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2018/19 German Bundesliga
  • Jadon Sancho (45')
  • Marco Reus (54')

Dortmund win but finish second in Bundesliga

BERLIN, May 18 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 on Saturday but finished the Bundesliga season in second place, two points behind Bayern Munich.

Dortmund, who had a nine-point lead over Bayern in November before losing their momentum at start of 2019, scored on the stroke of half-time through Jadon Sancho and added another through Marco Reus in the 54th minute.

But the win was not enough to carry them past Bayern, who crushed Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 to win their seventh straight league title with 78 points.

RB Leipzig also qualified for next season's Champions League, finishing third.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 34 +56 78
2 Borussia Dortmund 34 +37 76
3 RB Leipzig 34 +34 66
4 Bayer Leverkusen 34 +17 58
5 Borussia Monchengladbach 34 +13 55
6 VfL Wolfsburg 34 +12 55
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 +12 54
8 Werder Bremen 34 +9 53
9 TSG Hoffenheim 34 +18 51
10 Fortuna Düsseldorf 34 -16 44
11 Hertha Berlin 34 -8 43
12 Mainz 34 -11 43
13 SC Freiburg 34 -15 36
14 Schalke 04 34 -18 33
15 FC Augsburg 34 -20 32
16 VfB Stuttgart 34 -38 28
17 Hannover 96 34 -40 21
18 Nurnberg 34 -42 19