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Late goals are not good for the Bundesliga

By Jonathan Harding on Monday, September 17, 2018

In the final nine minutes (plus stoppage time) of Matchday 3, 13 goals were scored. In five games, those goals proved result-changing. For neutrals and the Bundesliga this is hugely entertaining, especially in a league short on competition, but it is also a very short-term gain that extends a long-term issue. In Wolfsburg, two goals came from set-pieces given away by needless fouls, while the final goal was scored because of an…