European Tour: Haaland signs in style while Stuttgart escapes in style | european football club

Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland scored a goal in his last game for the German club when he won Hertha Berlin 2-1 at the end of the season, forcing their opponents to a relegation playoff.

Haaland scored from a penalty kick to equalize the score 1-1 with his 86th goal in his 89th match in all competitions since 2020, as Dortmund finished runners-up Bayern Munich. The Norway international will join Manchester City before next season in a multi-year deal worth €300m.

Hertha took a penalty in the 18th minute after Isaac Belvodel fell into the penalty area. Belvodel stepped forward to convert the penalty himself. Dortmund took a long time to bid farewell to several players as well as longtime sporting director Michael Zorc.

But the hosts eventually got their own penalty for a handball by Marvin Platnhardt, and Haaland, who also scored on his Bundesliga debut, found the net in his last appearance for the club to make it all profitable.

Yusuf Mukoko’s superb low shot in the 84th minute that bounced off the post, snatched the three points for Dortmund to take Hertha to 16th place after Stuttgart’s dramatic injury-time victory over Cologne, which raised it to fifteenth and safety place.

Hertha’s coach, Felix Magath, who took charge in mid-March with the well-established team in 17th, had been looking to lead them to safety, but now must prepare his men for a playoff battle if they want to avoid relegation.

RB Leipzig Scored in overtime by Willy Urban to snatch a 1-1 draw at Armenia Bielefeld And securing their position in the European Champions League by taking the fourth place, as their opponents relegated.

Leipzig needed at least a point to make sure they finished fourth in the top four, but their task got easier after that Freiburg Lost 2-1 in the hour Bayer Leverkusen To shorten the last round. Yanni Serra scored for Armenia in the 70th minute, but Orban headed a free kick to give his team a point. Leipzig will join Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and third-placed Leverkusen in the Champions League.

Union Berlin They completed their exciting season with a 3-2 بنتيجة Bochum To occupy fifth place with 57 points, one point behind Leipzig, and secure a place in the European League.

Cologne Conceded a goal in injury time in Stuttgart To fall back 2-1 but still end up in the European Conference League. Stuttgart’s last-gasp goal kept them qualified for another season, sending Hertha Berlin into the elimination match for relegation.

Bayern Munich Striker Robert Lewandowski was on target at the end of the season 2-2 in Wolfsburg To raise his score to 35 goals in the German League, to win the league’s top scorer for the fifth consecutive season. Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Saturday that Lewandowski had told the club’s hierarchy that he wanted to leave and not extend his contract with the German champions.

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Speaking ahead of Bayern Munich’s last match in the Bundesliga, Salihamidzic confirmed widespread reports that the second-best-scorer in the Bundesliga might be on his way out despite having a contract until 2023. The player has been closely linked with a move to Barcelona.

“I spoke with Lewa. Salihamidzic told me on Sky Germany in that discussion that he did not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that we would like to leave the club. He said he wanted to do something else. But our position has not changed. The fact is that he got a contract until June 30th. 2023″.

The only match in the Spanish League witnessed Espanol held by 1-1 Valencia at home. Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas equalized in stoppage time in the first half after Maxi Gomez’s opening goal. There was a bit of a ride on the score as both teams were headed for center in the middle of the table.

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