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Bayern Munich beat Dortmund 1-0 to extend lead

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Bayern Munich has displayed a show of might beating rivals Borussia Dortmund a goal to nil at Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday.

The Bundesliga league leaders took the lead in the 43rd minute when Joshua Kimmich’s 20-yard strike went past goalkeeper Roman Burki.

Dortmund began the match at a high tempo seeing two of their attempts blocked inside the box as they threatened to break the deadlock early.

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Striker Robert Lewandoski created some space for himself to cause some damage but his strike was blocked inside the box before the visitors claimed back the possession.

Raphael Guerreiro displayed real talent when swung a ball into the penalty box but his effort was canceled even though he pushed the ball into the net in the 10th minute.

Thomas Muller was also denied in the box as Serge Gnabry was unable to turn a good dribble into a goal before the half hour mark.

Thirgan Hazard impressed in the midfield as Jadon Sancho came in the second half to replace Julian Brandt but the damage had already been done.

The win send Bayern Munich seven points clear of their rivals with 64 points and an upper hand to walk away with the trophy come end of the season.

It is also their third straight win following the resumption of sporting activities in Germany following the coronavirus pandemic.

Dortmund now face serious challenge from RB Leipzing who stand 3 points behind them with a game less played.

Bayern Leverkusen is at fourth position with 53 points as they face Wolfsburg at home on Tuesday.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international


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