RB Leipzig kept their place at the top of the Bundesliga table after Bayern Munich slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Borussia Dortmund.
Leipzig had moved to the summit following their 3-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Friday, but Bayern had the chance to leapfrog them with victory on Saturday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ensured that did not happen, however, with the Dortmund striker connecting with former Bayern man Mario Gotze’s cross to divert the ball into the bottom corner in the 11th minute for the only goal of the game.
Bayern went looking for an equaliser, with Xabi Alonso striking the crossbar in the second half and Robert Lewandowski going close late on, but Dortmund were able to see out the game to move up to third in the table — three points behind Bayern and six behind Leipzig.
High-flying Cologne snatched a last-gasp 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach to pile the pressure on Gladbach coach Andre Schubert.
Thomas Kessler, in for the injured Timo Horn and making his first appearance of the season, made a fine save to deny Thorgan Hazard in the fifth minute, but Lars Stindl gave the hosts a deserved lead after half-an-hour, turning Ibrahima Traore’s pass inside Kessler’s near post.
Traore hit the crossbar with a free-kick as the hosts had much the better of the first half, but they failed to extend their lead. And they were punished when Anthony Modeste brought Cologne level on the hour mark with his 12th goal of the season, one he knew little about as the ball ricocheted in off his head from Jannik Vestergaard’s header.
Worse was to follow in stoppage time when Marcel Risse’s direct free-kick dipped in to earn Cologne all three points and extend Gladbach’s winless run in the Bundesliga to six games.
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