German Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund continue their recent poor form after they lost a two-goal lead away from home courtesy goals from Nuhi Sahin and Maximilian Philipp to play 2-2 with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Champions Bayern Munich have close the gap to Dortmund with the two teams now separated by goal difference after the Bavarian giants defeated 10-man Hamburg 1-0. The away team got their goal through summer signing Corentin Tolisso.
Third-placed RB Leipzig kept up the pressure with a 1-0 win over newly promoted outfit Vfb Stuttgart with Marcel Sabitzer getting the only goal of the game for the UEFA Champions League (UCL) campaigners.
Matchday 9 Results
RB Leipzig 1-0 Vfb Stuttgart
Hamburg 0-1 Bayern Munich
Eintracht Frankfurt 2-2 Borussia Dortmund
Schalke 04 2-0 Mainz 05
Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-5 Bayer Leverkusen
Augsburg 1-2 Hannover 96
Standings (Top 3):
- Borussia Dortmund 20 points
- Bayern Munich 20 points
- RB Leipzig 19 points