The Borussia Dortmund (3rd), who won 3-1 at Mainz 05, and the Wolfsburg (4th), who drew 2-2 in the field of RB Leipzig, they sealed their classification to the next Champions League, this Sunday on the 33rd and penultimate day of the Bundesliga.
Everything is therefore already decided in the upper part of the German league, where the Bayern Munich he was proclaimed national champion for the ninth year in a row last weekend. The RB Leipzig the runner-up is sure.
On saturday Eintracht Frankfurt (5th) lost by surprise 4-3 to bottom and already condemned Schalke 04, which provided a great opportunity to Borussia Dortmund Y Wolfsburg to be sure to finish in the ‘Top 4’. And they both took advantage of it.
The Borussia Dortmund I needed to win in Mainz (13th) to achieve the goal before the last day and at Wolfsburg it was enough for him to score in Leipzig.
The Eintracht, for a long time within the area Champions, you will have to settle for playing the Europa League the next course.
Classification a Champions culminates a great week for him Borussia Dortmund, which on Thursday was proclaimed German Cup champion after thrashing 4-1 at RB Leipzig.
The two 20-year-old stars of the Borussia Dortmund, Jadon Sancho Y Erling Haaland They did not score this Sunday but they toasted their teammates: the young Englishman Sancho served portuguese Raphaël Warrior, who scored the first with a dry shot from the edge of the area (1-0, minute 23). Then his captain Marco Reus signed the second of the visitors in 42.
In the final stretch, the Norwegian Haaland attended the international Julian Brandt for the third goal of Borussia Dortmund (3-0, 80). In the 90, Robin Quaison signed the honor goal Mainz, of criminal.
The classification to the Champions is a huge relief for the club Ruhr, who has gone through difficult moments this season and who at the beginning of April was seven points behind fourth place.
Wolfsburg sign up for the Champions League
In the last game of the day, the Wolfsburg went ahead with two goals in the first half, with a double of Maximilian Philipp (12, 45+1).
In the second part, the Leipzig avoided defeat with goals from the Dutchman Justin Kluivert (51), a pass from the Austrian Marcel Sabitzer, who signed 2-2 in 78 when he converted a penalty.
Al Wolfsburg the triumph escaped him and yielded third place to Dortmund, but he got the necessary point to seal the classification to the maximum European tournament, a success for the city club of the automobile brand Volkswagen.
On Saturday, the already champion Bayern tied 2-2 in Sc freiburg, in a game without great incentives for both clubs.
The crash will go down in history, however, because there the Pole got Robert Lewandowski (minute 26, penalty) his 40th goal in this Bundesliga, equaling the record for goals in the same edition of the German league, held alone from 1971-1972 by the legendary Gerd Müller.
On the last day before him Augsburg, Lewandowski will aspire to set a new record.