Borussia Dortmund remain in the forefront of the Bundesliga, but the club is no longer undefeated.
on Tuesday night, lost to the league leaders unexpectedly with a 1-2 away to Fortuna Dusseldorf in 16. the betting round. This is the first time since February 1997, to Dusseldorf beats Dortmund in a match with points at stake.
the home Team scored on either side of the break, and it could be a Dortmund team with the danes Thomas Delaney and Jacob Bruun Larsen in the starting line-up not to answer back.
the Dortmund-players thought they had arrived in front early in the fight, but Marco Reus' scoring was cancelled, as the american Christian Pulisic in an offide position disturbed the keeper's vision.
instead, the league leaders behind, when the belgian Dodi Lukebakio races from all over the Dortmund defence and kicked the ball safely into the goal midway in the first half.
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Dortmund led the season's first defeat, and both danes was ripped out at 0-2. Photo: AP
Jacob Bruun Larsen in action in the defeat. Photo: THILO SCHMUELGEN/Ritzau Scanpix
the home Team had several good opportunities to extend the lead, but the 2-0 goal came completely out of the blue.
Jean Zimmer decided to press far from the outside, and he did so well that he ended up with that low a score, which must be considered when the objectives of the year in the Bundesliga must be crowned.
Dortmund coach Lucien Favre tore his two danes out, and it seemed to benefit the team, which finally got put a heavy pressure, although it also led to counterattack chances the other way.
The managed Dortmund to reduce ten minutes before full-time, as Bundesligaens top scorer, Paco Alcácer, rose into the air and scored his 12. league goal of the season.
however, not for the spaniard or his team-mates to score a goal more.
Borussia Mönchengladbach is one of the clubs that take advantage of Dortmund pointtab. Gladbach won 2-0 at home over Nuremberg and is thus the number two with six points up for Dortmund.
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