Bundesliga wrap: Bayern, Eintracht keep pace with Leipzig

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RB Leipzig’s big Friday win meant the field was left chasing the leaders when Saturday action began in the Bundesliga.

Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt managed to keep pace with the promotion upstarts, while Borussia Dortmund, Koln, and Hoffenheim dropped points.

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Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 Borussia Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s 77th minute equalizer was only a brief relief for Dortmund, as Haris Seferovic scored two minutes later to give the hosts all three points.

USMNT back Timmy Chandler went 90 minutes at left wingback for Eintracht, while Christian Pulisic got a breather after playing midweek in the UEFA Champions League.

Bayern Munich 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen

The reigning champs kept pace with first place RB Leipzig, opening the scoring through Thiago Alcantara in the 30th minute before conceding an equalizer to Hakan Calhanoglu.

But Mats Hummels powered a header home in the 56th minute to put Bayern back ahead.

Elsewhere

Freiburg 1-4 RB Leipzig — Friday
Hamburg 2-2 Werder Bremen — Gnabry nabs equalizer
Koln 0-0 Augsburg — Five saves for Koln’s Kessler
Monchengladbach 1-1 Hoffenheim — Dahoud scores again
Ingolstadt 1-1 Wolfsburg — Daniel Caligiuri equalizes late
Schalke vs. Darmstadt — 9:30 a.m. EDT Sunday
Hertha Berlin vs. Mainz — 11:30 a.m. EDT Sunday

Standings

 

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
 RB Leipzig 12 9 3 0 27 10 17 4-1-0 5-2-0 30
 Bayern Munich 12 8 3 1 26 8 18 5-2-0 3-1-1 27
 Eintracht Frankfurt 12 7 3 2 18 10 8 4-2-0 3-1-2 24
 1. FC Köln 12 6 4 2 18 8 10 4-2-0 2-2-2 22
 1899 Hoffenheim 12 5 7 0 21 14 7 3-3-0 2-4-0 22
 Borussia Dortmund 12 6 3 3 27 14 13 4-2-0 2-1-3 21
 Hertha BSC Berlin 11 6 3 2 17 10 7 5-0-0 1-3-2 21
 FSV Mainz 05 11 5 2 4 21 20 1 3-1-1 2-1-3 17
 Bayer Leverkusen 12 5 1 6 19 20 -1 3-1-2 2-0-4 16
 SC Freiburg 12 5 0 7 16 24 -8 4-0-2 1-0-5 15
 FC Schalke 04 11 4 2 5 14 12 2 3-0-2 1-2-3 14
 FC Augsburg 12 3 4 5 10 14 -4 1-2-3 2-2-2 13
 Mönchengladbach 12 3 4 5 12 18 -6 3-3-1 0-1-4 13
 VfL Wolfsburg 12 2 4 6 10 15 -5 0-2-4 2-2-2 10
 Darmstadt 11 2 2 7 10 21 -11 2-2-2 0-0-5 8
 Werder Bremen 12 2 2 8 15 31 -16 2-0-4 0-2-4 8
 FC Ingolstadt 04 12 1 3 8 9 22 -13 0-2-4 1-1-4 6
 Hamburger SV 12 0 4 8 8 27 -19 0-2-4 0-2-4 4

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