Bundesliga wrap: Bayern top Schalke; BVB’s Batman stars again

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Congestion remains the name of the game as the Bundesliga’s top teams duke it out for Champions League places, though familiar faces sit 1-2-3 after wins from RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

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Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Hamburg

Michy Batshuayi continues his fine form, now with three goals and an assist for BVB since arriving on loan from Chelsea. His goal came was Dortmund’s opener, and was the second of his tenure to be assisted by Christian Pulisic.

Mario Gotze scored BVB’s other goal in the win, as the hosts moved third on the table.

Bayern Munich 2-1 Schalke

Robert Lewandowski gave the hosts the lead when scored in his 11th straight home match, tying a Bayern Munich record set by current manager Jupp Heynckes, but Schalke found an equalizer from Franco Di Santo in the 29th minute.

Thomas Mueller restored the advantage within seven minutes at the Allianz Arena.

Elsewhere
RB Leipzig 2-0 Augsburg — Friday
Hannover 96 2-1 Freiburg
Hoffenheim 4-2 Mainz
Eintracht Frankfurt 4-2 Koln
Bayer Leverkusen 0-2 Hertha Berlin
Stuttgart vs. Borussia Monchengladbach
— 9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Werder Bremen vs. Wolfsburg — Noon ET Sunday

STANDINGS

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
 Bayern Munich 22 18 2 2 53 17 36 10-1-0 8-1-2 56
 RB Leipzig 22 11 5 6 35 29 6 7-3-1 4-2-5 38
 Borussia Dortmund 22 10 7 5 47 29 18 5-3-3 5-4-2 37
 Eintracht Frankfurt 22 10 6 6 30 25 5 4-3-4 6-3-2 36
 Bayer Leverkusen 22 9 8 5 41 29 12 5-4-2 4-4-3 35
 FC Schalke 04 22 9 7 6 34 29 5 5-4-2 4-3-4 34
 FC Augsburg 22 8 7 7 32 28 4 5-4-2 3-3-5 31
 1899 Hoffenheim 22 8 7 7 36 35 1 6-3-2 2-4-5 31
 Hannover 96 22 8 7 7 31 32 -1 6-3-2 2-4-5 31
 Mönchengladbach 21 9 4 8 30 33 -3 6-2-3 3-2-5 31
 Hertha BSC Berlin 22 7 9 6 30 28 2 4-4-3 3-5-3 30
 SC Freiburg 22 5 10 7 23 37 -14 4-6-1 1-4-6 25
 VfL Wolfsburg 21 4 12 5 24 25 -1 2-7-2 2-5-3 24
 VfB Stuttgart 21 6 3 12 17 27 -10 6-1-3 0-2-9 21
 Werder Bremen 21 4 8 9 18 26 -8 2-4-4 2-4-5 20
 FSV Mainz 05 22 5 5 12 26 41 -15 5-1-5 0-4-7 20
 Hamburger SV 22 4 5 13 17 32 -15 3-3-5 1-2-8 17
 1. FC Köln 22 3 4 15 19 41 -22 2-2-7 1-2-8 13