Bundesliga: Jadon Sancho scores hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund win; Monchengladbach ease past Union Berlin
The result left Dortmund second on 60 points from 29 games with five rounds of matches remaining, seven behind champions and league leaders Bayern Munich. Paderborn remained rooted to the foot of the standings on 19 points.
Goals from Jerome Boateng and Mueller gave Bayern a comfortable lead before half-time, but Andriy Yarmolenko's second-half header made it a nervy last 15 minutes for Bayern.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's title bid suffers setback as Andre Schurrle misses penalty in Stuttgart loss
Borussia Dortmund suffered another setback in their bid to challenge for the Bundesliga title as they lost 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart on Friday.
Borussia Dortmund captain Marcel Schmelzer will miss Wednesday's Champions League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley with torn ankle ligaments, the German club confirmed.
Borussia Dortmund's new Dutch coach Peter Bosz is in danger of running out of time implementing the German football club's new tactical system. On 5 August, they face the important German Super Cup final against national rivals Bayern Munich. A loss would lead to added troubles as the team is still struggling with tactical change from the 3-5-2 system used by former coach Thomas Tuchel 3-5-2 to Bosz's new 4-3-3 system.
Champions League: Borussia Dortmund further victimised by Uefa's need to make statement against attacks
Uefa alone know the reasons that prompted them to reschedule the match just 24 hours after three explosions targetting Dortmund’s bus, leading to one of their players with a serious injury.
A hat-trick by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teenager Christian Pulisic's dazzling display fired Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-0 thrashing of Benfica
Tuesday's Champions League fixture at the Estadio da Luz will be the first meeting between Benfica and Dortmund since the first round of the 1963/64 European Cup.
Mario Goetze has fallen out of favour with coach Thomas Tuchel after a string of below-par performances for Dortmund and is struggling with a leg injury.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has called for the "same again" in Wednesday's German Cup second-round clash at home to Bundesliga rivals Augsburg.