Dortmund, Germany – Robert Lewandowski and Felipe Santana had 0 win in the Revierderby at Signal Iduna Park.
Lewandowski opened the scoring after 16 minutes and Santana added the clincher in the 61st, as Dortmund jumped Bayern Munich and Monchengladbach to take over the league lead on goal differential.
Monchengladbach claimed the top spot Friday with a 3-0 win over Cologne, but a win by Dortmund pulled it level on 29 points for first. Bayern visits Mainz on Sunday, when it can reclaim the lead.
Lewandowski opened the scoring off a cross from Marcel Schmelzer, as he headed into the bottom-right corner early in the first half. Santana added the second goal off a rebound, as he slotted home just after the hour mark.
Dortmund won for the seventh time during an eight-game unbeaten streak, as the defending champions returned to the top of the league. Schalke was unbeaten in four straight, but suffered its fifth loss to slip four points off the pace.
Hertha Berlin 3, Bayer Leverkusen 3
Berlin, Germany - Pierre-Michel Lasogga scored his second goal of the match in the 82nd minute to spoil a hat trick from Eren Derdiyok that had helped Bayer Leverkusen overturn an early two-goal hole, as Hertha Berlin earned a 3-3 tie.
Lasogga opened the scoring after 7 minutes with a left-footed shot, and Omer Toprak's own goal gave the hosts a two-goal lead at Olympic Stadium. Derdiyok pulled a goal back on 24 minutes, then scored again in the 64th and 79th.
Derdiyok bagged his first off a pass from Lars Bender with a shot to the lower right, found the bottom left for his second, then completed his hat trick with a finish to the center of the goal 11 minutes from time.
Hertha answered when Levan Kobiashvili crossed to the area and Lasogga reached the ball and drove a right-footed shot from the edge of the 6-yard box to the upper-right corner.
Hertha is winless in three matches, but picked up a huge result against Bayer, which defeated Chelsea in the Champions League earlier this week. Bayer moved its unbeaten streak to four matches and is sixth in the standings.
Berlin is 10th, out of the top half only on goal differential.
Hoffenheim 1, Freiburg 1
Hoffenheim, Germany - Garra Dembele scored in stoppage time as Freiburg earned a 1-1 draw against Hoffenheim on Saturday at Rhein-Neckar Arena to extend its unbeaten run to three matches in the Bundesliga.
Roberto Firmino scored in the 24th minute for Hoffenheim to open the scoring, but the hosts dropped points at home for the fourth time in seven matches this season when Dembele turned Erik Jendrisek's pass into the bottom left.
Freiburg extended its unbeaten streak to three matches to stay one point above last-place Augsburg, which defeated Wolfsburg on Saturday for just its second win of the season.
Hoffenheim is winless in four matches, but stayed in the top half of the table in ninth on goal differential.
Augsburg 2, Wolfsburg 0
Augsburg, Germany - Daniel Brinkmann and Edmond Kapllani scored as promoted Augsburg won for just the second time this season, 2-0 over Wolfsburg at the Impuls Arena on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Augsburg remained bottom of the standings on just 11 points from 14 games, but snapped a four-fixture winless streak with its first-ever Bundesliga home win. Augsburg had three draws and three losses in its first six home games.
Wolfsburg lost for the sixth time on the road in eight matches this season and sits 12th in the standings, just four points from safety.
Nurnberg 1, Kaiserslautern 0
Nurnberg, Germany - Timothy Chandler scored the lone goal in the 13th minute, as Nurnberg edged Kaiserslautern 1-0 on Saturday at Frankenstadion to snap its eight-game winless streak.
Nurnberg had lost four of its last five during the winless drought, but newly- capped U.S. international Chandler had the lone goal with a left-footed drive to the bottom right and Nurnberg held on for its first shutout in 10 games.
Kaiserslautern saw its winless streak reach four matches and it sits just one point above the relegation zone in 15th. Nurnberg is three points from danger in 13th.
Hannover 1, Hamburg 1
Hannover, Germany - Jeffrey Bruma scored early in the second half and Hamburg held on for a 1-1 draw against Hannover at the AWD-Arena on Saturday to extend its Bundesliga unbeaten streak to six matches.
Hamburg struggled early this season, but Bruma's goal was enough to earn a tie as Jan Schlaudraff scored the lone goal for Hannover on 79 minutes. Hamburg is 14th, two points above the relegation zone.
Hannover is now winless in four after it settled for its fourth draw at home - but its unbeaten home record remained intact. Hannover is eighth.