Robben double sends Bayern back to the top; Wolfsburg & Dortmund bag four each on the road; Rock-bottom Hertha lose to Nurnberg

Bayern Munich 2 – Freiburg 1 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) Bayern were stunned on the half hour at home against lowly Freiburg as visiting forward Cedric Makiadi crashed home a fierce drive from the edge of the Bavarians’ D. Arjen Robben pulled Bayern level midway through the second half with a thunderous free-kick. Robben the claimed sealed Bayern’s comeback scoring an 83rd minute penalty.

Monchengladbach 0 – Wolfsburg 4 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) Wolfsburg took control of their away match at Gladback in the minutes before the interval as Zvjezdan Misimovic drilled home 20-yard daisy-cutter to open before Edin Dzeko doubled the lead fro the spot. Christian Gentner headed in the reigning champs’ third in the 58th minute, and Dzeko raced clear ten minutes from time to complete the rout.

Bochum 1 – Borussia Dortmund 4 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) After Sebastian Kehl put Dortmund in front at Bochum, before in-form Egyptian forward Mohamed Zidan bagged another goal as his purple patch continued. Lewis Holtby pulled a goal back for Bochum on 53 minutes, but two goals in three minutes from Lucas Barrios (74,77) secured all three points for Dortmund.

Hertha Berlin 1 – Nurnberg 2 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) Bottom club Hertha Berlin’s hopes of survival were left in tatters after a 2-1 home defeat to fellow strugglers Nurnberg who snatched the points in stoppage time through Greece striker Angelos Charisteas.

Mainz 1 – FC Cologne 0 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) Aristide Bance was sent off for Mainz on 27 minutes, but Andre Schurrle came off the bench to grab the winner on 56 minutes.

Hannover 2 – Eintracht Frankfurt 1 (Bundesliga, March 13, 2010) Leon Andreasen fired Hannover in front after 14 minutes only for Halil Altintop to draw Frankfurt level right on the stroke of half-time. Frankfurt were reduced to ten men on 54 minutes when Selim Teber saw red and Hannover made their numerical advantage count with Sergio Pinto netting three minutes later. Maik Franz was dismissed in stoppage time to complete a miserable afternoon for Frankfurt.


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