Reus and Hummels rescue Dortmund


BERLIN, Sep 17: Borussia Dortmund veterans Marco Reus and Mats Hummels scored late to earn a 4-2 win at Freiburg on Saturday and reduce talk of a crisis at the club after its poor start to the Bundesliga.
Reus went on as a substitute and delivered a free kick that fell to Hummels – who’s also 34 – to squeeze over the line from close range in the 88th minute, then sealed the win himself in the third minute of injury time.
It meant Dortmund ended a two-game winless run ahead of its visit to Paris Saint-Germain for their Champions League opener on Tuesday.
Union Berlin lose
Union Berlin slumped to its second straight defeat losing 2-1 at Wolfsburg before its Champions League debut at Real Madrid on Wednesday. Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci remained on the bench for Union and is still to make his debut following a summer switch from Juventus.
Union made the better start but fell behind to an early strike from Jonas Wind on a counterattack. Leipzig warmed up for its Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win at Augsburg. Leipzig plays Swiss team Young Boys in Bern on Tuesday. (AP)


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