Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick to pick up an early Erling Haaland double when Bayern Munich hit back from 2-0 to beat Borussia Dortmund 4-2 in The Classic

Bayern Munich 4-2 Borussia DortmundGoals: 0-1 Haaland (2 ‘), 0-2 Haaland (9’), 1-2 Lewandowski (26 ‘), 2-2 Lewandowski (44’), 3-2 Goretzka (88 ‘), 4-2 Lewandowski (89’)

There were good reasons why much of the pre-game narrative centered on goalkeepers Lewandowski and Haaland. The two strikers scored four goals in the first half Haaland put down the glove within 120 seconds with an 18-yard hit that flew past Manuel Neuer on Jerome Boateng’s outstretched leg. Dortmund’s No. 9 doubled its balance in the ninth minute and routinely used Thorgan Hazard’s centimeter-precise cut-back After 25 minutes, Thomas Meunier could have added perhaps a third more if he had shown more composure in the last third.The Bayern heeded the warning when Leroy Sane defeated Nico Schulz and Lewandowski shot a cross shot on the toe to make it 2-1 Landing on the far post The Bundesliga top scorer had tried and shot but recovered the penalty spot towards the end of the half after Mahmoud Dahoud was classified as disabled for Kingsley Coman by the VAR review

Dortmund returned fire within moments of the restart when Hazard shot a Schulz cross into the side netting Bayern responded with in-kind contributions, but Marwin Hitz was able to fend off an attempt by Coman after spilling Joshua Kimmich’s first goal after Haaland had left the field after an hour due to injury, he saw Lewandowski from 18 meters after a nice game by Sane in the run-up Lewandowski connected with Serge Gnabry, 15 minutes before the end of regular time, but the Bayern substitute was on the Distracted away in the grateful arms of Hitz Dortmund clung to Kimmich when Jude Bellingham defeated Kimmich in the closing stages before Leon Goretzka took the lead for Bayern for the first time after a half-break. Lewandowski ended his hat-trick shortly after, for the two-point advantage Bayern to restore before RB Leipzig at the top of the table

Bavaria: Neuer (c) – Süle, Boateng (Martinez 70 ‘), Alaba, Davies – Kimmich, Goretzka – Sane (Hernandez 90’ 1), Müller (Choupo-Moting 90 ‘1), Coman (Gnabry 66’ )) – LewandowskiUsed submarines: Hoffmann, Sarr, Roca, Dantas, MusialaOut: Costa (metatarsus), Nianzou (thighs), Nübel (ankles), Pavard (match fitness), Tolisso (thighs) Trainer: Hansi Flick

Dortmund: Hitz – Meunier, Hummels, Zagadou (Morey 70 ‘), Schulz – Can, Delaney (Bellingham 70’) – Reus (c) (Reinier 77 ‘), Dahoud, Hazard (Brandt 59’) – Haaland ( Tigges 59 ‘) Unused submarines: Bürki, Moukoko, Piszczek, PasslackOut: Akanji (muscle tear), Guerreiro (calf), Reyna (punch), Sancho (thigh), Schmelzer (knee), Witsel (Achilles tendon) Trainer: Edin Terzic

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