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2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Marco Reus (76')

Dortmund rest Haaland but edge out Hoffenheim

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Substitute Reus earns Dortmund narrow win (1:17)

Erling Haaland sets up Marco Reus to score Borussia Dortmund's winner. Watch Bundesliga on ESPN+. (1:17)

Borussia Dortmund needed a second-half goal by substitute Marco Reus to beat Hoffenheim 1-0.

Reus and top scorer Erling Haaland started on the bench ahead of the trip to Lazio in the Champions League next week, and Dortmund were nowhere near their best and had to wait until late in the first half for their first opportunities.

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United States international Giovanni Reyna's effort was saved on the line Thomas Meunier's header bounced off the crossbar.

Dortmund captain Reus and Haaland were brought on in the 64th and instantly breathed life into Dortmund's attack.

They combined perfectly for Reus to tap in the winner 14 minutes from time.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 8 +16 19
2 Borussia Dortmund 8 +13 18
3 Bayer Leverkusen 8 +7 18
4 RB Leipzig 8 +11 17
5 FC Union Berlin 8 +10 15
6 VfL Wolfsburg 8 +4 14
7 Borussia Monchengladbach 8 0 12
8 VfB Stuttgart 8 +4 11
9 Werder Bremen 8 0 11
10 FC Augsburg 8 -1 11
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 8 -2 11
12 TSG Hoffenheim 8 -1 8
13 Hertha Berlin 8 -3 7
14 SC Freiburg 8 -10 6
15 Mainz 8 -11 4
16 Arminia Bielefeld 8 -12 4
17 FC Cologne 8 -6 3
18 Schalke 04 8 -19 3