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2019-20 German Bundesliga
  • Admir Mehmedi (36')
  • Sebastian Rudy (6')

Wolfsburg falter in 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim

VfL Wolfsburg missed their chance to stay in the top spots, drawing 1-1 with visitors Hoffenheim on Monday to drop to eighth place in the Bundesliga.

Admir Mehmedi's powerful shot from a tight angle beat keeper Oliver Baumann in the 36th minute, cancelling out Sebastian Rudy's sixth minute lead for Hoffenheim.

But after the break there was little punching power from the Wolves, who have now drawn their last three league games, and Hoffenheim almost snatched with a quick break in stoppage time.

Unbeaten Wolfsburg are now on nine points in eighth. RB Leipzig are top on 13. Champions Bayern Munich are in second place on 11 and Borussia Dortmund are a point behind in third.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 23 +39 49
2 RB Leipzig 23 +36 48
3 Borussia Dortmund 23 +33 45
4 Borussia Monchengladbach 22 +18 43
5 Bayer Leverkusen 23 +11 43
6 Schalke 04 23 0 36
7 VfL Wolfsburg 23 +4 34
8 TSG Hoffenheim 23 -2 34
9 SC Freiburg 23 -2 33
10 FC Union Berlin 23 -7 29
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 23 +1 28
12 FC Augsburg 23 -13 27
13 FC Cologne 22 -9 26
14 Hertha Berlin 23 -16 26
15 Mainz 23 -21 22
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 23 -23 20
17 Werder Bremen 23 -28 17
18 SC Paderborn 07 23 -21 16