Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Hertha regains Bundesliga lead
by Paul Kennedy, March 2nd, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[GERMANY] Hertha Berlin went back on top in the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday and held the top spot when last week's leader, Hamburg, fell at home to Wolfsburg, 3-1. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich's troubles continued when it slipped to fifth place following its 0-0 tie at Werder Bremen.

Ukrainian Andrey Voronin, on loan from Liverpool, has been an invaluable pickup for Hertha. He scored his fourth goal in four games and Hungary midfielder Pal Dardai followed with a second goal to put Hertha 2-0 up at halftime. American Michael Bradley scored for Moenchengladbach from the penalty spot in the 69th minute.

Wolfsburg moved into fourth place, ahead of Bayern, thanks to its win over Hamburg. Brazilian Grafite led Wolfsburg with two early goals.

Tiny Hoffenheim could have moved back into a share of the lead but was held to a 0-0 draw by Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern had a man advantage for 75 minutes after Naldo was sent for fouling last man Bastian Schweinsteiger, but it couldn't score at Bremen.

"We have to accept the result as it is," said Bayern coach Juergen Klinsmann,

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
USL Week 2: Results & Standings    
Cuban Heviel Cordoves scored twice and rookie Ricky Garbanzo added a third goal as the Charleston ...
USA romps in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 5-2     
The U.S. team preparing for Olympic qualifying defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina's under-21 team, 5-2, in a friendly played ...
MLS Week 4: FC Dallas puts its perfect record on line    
FC Dallas, the only remaining unbeaten and untied team in MLS, hosts the 2014 Supporters' Shield ...
Berti's back: 'Der Terrier' moves to U.S. sidelines    
Berti Vogts, who is responsible for Jurgen Klinsmann getting his job as German national team coach ...
USL Week 2: Finley joins Independence movement    
All 24 USL teams are in action this week as 10 of the 13 new teams ...
What They're Saying: Jason Kreis    
"It's impossible for me to say, but I really had expected Mix to go. I think ...
Road to Russia: Barbados ends USVI dream    
Barbados made amends for a shock 1-0 loss at home during which it had two penalty ...
MLS Trade Central: Timbers sign Ghanaian winger    
The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Ishmael Yartey on loan from French Ligue 2 club Sochaux. ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"It was the first time in my life that I had not made a team, that ...
MLS clubs depleted because of callups    
MLS is the only top-level league with a heavy presence of national team players that didn't ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives