTIONS) WOLFSBURG (GREEN) 0 BAYERN MUNICH (RED) 2 15. TEAMS WALK ONTO THE PITCH AT THE VOLKSWAGEN ARENA 16. BAYERN GOAL: TONI KROOS LIFTS A CURLING FREEKICK INTO THE PENALTY AREA, BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER HEADS IT BACK AND MARIO MANDZUKIC LEAPS TO SCORE WITH A BICYCLE KICK/ MANDZUKIC TRIES TO CALM DOWN HIS CELEBRATING TEAMMATES: 0-1 17. SLOWMOTION REPLAY OF GOAL SECOND HALF 18. BAYERN GOAL: THOMAS MUELLER CROSSES FROM THE RIGHT FOR ARJEN ROBBEN WHO CONTROLS AND THEN SMASHES THE BALL LEFT FOOTED PAST WOLFSBURG GOALKEEPER DIEGO BANAGLIO: 2-0 19. SLOWMOTION REPLAY OF GOAL 20. BAYERN PLAYERS SALUTING THEIR FANS AFTER THE FINAL WHISTLE LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY (FEBRUARY 16, 2013) (SPORTSMAN MEDIA GROUP - SEE ABOVE FOR RESTRICTIONS) BAYER LEVERKUSEN (RED) V AUGSBURG (WHITE) 21. WIDE OF THE BAYARENA STADIUM 22. LEVERKUSEN GOAL: GONZALO CASTRO LIFTS A FREEKICK INTO THE PENALTY AREA AND STEPHAN KIESSLING HEADS PAST AUGSBURG GOALKEEPER ALEX MANNINGER: 1-0 23. REVERSE ANGLE REPLAY OF GOAL/ CELEBRATIONS 24. LEVERKUSEN GOAL: ANDRE SCHURRLE'S SHOT IS SAVED BY MANNINGER, KIESSLING LATCHES ONTO THE REBOUND, PULLS THE BALL BACK FOR LARS BENDER TO SCORE WITH A LOW SHOT INTO THE CORNER: 2-0 25. REVERSE ANGLE REPLAY OF GOAL 26. AUGSBURG GOAL: ANDRE HAHN BEATS DEFENDER SEBASTIAN BOENISCH OUT ON THE WING AND HIS LOW CROSS IS VOLLEYED HOME BY SASCHA MOELDERS: 2-1 27. SIDE ANGLE REPLAY OF GOAL 28. FINAL WHISTLE AND LEVERKUSEN COACH MARKUS WEINZIERL CELEBRATING STORY: Three goals from Marco Reus gave 10-man Borussia Dortmund a 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday (February 16) that kept the Bundesliga champions in second spot, a point ahead of Bayer Leverkusen who defeated Augsburg 2-1. Midfielder Reus was the recipient of two defence-splitting passes early on and he sprinted clear both times to beat keeper Kevin Trapp as the hosts raced into a 2-0 lead by the 10th minute. Dortmund, without suspended striker Robert Lewandowski, had Julian Schieber sent off for a second caution in the 31st minute but felt he had been harshly judged for using his elbow on Bastian Oczipka. They then had to soak up some pressure before delivering the decisive blow in the 65th minute. It was Ilkay Guendogan's turn to slice open the Eintracht defence with a well-timed pass to Mario Goetze who advanced, lost possession but saw the ball fall to fellow Germany international Reus who converted to complete his treble and take his tally in the league this season to 11 goals. Numerical balance was restored when Eintracht's Takashi Inui received his marching orders in the 74th minute for a second yellow card for a challenge on Mats Hummels, who rolled theatrically after what appeared to be slight pull from the Japanese midfielder. Dortmund, who bounced back after last week's 4-1 defeat by Hamburg SV, have 42 points while Eintracht are fourth on 37. Runaway leaders Bayern Munich have 57 points after they won 2-0 at VfL Wolfsburg on Friday (February 15) thanks to a superb Mario Mandzukic bicycle kick and Arjen Robben's first goal of the season. The league's top scorer Mandzukic, unfazed by media reports Bayern are close to signing Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski for next season, snatched his 15th goal of the campaign in dazzling fashion in the 36th minute. Croatia striker Mandzukic climbed to score over his shoulder after Bastian Schweinsteiger nodded back Toni Kroos' freekick. Mandzukic did not celebrate his goal against the club he represented from 2010-12. Substitute Robben put the result beyond doubt when he ran into space before controlling Thomas Mueller's cross and drilling the ball in from six metres in stoppage time at the end of the game. Striker Stefan Kiessling scored one goal and laid on another as Leverkusen, third on 41 points, sank Augsburg. Kiessling headed in a Gonzalo Castro free kick in the 26th minute to join Mandzukic as the Bundesliga's top scorer this season on 15 goals. The forward, who has been regularly snubbed by Germany coach Joachim Loew, also set up Lars Bender for the second goal in the 75th minute as Leverkusen won for the first time in four games. Sascha Moelders grabbed a deserved consolation goal for the visitors in the 89th minute. Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bayern Munich 22 18 3 1 57 7 57 2 Borussia Dortmund 22 12 6 4 50 26 42 3 Bayer Leverkusen 22 12 5 5 43 30 41 4 Eintracht Frankfurt 22 11 4 7 38 34 37 5 Freiburg 22 9 7 6 29 22 34 6 Hamburg SV 22 10 4 8 27 27 34 7 Mainz 22 9 5 8 30 27 32 8 Schalke 04 22 8 6 8 35 37 30 9 Borussia Moen'gladbach 22 7 9 6 31 33 30 10 Hanover 96 21 9 2 10 39 39 29 11 Werder Bremen 22 8 4 10 38 41 28 12 Fortuna Duesseldorf 22 7 6 9 27 29 27 13 VfL Wolfsburg 22 7 5 10 22 32 26 14 Nuremberg 21 6 7 8 20 27 25 15 VfB Stuttgart 21 7 4 10 23 39 25 16 Hoffenheim 21 4 4 13 26 45 16 17 FC Augsburg 22 2 9 11 18 35 15 18 Greuther Fuerth 22 2 6 14 13 36 12