German Bundesliga
B Leverkusen2B Dortmund0

Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Admir Mehmedi (right) scores for Bayer Leverkusen against Borussia Dortmund
Bayer Leverkusen beat Borussia Dortmund at home in the Bundesliga for the first time since May 2007

Borussia Dortmund missed the chance to move a point behind Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich after losing at Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayern were held 1-1 by Cologne earlier on Saturday, presenting Dortmund, who started the day three points behind, with the chance to cut the gap.

Admir Mehmedi headed Leverkusen ahead before former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez doubled the lead.

Bayern are three points clear at the top of the table after six games.

Dortmund go into the international break four points behind the German champions, while Leverkusen climb to seventh.

Hernandez, 28, has five Bundesliga goals this season.

Line-ups

B Leverkusen

  • 1Leno
  • 8BenderSubstituted forWendellat 45'minutes
  • 4Tah
  • 21ToprakBooked at 62mins
  • 39Henrichs
  • 19BrandtSubstituted forVollandat 67'minutes
  • 20AránguizBooked at 14minsSubstituted forBaumgartlingerat 90'minutes
  • 44KamplBooked at 37mins
  • 10CalhanogluBooked at 88mins
  • 14Mehmedi
  • 7HernándezBooked at 40mins

Substitutes

  • 6Dragovic
  • 15Baumgartlinger
  • 18Wendell
  • 27Kruse
  • 28Özcan
  • 29Havertz
  • 31Volland

B Dortmund

  • 38Bürki
  • 26Piszczek
  • 25Papastathopoulos
  • 28GinterBooked at 74mins
  • 22PulisicSubstituted forMorat 45'minutes
  • 33Weigl
  • 13Jose Guerreiro
  • 7Dembélé
  • 18RodeSubstituted forKagawaat 71'minutes
  • 27CastroSubstituted forSchmelzerat 45'minutes
  • 17Aubameyang

Substitutes

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 8Sahin
  • 9Mor
  • 10Götze
  • 23Kagawa
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 30Passlack
Referee:
Manuel Gräfe
Attendance:
30,210

Match Stats

Home TeamB LeverkusenAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home30%
Away70%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away9
Fouls
Home21
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2, Borussia Dortmund 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2, Borussia Dortmund 0.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Jonathan Tah.

Attempt blocked. Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Shinji Kagawa.

Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Kampl (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Jonathan Tah.

Substitution

Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Julian Baumgartlinger replaces Charles Aránguiz.

Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Benjamin Henrichs (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Booking

Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Lukasz Piszczek tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bernd Leno.

Attempt saved. Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Benjamin Henrichs.

Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Offside, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Jonathan Tah tries a through ball, but Chicharito is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2, Borussia Dortmund 0. Chicharito (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hakan Calhanoglu following a fast break.

Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Benjamin Henrichs (Bayer 04 Leverkusen).

Booking

Matthias Ginter (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund).

Wendell (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kevin Kampl.

Attempt saved. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Raphael Guerreiro.

Dangerous play by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund).

Ömer Toprak (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Shinji Kagawa replaces Sebastian Rode.

Offside, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Kevin Volland tries a through ball, but Benjamin Henrichs is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Kevin Volland replaces Julian Brandt.

Attempt missed. Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ousmane Dembélé.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Benjamin Henrichs.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 1st October 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich65101621416
2Hertha Berlin6411117413
3B Dortmund64021661012
4Köln6330103712
5RB Leipzig6330115612
6B Mgladbach5311106410
7B Leverkusen6312107310
8Hoffenheim6240119210
9Frankfurt631286210
10Freiburg630379-29
11Mainz5212121117
12Augsburg621358-37
13Wolfsburg512247-35
14Darmstadt6123412-85
15Werder Bremen6114717-104
16Ingolstadt6015312-91
17Hamburg6015212-101
18Schalke5005210-80
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