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2017/2018 German Bundesliga
  • Jonathas (20' PEN)
  • Ihlas Bebou (40', 86')
  • Felix Klaus (60')
  • Dan-Axel Zagadou (27')
  • Andriy Yarmolenko (52')
  • Dan-Axel Zagadou (59')

Ten-man Borussia Dortmund lose at Hannover

Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund suffered their second defeat of the season as Hannover won a thrilling contest 4-2 at the HDI-Arena.

Jonathas gave the home side the lead from the penalty spot after 20 minutes and set up Ihlas Bebou for the second after defender Dan-Axel Zagadou had volleyed an equaliser.

Andriy Yarmolenko made it 2-2 early in the second half before Zagadou was sent off for bringing down Jonathas and Hannover quickly made their extra man count as Felix Klaus curled home a superb free-kick.

Bebou scored his second of the game four minutes from time to make certain of the three points.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Borussia Dortmund 11 +21 27
2 Borussia Monchengladbach 11 +13 23
3 RB Leipzig 11 +13 22
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 11 +13 20
5 Bayern Munich 11 +6 20
6 TSG Hoffenheim 11 +9 19
7 Werder Bremen 11 0 17
8 Hertha Berlin 11 -1 16
9 Mainz 11 -2 15
10 FC Augsburg 11 +1 13
11 SC Freiburg 11 -4 13
12 VfL Wolfsburg 11 -2 12
13 Bayer Leverkusen 11 -8 11
14 Schalke 04 11 -7 10
15 Nurnberg 11 -13 10
16 Hannover 96 11 -8 9
17 Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 -15 8
18 VfB Stuttgart 11 -16 8