All eyes were on Hakimi after an encouraging restart to the season -- and a goal against Wolfsburg at the weekend -- but his performance as Dortmund were defeated 1-0 by Bayern Munich in the biggest fixture of the German football calendar may have...
The way Alphonso Davies was running up and down the left flank for Bayern Munich on Tuesday had his teammates comparing him to a cartoon character: the Road Runner.
The Canadian teenager was one of Bayern's standout players as the club beat Borussia Dortmund 1-0 to close in on another Bundesliga title, with his marauding runs a key part of the visiting team's attack and defence.
Bundesliga title No. 30 took a giant step closer to the Sabenerstrasse, Bayern Munich's spiritual home, and where the "Meisterschale" has enjoyed summering for the past eight years. Tuesday's 1-0 road win over Borussia Dortmund offered a neat summary of why it's Groundhog Day in Germany, no matter how annoying this is to all the neutrals who wanted to see a genuine title race go down to the wire, instead of seeing Bayern seven points clear with six games to go.