Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has said his side must defeat Bayern Munich to remain in the Bundesliga title race.
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of Tuesday's Bundesliga top game against Borussia Dortmund after failing to recover fro
Late headers by substitute Anthony Modeste and Jhon Cordoba allowed Cologne to salvage a 2-2 home draw against Fortuna Duessledorf.
Timo Werner scored a hat trick as RB Leipzig demolished hosts Mainz 5-0 on Sunday to reclaim third place in the Bundesliga.
Schalke slumped to a shock 3-0 home loss to relegation-threatened Augsburg on Sunday, their fourth defeat in five games dropping them to eighth.
The top two won ahead of their showdown, while Leverkusen's star showed his class. And fans might not like it, but Geisterspiele are here to stay.
Thomas Muller scored one goal and set up another as Bayern Munich secured a 5-2 victory against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
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