Despite a poor finish to 2016, Thomas Tuchel's Dortmund are still in a great position to start well in 2017 and push for Champions League places.
While Bayern had a sub-par performance against Freiburg, Carlo Ancelotti insists that the win is most important.
Still in hibernation mode from their winter break, Bayern Munich were rescued by two stellar goals from Robert Lewandowski to beat Freiburg.
Carlo Ancelotti credited Bayern Munich's "will to win" after coming from behind to beat Freiburg 2-1.
Robert Lewandowski's brace and late game-winner gave Bayern Munich all three points against a resilient Freiburg side.
Robert Lewandowski's late winner helped Bayern Munich see off a game Freiburg squad to start the 2017 portion of their campaign with a 2-1 victory.