Bayern beat Schalke to cut Dortmund lead
Berlin: Bayern Munich beat Schalke 04 3-1 to climb back into second place and cut the gap on Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund to five points.
Goals from Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry after a Schalke own goal lifted the Bavarians — who bounced back from last week’s loss to Bayer Leverkusen and face Liverpool in the Champions League round of 16 later thsis month — to 45 points.
Dortmund are on 50 points af-
ON TARGET: ter wasting a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Hoffenheim.Borussia Moenchengladbach dropped to third on 42 after losing 3-0 to visiting Hertha Berlin.
Winger Serge Gnabry celebrates after scoring Bayern Munich’s third goal