German Bundesliga Wrap: Leaders Dortmund Falter As Bayern, Leipzig Mount Pressure With Win

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):

  1. Borussia Dortmund 20 points
  2. Bayern Munich 20 points
  3. RB Leipzig 19 points