Bundesliga wrap: Dortmund goes third; Bayern relegates Darmstadt

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The Bundesliga season has claimed its first victim, as Darmstadt is headed for the drop.

That, and several stories of European qualification intrigue dotted the landscape of top flight German football on Saturday.


Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Hoffenheim

Marco Reus scored early and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Robert Lewandowski atop the Bundesliga goal scoring race with his 28th goal of the season as BVB moved ahead of the visitors and into third place with a win. Andrej Kramaric scored his 13th of the season and ninth since mid-February for Hoffenheim. American teen Christian Pulisic got the night off for Dortmund.

Bayern Munich 1-0 Darmstadt

Juan Bernat’s 18th minute goal was the only marker of the match as the champions-elect won again, relegating American striker Terrence Boyd’s Darmstadt.

Hertha Berlin 1-4 RB Leipzig

Timo Werner and Davie Selke each scored twice to move the new boys six points clear of third place BVB, and Hertha opened the door to fifth place for Freiburg. Hertha’s only marker was an own goal.

Elsewhere
Koln 4-3 Werder Bremen — Friday
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-2 Wolfsburg — Gomez bags 15th
‘Gladbach 1-1 Augsburg — Hahn levels in stoppage time
Ingolstadt 1-1 Bayer Leverkusen — Kittel, Havertz score
Hamburg vs. Mainz — 9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Freiburg vs. Schalke — 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday

 

Standings

 

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
 Bayern Munich 32 23 7 2 80 17 63 12-4-0 11-3-2 76
 RB Leipzig 32 20 6 6 60 32 28 12-2-2 8-4-4 66
 Borussia Dortmund 32 17 9 6 67 36 31 12-4-0 5-5-6 60
 1899 Hoffenheim 32 15 13 4 59 34 25 11-5-0 4-8-4 58
 Hertha BSC Berlin 32 14 4 14 39 41 -2 12-1-3 2-3-11 46
 1. FC Köln 32 11 12 9 47 40 7 8-6-2 3-6-7 45
 Werder Bremen 32 13 6 13 55 55 0 8-1-7 5-5-6 45
 SC Freiburg 31 13 5 13 38 55 -17 9-1-5 4-4-8 44
 Mönchengladbach 32 12 7 13 42 46 -4 7-4-5 5-3-8 43
 FC Schalke 04 31 11 8 12 43 36 7 8-4-4 3-4-8 41
 Eintracht Frankfurt 32 11 8 13 32 37 -5 7-6-3 4-2-10 41
 Bayer Leverkusen 32 10 7 15 45 51 -6 5-5-6 5-2-9 37
 FC Augsburg 32 9 9 14 34 50 -16 5-5-6 4-4-8 36
 VfL Wolfsburg 32 10 6 16 32 49 -17 5-2-9 5-4-7 36
 FSV Mainz 05 31 9 6 16 40 51 -11 6-4-6 3-2-10 33
 Hamburger SV 31 9 6 16 30 59 -29 7-3-5 2-3-11 33
 FC Ingolstadt 04 32 8 6 18 34 55 -21 4-4-8 4-2-10 30
 Darmstadt 32 7 3 22 26 59 -33 6-3-7 1-0-15 24