Borussia Dortmund vs VfL Bochum – Football Match Report – 30 April 2022

VfL Bochum scored twice in the final nine minutes, including an 85th-minute penalty through Milos Pantovic, to snatch a 4-3 win at Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

The result kept Dortmund a point off second place with two games remaining, with the Ruhr Valley club second on 63. It also gave Bochum their first Dortmund victory since 1998.

In a dramatic seven-goal encounter, Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick to lift Dortmund from 2-0 to lead 3-2.

Visitors Bochum got off to a dream start in their local derby and led 2-0 by the eighth minute thanks to goals from Sebastian Polter and Gerrit Holtmann.

The hosts quickly recovered and pulled one back with Haaland’s penalty in the 16th minute.

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The Norwegian was far from finished and he pocketed his second with another spot kick on the half hour mark.

The 21-year-old thought he finished his comeback with a lucky tap-in and rebound in the 62nd, but Bochum came back once more, leveling Juergen Locadia in the 81st and Pantovic’s penalty for a memorable derby win local.

Dortmund have 63 points, eight ahead of third-placed Bayer Leverkusen, who host Eintracht Frankfurt on Monday.

Bayern Munich, who won their 10th league title in a row last week, have 75 after losing 3-1 to Mainz.

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