Naldo rescues Wolfsburg in draw with Dortmund

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Dortmund, Germany ( - Naldo found the back of the net five minutes from time on Wednesday to rescue a point for Wolfsburg in a 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

Dortmund and Wolfsburg have been trending in opposite directions over the past few weeks as Wolfsburg entered the match in second place in the Bundesliga and riding a four-match unbeaten streak across all competitions.

Dortmund, meanwhile, have uncharacteristically struggled all season, finding itself in 16th place in the Bundesliga with just 15 points.

The home side got off to a positive start as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring in the eighth minute, but Wolfsburg came back with an equalizer through former Chelsea man Kevin de Bruyne after 29 minutes.

Dortmund then forged back in front through Ciro Immobile in the 76th minute, but they couldn't hold the lead as Naldo, a defender by trade, found the equalizer to save a point for Wolfsburg.

The result keeps Wolfsburg in second place with 31 points, 11 behind leaders Bayern Munich, while Dortmund sits in the relegation zone with 15 points.

Also in the Bundesliga on Wednesday, Borussia Monchengladbach roared past 10- man Werder Bremen, 4-1, at Borussia Park.

Max Kruse opened the scoring with a penalty strike in the 32nd minute and Oscar Wendt doubled the advantage six minutes later.

Zlatko Junuzovic pulled one back for Bremen in the 51st minute, but the visitors then went down to 10 men as Luca Caldirola was shown a second yellow card and sent off in the 66th minute.

Christoph Kramer and Branimir Hrgota fired home with other two tallies for Monchengladbach, which jumped into third place on 27 points, ahead of Bayer Leverkusen on goal difference.

Stefan Aigner and Alexander Meier each scored a pair of goals for Eintracht but it wasn't enough to secure three points as John Brooks, Anis Ben-Hatira, Julian Schieber and Peter Niemeyer all scored for Hertha Berlin and the clubs played to a wild 4-4 draw.

Stefan Kiessling's 79th-minute strike was enough to lift Bayer Leverkusen to a 1-0 win over Hoffenheim, while goals from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Roman Neustaedter powered Schalke to a 2-1 win over Paderborn.