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Golden oldie Pizarro deals Dortmund hopes another blow

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Golden oldie Pizarro deals Dortmund hopes another blow
Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund - Weser-Stadion, Bremen, Germany - May 4, 2019 Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl in action with Werder Bremen's Claudio Pizarro REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer   -   Copyright  FABIAN BIMMER(Reuters)
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BREMEN, Germany (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund let slip a two-goal lead and were held 2-2 at Werder Bremen, seriously denting their Bundesliga title hopes, on Saturday with 40-year-old Claudio Pizarro scoring the equaliser for the hosts.

Two stunning first-half goals, a solo effort from Christian Pulisic and a free kick from Paco Alcacer, gave Dortmund a 2-0 lead and put them in complete control before they self-destructed after halftime.

Kevin Moehwald pulled one back with a shot which slipped through goalkeeper Roman Buerki’s legs in the 70th minute and Peruvian veteran Pizarro rifled home the equaliser as Bremen capitalised on a defensive mix-up five minutes later.

Dortmund dropped four points behind Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with two matches each to play, meaning that the Bavarians need one more win to seal a seventh successive title.

(Writing by Brian Homewood, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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