Bundesliga Review: Werder and Hertha draw in thriller

Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke both leapfrogged Borussia Monchengladbach following their loss at Mainz on Friday while Hertha Berlin fell further away from second place.


Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored in their win 2-0 over Ingolstadt earlier.

Hertha Berlin played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Werder Bremen which saw them fall further away from second placed Borussia Dortmund.

Vladimir Darida's stunning long-range effort and Marvin Plattenhardt's fine free-kick gave Hertha a 2-0 lead at half-time before Fin Bartels pulled one back for Werder with an excellent individual effort.

Salomon Kalou looked to have made the points safe as the Hertha forward restored their two-goal lead in the 71st minute, only for Werder to make sure of a draw with two goals in three minutes.

Claudio Pizarro converted a 75th-minute penalty after Anthony Ujah was fouled in the area and Santiago Garcia headed home the leveller from a corner two minutes later.

>Werder Bremen 3-3 Hertha Berlin

Despite their comeback, Werder occupy the relegation play-off place after Stuttgart recorded their third league win in a row in Saturday's late game, Artem Kravets' 88th-minute header ensuring a 2-1 victory over Hamburg.

>Stuttgart 2-1 Hamburg

Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke both leapfrogged Borussia Monchengladbach following their loss at Mainz on Friday. Javier Hernandez took his tally for the season to 13 league goals with a brace - including one from spot - as Leverkusen beat bottom club Hannover 3-0 and Max Meyer and Leroy Sane were on target in Schalke's 2-0 success at Darmstadt.

>Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 Hannover

>Darmstadt 0-2 Schalke

Elsewhere, Augsburg drew 0-0 with Eintracht Frankfurt.

>Augsburg 0-0 Eintracht Frankfurt

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