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2019-20 German Bundesliga

Schalke, Dortmund fall behind in Bundesliga title race after Revierderby draw

Schalke and Borussia Dortmund played out a lacklustre goalless draw on Saturday that saw both teams drop behind in the Bundesliga title race.

Schalke twice hit the woodwork in a dominant first half with Dortmund content to play second fiddle.

Schalke who won four on the trot before stumbling in their last two games, should have scored in the second half but for teenager Rabbi Matondo's less than clinical finish.

Dortmund, who have now won only one of their last five league games, are on 16 points, with Schalke on 15.

Bayern Munich lead the title race on 18 points after edging past Union Berlin 2-1.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Borussia Monchengladbach 14 +14 31
2 RB Leipzig 14 +23 30
3 Borussia Dortmund 14 +14 26
4 Schalke 04 14 +7 25
5 SC Freiburg 14 +7 25
6 Bayer Leverkusen 14 +4 25
7 Bayern Munich 14 +15 24
8 TSG Hoffenheim 14 -4 21
9 VfL Wolfsburg 14 +1 20
10 FC Union Berlin 14 -1 19
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 14 +2 18
12 FC Augsburg 14 -6 17
13 Mainz 14 -14 15
14 Werder Bremen 14 -7 14
15 Hertha Berlin 14 -9 12
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 14 -13 12
17 SC Paderborn 07 14 -15 8
18 FC Cologne 14 -18 8