A week after falling out of the lead it shared with surprise Hoffenheim, Bayern Munich moved to within one point of the Bundesliga lead with a 3-1 win
over Borussia Dortmund thanks to two late goals by Miroslav Klose
a day after Hoffenheim was held to a 1-1 tie at last-place Borussia Moenchengladbach.
"I am completely satisfied," said Bayern coach Juergen Klinsmann
. "Our commitment was total. We want to go past Hoffenheim or whoever else is there as
quickly as possible."
Dortmund led after only two minutes on a goal by Nelson Valdez
, but Brazilian Ze
midway through the first half.
Bayern created numerous chances in both halves but failed to score until Klose put the game away with a pair of clinical finishes.
Hertha Berlin missed a chance to tie Hoffenheim on points when it drew at Arminia Bielefeld, 1-1.