Bundesliga roundup: Jadon Sancho cameo keeps Dortmund’s hopes alive

  • Sancho sets up second in 2-0 win at Wolfsburg
  • Kai Havertz scores twice as Leverkusen beat Gladbach

Jadon Sancho came off the bench to help boost Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga title hopes with a 2-0 win at Wolfsburg, while Borussia Mönchengladbach slipped to fourth with a 3-1 home defeat by Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern Munich, the leaders, were in action in the late game, at home to Eintracht Frankfurt.

Raphaël Guerreiro put Dortmund in front in the 32nd minute before Sancho, who is still being used sparingly after a groin strain, launched a lightning counterattack which ended in Achraf Hakimi firing his side’s second goal in the 78th minute. Wolfsburg midfielder Felix Klaus’s late dismissal for a foul on Manuel Akanji ended any hopes of a comeback.

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