Bayern Munich‘s poor run continued after a last-minute equaliser from Dodi Lukebakio to complete his hat-trick earned Fortuna Dusseldorf a 3-3 draw at the Allianz Arena.
The hosts opened the scoring through Niklas Sule and looked in control when Thomas Muller slotted the ball in from outside area to make it 3-1 with his second goal of the game.
But Lukebakio scored twice more to peg Bayern back and leave the defending champions in fifth place, nine points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund.
Dortmund opened up a seven-point lead over Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Monchengladbach at the top of the table, a 2-1 win at Mainz giving them their seventh win in eight league games.
Substitute Paco Alcacer opened the scoring and, after Robin Quaison equalised, Lukasz Piszczek scored the winner in the 76th minute.
Frankfurt enjoyed a routine 3-1 win at Augsburg. Goals from Jonathan De Guzman, Sebastien Haller and Ante Rebic put the visitors 3-0 ahead before Sergio Cordova’s last-gasp consolation.
RB Leipzig dropped to fourth as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Wolfsburg, Jerome Roussillon with the goal.
Hertha Berlin came back from two goals down to draw 3-3 against sixth-placed Hoffenheim with a late long-distance equaliser from Valentino Lazaro.
Kerem Demirbay gave Hoffenheim the lead in the first minute and Andrej Kramaric doubled their advantage before Vedad Ibisevic pulled one back for the home side.
An Ermin Bicakcic header restored Hoffenheim’s two-goal cushion, but goals from Mathew Leckie and Lazaro ensured the points were shared.
Schalke scored three times in the last 20 minutes in an eventful 5-2 victory over 10-man Nurnberg, who had Robert Bauer sent off in the 67th minute.
Goals from Steven Skrzybski and Amine Harit put Schalke 2-0 up before Federico Palacios Martinez pulled one back.
With Nurnberg down to 10 men, Guido Burgstaller scored a third for Schalke after 70 minutes before Adam Zrelak gave the visitors renewed hope. Late goals from Bastian Oczipka and a second from Skrzybski wrapped the game up for the home side.
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