Dortmund beats Leverkusen to get back on track in Bundesliga

Dortmund's players celebrate after winning the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen in Dortmund, Germany, Sun

Dortmund's players celebrate after winning the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen in Dortmund, Germany, Sun

Dortmund's Axel Witsel reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen in Dortmund, Germany, Sunday, F

Dortmund's Axel Witsel reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen in Dortmund, Germany, Sunday, F

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund held on to get its Bundesliga title challenge back on track with a 3-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.

Mario Goetze scored the winner on the hour-mark to give Dortmund its first victory in four league games and keep the side three points ahead of his former club Bayern Munich, which had moved level with a 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Leverkusen had been on a four-game winning run under new coach Peter Bosz, who was fired by Dortmund in December 2017.

Dortmund, which was leading the Bundesliga by nine points at one stage, was without a win in five games across all competitions.

Eintracht Frankfurt won 3-0 at Hannover in the earlier game.

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