Alessandro Schöpf

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Bundesliga wrap: BVB goes atop the table with wild comeback

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It’s nearly October, and Bayern Munich is not atop the Bundesliga.

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Have you wiped your eyeglasses, phone, or computer screen? Cause that’s a true statement.

Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Borussia Dortmund

For about an hour, Bayer Leverkusen’s turn in form looked to have firm roots in the soil. Bidding for a third-straight win following an 0-4 start, the hosts got goals from Mitchell Weiser and Jonathan Tah to stun visitors intent on claiming the top of the table.

Jacob Bruun Larsen and Marco Reus scored five minutes apart to level the score in the 69th minute, and Paco Alcacer scored twice in the final nine minutes as Borussia Dortmund won at BayArena.

USMNT star Christian Pulisic missed a lot of the fun, subbing off shortly after BVB pulled to within one via Brunn Larsen.

Hoffenheim 1-2 RB Leipzig

Six teams are now within three points of first place after Yussuf Poulsen scored his fifth and sixth goals in all competitions, and RBL only conceded a stoppage time penalty from Andrej Kramaric in moving sixth. The Danish 24-year-old has three of his goals in Bundesliga play.

Schalke 1-0 Mainz

Alessandro Schopf’s 11th minute goal was one of just two shots on target for Schalke, but the perennial contenders don’t care how their first league win arrived, just that it’s here.

Elsewhere
Hertha Berlin 2-0 Bayern Munich — Friday
Stuttgart 2-1 Werder Bremen
Wolfsburg 2-2 Borussia Monchengladbach
Nurnberg 3-0 Fortuna Dusseldorf
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Hannover — 9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Augsburg vs. Freiburg — Noon ET Sunday

STANDINGS

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
 Borussia Dortmund 6 4 2 0 19 5 14 3-0-0 1-2-0 14
 Bayern Munich 6 4 1 1 12 5 7 2-1-0 2-0-1 13
 Hertha BSC Berlin 6 4 1 1 12 7 5 3-0-0 1-1-1 13
 Mönchengladbach 6 3 2 1 12 9 3 3-0-0 0-2-1 11
 Werder Bremen 6 3 2 1 11 8 3 1-2-0 2-0-1 11
 RB Leipzig 6 3 2 1 10 9 1 2-1-0 1-1-1 11
 VfL Wolfsburg 6 2 3 1 10 9 1 1-2-1 1-1-0 9
 FSV Mainz 05 6 2 2 2 4 4 0 2-1-0 0-1-2 8
 1. FC Nürnberg 6 2 2 2 7 10 -3 2-1-0 0-1-2 8
 1899 Hoffenheim 6 2 1 3 10 10 0 1-1-1 1-0-2 7
 SC Freiburg 5 2 1 2 8 9 -1 1-1-1 1-0-1 7
 Bayer Leverkusen 6 2 0 4 7 13 -6 1-0-2 1-0-2 6
 FC Augsburg 5 1 2 2 7 8 -1 0-1-1 1-1-1 5
 Fortuna Düsseldorf 6 1 2 3 5 9 -4 1-0-2 0-2-1 5
 VfB Stuttgart 6 1 2 3 5 10 -5 1-1-1 0-1-2 5
 Eintracht Frankfurt 5 1 1 3 6 9 -3 0-1-1 1-0-2 4
 FC Schalke 04 6 1 0 5 3 9 -6 1-0-2 0-0-3 3
 Hannover 96 5 0 2 3 4 9 -5 0-1-1 0-1-2 2

Traustason’s last gasp goal steers Iceland to second in Group F; Austria out

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Jon Dadi Bödvarsson and Arnór Ingvi Traustason scored, the latter at the absolute death, as Iceland clinched second place in Group F with a 2-1 win over Austria at EURO 2016 on Wednesday.

Alessandro Schöpf scored for Austria, who failed to advance from Group F at EURO 2016 on Wednesday.

The Austrians came in expecting to win the group, while Iceland was supposed to struggle. Instead, Iceland jumped into second while Austria failed at nearly every turn.

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Bödvarsson saw a long throw-in bound toward him near the penalty spot, and the Kaiserslautern man collected the ball to fire home in the 18th minute.

David Alaba earned Austria a penalty but Aleksandar Dragovic missed the attempt, striking the left post. Costly.

Schöpf took Dragovic somewhat off the hook when he deposited Alaba’s cross in the bottom right corner with a half-hour to play.

But the final kick of the game saw Iceland score on a counter attack to finish second and earn a date with England.