Liverpool, last season's Champions League finalists, meet Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the first leg at Anfield on Tuesday.
A late Denis Zakaria goal rescued a point for Borussia Moenchengladbach in a 1-1 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday that kept them in third.
RB Leipzig's Yussuf Poulsen scored twice as they beat VfB Stuttgart 3-1 in the Bundesliga on Saturday to move within a point of third place.
Champions Bayern Munich twice needed to come from a goal down to beat hosts Augsburg 3-2 on Friday courtesy of Kingsley Coman's two goals.
Neither Favre or his Dortmund team are quite the finished article yet, but they showed their inexperience as Spurs hit late goals at Wembley.
Stuttgart relieved Michael Reschke of his duties following a 3-0 defeat at Dusseldorf on Sunday and have hired Thomas Hitzlsperger.
There are many factors behind Jadon Sancho's stunning rise since moving to Dortmund, but at the heart of it is a player determined to prove himself.
England's younger generation were crowned under-17 and U20 world champions in 2017.
Manuel Neuer missed Bayern Munich's last two matches with an injury to his right thumb and only used his feet in a recent open training session.
"I believe he is creating a campaign against [Lewandowski] because I don't think he can really watch the games," Salihamidzic said of Hamann.
Borussia Dortmund lost a 3-0 lead against Hoffenheim as they dropped two points in a 3-3 draw that leaves them eight points clear.
Jadon Sancho has told ESPN FC that he was inspired to leave Manchester City and join Borussia Dortmund following Christian Pulisic's success.
James Rodriguez isn't happy in Munich, and having failed to impress successive Bayern managers, his two-year loan looks set to end unfulfilled.
Rudi Assauer, a former player for Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen was recognised as a key figure in German football for his work at Schalke.
Dean Henderson has impressed on loan at Sheffield Utd, alerting the two European heavyweights as well as Premier League sides Arsenal and Tottenham.
James Rodriguez's father has said that a move to Juventus would be "a good decision" for his son to make.
Bayern Munich lost 3-1 at Leverkusen, snapping their seven-game winning run in the Bundesliga and leaving them seven points behind Dortmund.
Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 1-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt but increased the gap with second-place Bayern Munich to seven points.
Borussia Dortmund have exercised their option to sign on-loan striker Paco Alcacer permanently from Barcelona for a fee totalling €28 million.