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Bayern Munich overcome dreadful start to hit five, Borussia Dortmund snatch draw

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich hit back after falling two goals behind in 12 minutes to hammer Hoffenheim 5-2 on Saturday and stay on course for a sixth successive league title.

Borussia Dortmund snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to Freiburg after Nils Petersen's outrageous lob almost gave the Black Forest side a famous win, while lowly Hamburg SV held RB Leipzig 1-1 in their first game under new coach Bernd Hollerbach.

Werder Bremen were held 0-0 at home by Hertha Berlin in the late game after having an early goal chalked off by the video assistant referee (VAR) decision.

Maximilian Eggestein had the ball in the net but the referee reviewed the incident and disallowed the goal for a foul in the buildup.

The game took an unexpected twist in the 68th minute when Dortmund's Nuri Sahin sent a pass straight to Petersen who saw Roman Buerki off his line and lobbed the ball over the startled Dortmund goalkeeper from 35 metres.

Jeremy Toljan spared Dortmund a fourth home defeat of the season with a stoppage time equaliser after a poor Freiburg clearance.

A breakaway goal by Filip Kostic gave lowly Hamburg an unexpected point at RB Leipzig, cancelling Bruma's early goal, to give new coach Hollerbach an early boost.

Hollerbach, a trained butcher who was known for his no-nonsense approach during a seven-year playing stint at Hamburg, took over from sacked coach Markus Gisdol in an attempt to save the club's ever-present Bundesliga record.

Hamburg remained one place off the bottom and in the relegation zone, one point below Werder Bremen who are in the relegation playoff spot.

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