Full text query multi_match document scores

Hey ElasticSearch Community,

I indexed documents of the following structure to ElasticSearch

"mappings" => [
    "properties" => [
        "title" => [
            "type" => "text"
        "tags" => [
            "type" => "text"

now I try to run a multi_match query against my index like so:

"must" => [
    "multi_match" => [
        "query" => "awesome dishwasher",
        "operator" => "or",
        "fields" => [

I expect the query to return documents that contain either "awesome" or "dishwasher" or both of the words in either the title field or the tag field.

I expect the query to score documents, which contain both words, higher than documents that contain only one of the words.

For some reason the document scoring is not like I expect it to be. Can you give me a hint what I'm doing wrong here, and explain, what I have to do different.

Best regards, Internet Media

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