German Bundesliga
B DortmundBorussia Dortmund3Bayern MunichBayern Munich2

Borussia Dortmund 3-2 Bayern Munich

Leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat German champions Bayern Munich in a five-goal thriller.

Robert Lewandowski broke the deadlock against his former club after heading home from the edge of the six-yard box.

Dortmund levelled from the penalty spot through Marco Reus after he had been fouled by Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer.

Lewandowski headed Bayern back into the lead before two goals in six second-half minutes by Reus and Paco Alcacer won it for Dortmund.

Lewandowski thought he had equalised in the 94th minute but his hat-trick celebrations were cut short by an offside flag.

Bayern, champions of Germany for the past six seasons, trail Dortmund by seven points in the Bundesliga table after 11 games following an extraordinary game.

Sancho shines in Der Klassiker

This was a breathless encounter between two of Germany's most powerful teams.

Having seen their side thrashed 6-0 by Bayern the previous time the teams met in March, Dortmund fans celebrated this win as though they had won the league for the first time since 2012.

Lucien Favre's team certainly showed they are well equipped to sustain a serious challenge for the title.

Although the headlines will go to Reus for his two goals, 18-year-old England youth international Jadon Sancho produced an exceptional performance in one of Europe's most intense fixtures.

Jadon Sancho in action against Bayern Munich
Jadon Sancho has scored four Bundesliga goals this season - as well as one in the Champions League

Sancho caused Bayern's defence problems with his terrific pace, particularly in the second half when Dortmund scored three times in the space of 24 minutes.

With Bayern leading 2-1, Reus had an effort cleared off the line by Joshua Kimmich after Sancho had created an opening.

And Franck Ribery was booked for fouling the former Manchester City winger before Sancho muscled Ribery off the ball to start the move which led to Alcacer scoring the winner.


B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 35HitzBooked at 90mins
  • 26Piszczek
  • 16AkanjiBooked at 36mins
  • 2Zagadou
  • 5Hakimi
  • 33WeiglBooked at 29minsSubstituted forDahoudat 45'minutes
  • 28Witsel
  • 7Sancho
  • 11Reus
  • 34Bruun LarsenSubstituted forDelaneyat 82'minutes
  • 10GötzeSubstituted forAlcácerat 59'minutes


  • 6Delaney
  • 9Alcácer
  • 13Guerreiro
  • 19Dahoud
  • 22Pulisic
  • 36Toprak
  • 40Oelschlägel

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Neuer
  • 32Kimmich
  • 17Boateng
  • 5HummelsSubstituted forSüleat 65'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 27Alaba
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 18Goretzka
  • 22GnabrySubstituted forRenato Sanchesat 74'minutes
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forWagnerat 82'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7RibéryBooked at 55mins
  • 9Lewandowski


  • 2Wagner
  • 4Süle
  • 11Rodríguez
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 26Ulreich
  • 28Will
  • 35Renato Sanches
Manuel Gräfe

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamBayern Munich
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 3, FC Bayern München 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 3, FC Bayern München 2.

  3. Post update

    Offside, FC Bayern München. Joshua Kimmich tries a through ball, but Robert Lewandowski is caught offside.

  4. Booking

    Sandro Wagner (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Booking

    Marwin Hitz (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Dan-Axel Zagadou.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Franck Ribéry (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Renato Sanches with a cross.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Axel Witsel following a set piece situation.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Jérôme Boateng (FC Bayern München).

  10. Post update

    Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mahmoud Dahoud.

  12. Booking

    Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München).

  14. Post update

    Paco Alcácer (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Dan-Axel Zagadou.

  16. Post update

    Offside, FC Bayern München. Jérôme Boateng tries a through ball, but Robert Lewandowski is caught offside.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Thomas Delaney replaces Jacob Bruun Larsen.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Sandro Wagner replaces Thomas Müller.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Jadon Sancho tries a through ball, but Paco Alcácer is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Marco Reus.


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