Haaland returns to send Dortmund top, Freiburg draw on big day

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Erling Haaland returned from injury to bag a brace as Borussia Dortmund went top of the Bundesliga with a 3-1 win over Mainz on Saturday while fellow high-flyers Freiburg inaugurated their new stadium with a 1-1 draw against RB Leipzig. Haaland smashed in a penalty after a stunning early goal from captain Marco Reus set the tone against midtable Mainz. Jonathan Burkardt gave the visitors late hope but Haaland settled matters in injury-time with his ninth of the season. Dortmund are two points clear of champions Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen, who meet in a Sunday thriller. Freiburg, fourth…

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