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Bundesliga wrap: Fortuna Dusseldorf wonder goal ends BVB’s unbeaten season

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Duesseldorf’s Jean Zimmer, left, and Dortmund’s Axel Witsel challenge for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and Borussia Dortmund in Duesseldorf, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)


Borussia Dortmund’s unbeaten league season is over, stopped at the hands of an unlikely conqueror.

Fortuna Dusseldorf scored twice in the first hour to take advantage of the super sleepy leaders, who could only manage a late Paco Alcacer goal at the Espirit Arena.

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USMNT winger Christian Pulisic went 90 minutes for BVB, setting up a goal that was called back for offside and also earning a yellow card.

Both of the hosts’ goals were fantastic in the 2-1 win, the first a long dribble from young Belgian wizard Dodi Lukembakio and the second this hammer of Thor from defender Jean Zimmer.

Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 Nurnberg
Hertha Berlin 2-2 Augsburg
Wolfsburg 2-0 Stuttgart

Schalke vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Werder Bremen vs. Hoffenheim
Freiburg vs. Hannover 96
Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig
Mainz vs. Eintracht Frankfurt


Borussia Dortmund1612314217257-1-05-2-139
Bayern Munich159333218143-3-16-0-230
RB Leipzig158432814146-2-02-2-328
Eintracht Frankfurt158253218144-1-24-1-326
VfL Wolfsburg16745242043-3-34-1-225
Hertha BSC Berlin16664252414-3-12-3-324
1899 Hoffenheim15654302193-3-23-2-223
Werder Bremen15636252503-2-33-1-321
FSV Mainz 05155461419-53-3-22-1-419
Bayer Leverkusen155372127-63-1-32-2-418
SC Freiburg154561924-53-3-21-2-417
FC Augsburg163672326-31-4-22-2-515
FC Schalke 04154381621-53-0-41-3-415
Fortuna Düsseldorf164391833-154-0-50-3-415
VfB Stuttgart1642101132-213-1-31-1-714
1. FC Nürnberg162591437-232-3-30-2-611
Hannover 96152491633-172-1-40-3-510

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