Bundesliga: Amin Younes’ goal helps Eintracht Frankfurt edge Bayern Munich; Borussia Dortmund thrash Schalke
Younes, who troubled Bayern’s defense in the first half, was involved in one goal and then scored the other as he helped Frankfurt reinvigorate the title race.
Bundesliga: Erling Haaland spares Borussia Dortmund blushes in Hoffenheim draw; Bayer Leverkusen drop points
Erling Braut Haaland's 81st minute strike averted a fourth defeat in five Bundesliga games for crisis-hit Borussia Dortmund.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's top-four hopes dented by Freiburg defeat; Bayer Leverkusen thrash Stuttgart
Two goals from Elvis Rexhbeçaj — early in each half — led Cologne over Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 in the Rhine derby.
Bayern Munich’s closest challengers, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen, both lost in the Bundesliga on Saturday to give the eight-time defending champions a chance to move seven points clear at the top.
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski’s penalty helps Bayern Munich consolidate lead; Arminia Bielefeld beat Stuttgart
Bayern Munich stayed four points clear of Leipzig, who earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Union Berlin thanks to Emil Forsberg’s 70th-minute strike.
For the second consecutive Saturday, Leipzig, who lost 3-1 last weekend at home to Borussia Dortmund, missed out on first place.
With European champions Bayern at home to strugglers Mainz on Sunday, Leipzig took the chance to go a point ahead as Olmo fired through the legs of Stuttgart goalkeeper Gregor Kobel.
Four Wolfsburg players missed out after positive coronavirus tests. Three more were in isolation because of close contact with their infected teammates. Coach Oliver Glasner named three reserve goalkeepers among his seven substitutes, with two of the keepers dressed as outfield players.
Poor defending let Hertha Berlin down in a 4-1 loss at Freiburg which leaves the big-spending Berlin team 14th in the 18-team league, and with one win in its last six games.
Since taking the reins at Dortmund two years ago, Favre has twice led the club to second place in the Bundesliga, but has often been criticised for not managing to launch a serious title challenge.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich remain on top after draw against Union Berlin: Borussia Dortmund lose to Stuttgart at home
The victory left Leipzig a point clear of defending champions Bayern, who can regain first place at FC Union later on Saturday in Berlin.
Bundesliga: Unbeaten Bayer Leverkusen swat aside Schalke to climb second; Stuttgart beat Werder Bremen
Schalke have not won since January, and are now just five matches away from equalling the unwanted record set by Tasmania Berlin in 1966.
Cologne held on in Dortmund to end its 18-game run without a win in the league. Erling Haaland and Mats Hummels missed late chances for Dortmund.
Training is suspended after the squad was quarantined Wednesday with Hoffenheim due to host Stuttgart in their next German league game on 21 November.
Lewandowski, who played for Dortmund between 2010 and 2014, took his tally to 17 goals in 13 games against his former club. He also clocked up his 11th goal in just six Bundesliga appearances for Bayern so far this season.
Dortmund had three times as many shots on goal and dominated with 80 percent possession, which left their Swiss coach Lucian Favre to admit, "we are very disappointed, it's hard to accept this defeat".
Former Germany and Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez retires with a goal in last game and promotion for Stuttgart
Mario Gomez was one of the best German forwards of his time, winning the Bundesliga title in 2007 in his first stint at Stuttgart, then two more with Bayern Munich which he joined in 2009.
Hamburg were the last team to have played every season of the Bundesliga since the league was founded in 1963 until “der Dino” as they are affectionately known was finally relegated after a number of close calls in 2018.
In Germany's Stuttgart, 24 arrested after drug check sparks attacks on police, widespread vandalism of stores
Police said 40 businesses were vandalised and nine of them had been looted, while 12 police vehicles were damaged before officers brought the situation under control around 4 am.
Premier League: Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says he is excited about signing of striker Timo Werner
Germany international Werner will join Chelsea next season after the 24-year-old opted for the London club rather than Liverpool who had appeared favourites to sign him.