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2017/2018 German Bundesliga
  • Marco Reus (16')
  • Kevin Danso (73')

Borussia Dortmund settle for draw with Augsburg

Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund missed the chance to restore their three-point cushion in second place in the Bundesliga after a 1-1 draw at home to Augsburg.

Marco Reus started and finished the 16th-minute counter-attack move which led to the hosts opening the scoring.

It was the first time the forward had scored in back-to-back league matches since April after only returning to action earlier this month having been sidelined for eight months with a knee ligament tear.

But despite dominating possession, Dortmund did not create many clear-cut chances and so press home their advantage.

They were made to pay 17 minutes from time when Kevin Danso was quickest to react to Roman Burki parrying his header from a corner to follow up and smash home from close range.

Dortmund second-half substitute Mamoud Dahoud still had a chance to win it four minutes from time, but planted his shot over when he should have hit the target.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 RB Leipzig 15 +26 33
2 Borussia Monchengladbach 14 +14 31
3 Borussia Dortmund 15 +18 29
4 Bayern Munich 15 +20 27
5 Schalke 04 14 +7 25
6 SC Freiburg 15 +6 25
7 Bayer Leverkusen 15 +2 25
8 TSG Hoffenheim 15 -6 21
9 VfL Wolfsburg 14 +1 20
10 FC Union Berlin 15 -1 20
11 FC Augsburg 15 -4 20
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 14 +2 18
13 Hertha Berlin 15 -8 15
14 Mainz 15 -18 15
15 Werder Bremen 15 -12 14
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 15 -16 12
17 FC Cologne 15 -16 11
18 SC Paderborn 07 15 -15 9