Kevin Volland scored twice for Leverkusen early on, but it was substitute Leon Bailey who secured the win, scoring off Volland’s assist for 3-3. A minute later the Jamaican’s backheel pass fed Daley Sinkgraven to send in the cross for Lars Bender to head in the winning goal.
A win would have brought Dortmund level on points with leader and defending champion Bayern Munich. Dortmund now could end the weekend six points off the top if Bayern beats Leipzig on Sunday.
Leverkusen closed to two