Fortuna Dusseldorf 0-1 Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund needed a last-minute strike to get out of jail against Fortuna Dusseldorf with a 1-0 win in Saturday’s Bundesliga action.
Dortmund was saved by star man Erling Braut Halaand right at the death as the match headed for a stalemate.
FC Cologne 1-2 Union Berlin
Union Berlin’s seven-match winless run in the league came to an end after securing a 2-1 win at FC Cologne.
A first-half strike from Marvin Friedrich was complemented moments after the halftime break by Christian Gentner, while Jhon Cordoba gave the hosts a consolation late on.
Vfl Wolfsburg 2-2 SC Freiburg
Vfl Wolfsburg and SC Freiburg played to an entertaining 2-2 draw in a top-half battle out at the Volkswagen Arena.
All the goals came in the first-half through a double in the first 30 minutes for Wolfsburg’s Wout Weghorst.
Meanwhile, Lucas Holer and Roland Sallai secured the goals for the visitors.
Hertha Berlin 1-4 Eintracht Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt ended a two-match winless run with a 4-1 victory at Hertha Berlin, who finished the game with 10-man.
Krzysztof Piatek got the home side ahead in the first half, where defender Dedryck Boyata was dismissed right on the cusp of halftime..
Eintracht, smarting from cup disappointment in midweek, responded with strikes from Bas Dost, a double from Andre Silva and Evan N’Dicka.
Paderborn 1-5 Werder Bremen
Werder Bremen boosted their survival aspirations following a thorough 5-1 triumph against fellow strugglers Paderborn.
A first-half double from Davy Klaassen accompanied by Yuya Osako, Maximilian Eggestein and Niclas Fullkrug made do for the visiting outfit.
As far as the bottom-placed hosts goes, substitute Abdelhamid Sabri had the side on target in what proved to be a consolation.