Bundesliga round-up

Image: Podolski: Secured point for Bayern

Lukas Podolski spared Bayern's blushes at Nurnberg as the top five in the Bundesliga all failed to win.

Disgruntled Podolski secures point for Bayern

Lukas Podolski spared Bayern Munich's blushes at lowly Nurnberg as the top five in the Bundesliga all failed to win. Leaders Bayern did at least manage to avoid defeat after coming from behind to draw 1-1 at second-bottom Nurnberg. The top-flight strugglers took the lead two minutes before half-time through Zvjezdan Misimovic, but a change at the interval eventually did the trick for Bayern. Podolski, who has suggested he may leave the club in the summer, came on for Miroslav Klose and grabbed the equaliser nine minutes from time. Second-placed Hamburg also came from behind to draw 1-1 - at home to Arminia Bielefeld - as both teams finished the match with 10 men. David Jarolim was dismissed for Hamburg on 66 minutes before Arminia took a 72nd minute lead through Markus Bollmann. Jose Paulo Guerrero levelled on 82 minutes before Arminia's Jorg Bohme, who came on as a 78th minute substitute, was sent off on 85 minutes for a second bookable offence. Bayer Leverkusen ceded third spot in the table after slipping to a 2-0 home defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt. Stefan Kiessling put through his own net on 24 minutes and Vaggelis Mantzios scored in the last minute to clinch the points for the visitors. Duisburg climbed off the bottom of the table after a superb 2-1 win away to Werder Bremen. Ivica Grlic and Manasseh Ishiaku scored Duisburg's goals before half-time, with Diego netting Bremen's consolation in the second period. The defeats for Leverkusen and Bremen allowed Schalke to move into third spot after a 0-0 draw at Karlsruhe. Bochum and Borussia Dortmund shared six goals in a thrilling game which saw the visitors come from behind on two occasions. Christoph Dabrowski and Benjamin Auer scored inside the opening 10 minutes for Bochum, only for Sebastian Kehl (37) and Mladen Petric (39) to reply for Dortmund. Auer restored Bochum's lead before half-time, only for Paulo Tinga to earn Dortmund a point with his 65th minute goal.
Bayer Leverkusen 0 Eintracht Frankfurt 2
Bochum 3 Borussia Dortmund 3
Hamburg 1 Arminia Bielefeld 1
Karlsruhe 0 Schalke 0
Nurnberg 1 Bayern Munich 1
Werder Bremen 1 Duisburg 2

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