BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund let a lead slip for the second consecutive game as Hoffenheim scored two late goals to win 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Dortmund, which twice dropped a lead in allowing Leipzig to draw 3-3 on Tuesday, was again left to rue mistakes after Mario Götze gave the visitors an early lead.
Sargis Adamyan equalized in the 79th minute and set up Andrej Kramaric for the winner in the 87th.
It was the ninth game from 17 so far in which Dortmund has dropped points, and it will cast a shadow over Lucien Favre’s team as it goes into the Bundesliga’s winter break.
Dortmund, which had declared a title challenge before the season, remained fourth,