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Borussia Dortmund 90 minutes away from winning the Bundesliga



Borussia Dortmund could be Bundesliga champions this Saturday/AFP

Borussia Dortmund could be Bundesliga champions this Saturday/AFP

At the impressive Westfalenstadion and 80,000 spectators (25,000 of whom were the mythical yellow wall), Borussia Dortmund clinched their first German title since 2012 in 90 minutes on Saturday, becoming Bayern Munich’s first stop of the decade. put an end to reign.

After last week’s 3-0 victory over Augsburg, Dortmund, Germany’s ninth largest city of 600,000 inhabitants in the heart of the Ruhr industrial area, is feeling euphoria like it hasn’t in a decade.

The team colors black and yellow appeared on the streets. Just like in 2012, when Jürgen Klopp’s team at the time won the league title and 400,000 people celebrated, the weekend party is all set.

Coach Edin Teržić also finds it difficult to get out of this atmosphere: “We have a Bundesliga game to play. It will be very difficult. Mainz are very high in the second leg.”

To be precise, Mainz beat Bayern Munich in their home stadium four weeks ago, when they were at the height of their euphoria after a 10-match unbeaten streak. Since then, they have lost four games by 13 goals and are uncontested on the final day.

Leaders Dortmund are two points ahead of Bayern Munich, who head to Cologne, just 100 kilometers from the Westfalenstadion.I need to win so I don’t have to see the Bavarian giants

“The good thing is that the field is as big as last week and the ball is round again,” Teržić joked to relativize the situation 48 hours after the game.

Dortmund were the first to enter the final day thanks to their strength at home and have been unbeaten since 20 August. 14 wins, 1 draw in the 2-0 win against Werder Bremen at the start of the season, and just one defeat against Bayern. 88 minutes.

As a last resort, Teržić is waiting for the return of his star, Englishman Jude Bellingham, who has been out of Augsburg with a knee problem.

On the contrary, the air in Munich is heavy. After losing to Leipzig (3-1) at the Allianz Arena last week, fate was no longer in their hands.

Anxiety hangs over the Bavarian capital for a trophy-less year not seen since 2011.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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