German Bundesliga Review: Bayern Extends Lead As Dortmund Falter Again

German champions Bayern Munich have gone eight points clear at the top of the table following their professional 1-0 win over their hosts Eintracht Frankfurt.

Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal netted the only goal or the game in the 20th minute to further help his team move clear of the chasing pack.

Borussia Dortmund’s recent slump took a new turn on Saturday after they were beaten 2-1 by Werder Bremen at the Signa Iduna Park.

Czech Republic defender Theodore Gebre Selassie scored the winning goal for the visitors after Pierre Emerick-Aubameyamg’s second half strike cancelled out the opening goal from Johannes Eggestein.

Saturday’s Results (Week 15)

Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Werder Bremen

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-1 Bayern Munich

RB Leipzig 2-2 Mainz 05

Freiburg 0-0 Wolfsburg

Borussia Moenchenglabach 1-1 Schalke 04

Standings (Top 7):

1. Bayern Munich 35 points

2. RB Leipzig 27 points

3. Schalke 04 26 points

4. Borussia Moenchenglabach 25 points

5. Bayer Leverkusen 24 points

6. TSG Hoffenheim 23 points

7. Borussia Dortmund 22 points