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Dortmund strengthens Bundesliga lead, Gnabry secures Bayern's win

IANS  |  Dortmund (Germany) 

has defeated Freiburg 2-0 in Bundesliga, strengthening its hold on the top spot, while forward struck twice against Werder Bremen for a 2-1 win, giving the defending champions their seventh win this season.

playmaker opened the scoring for on a penalty attempt five minutes before the first-half stoppage time on Saturday night, reports news.

striker waited until the first minute of second-half stoppage time to secure the win.

The Black and Yellows have 33 points in the table and a seven-point lead over second-placed Borussia Monchengladbach, which is to play its Matchday 13 duel with on Sunday.

Freiburg is provisionally in 12th place with 14 points.

In other action on Saturday, Gnabry scored for in the 20th minute, but Bremen striker equalized 13 minutes later.

Gnabry struck again in the 50th minute, allowing to provisionally regain the third spot in the league standings with 24 points.

Bremen is in eighth place with 18 points, pending the remaining Matchday 13 games.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 14:44 IST
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