The Bavarians are just one win away from an eight consecutive league title in a row with the latest victory today while Hertha Berlin suffers back to back loss the Bundesliga as Paderborn nears relegation.
Bayern Munich left it late to pick up a much needed three points that moves them closer to sealing another Bundesliga title.
Leon Groetzka 86th minute goal proved to be the winning goal in the crunchy encounter against Borussia Monchengladbach that ended 2-1 at the Allianz Arena. It was also the first match Robert Lewandowski will not score since German football returned.
Erling Halaand scored at the death as Dortmund maintained it second spot on league with a 1-0 win at relegation threatened Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Paderborn SC is one loss away from relegation after losing 5-1 to fellow relegation battler Werder Bremen. Paderborn has gathered 20 points from 31 games, with 3 matches all but left in league, the Steffen Baumgart tutored side will need to win its remaining matches and hopes other results goes their way.
Hertha Berlin suffers a back to back defeat losing 4-1 at home to Eintracht Frankfurt. The capital based team had gone 4 games without a loss in the since restart before losing for the first time in the last round against Dortmund.
It was the same fate for the Old Lady losing scandalously despite taking the lead through Krzysztof Piatek.
Dedryck Boyata late red card in the first half must have turn the tide in favour of Frankfurt as they ran riot in the second half through goals from Bas Dost, Evan N’Dicka and a brace from Andre Silva.
Cologne 1 – 2 Union Berlin
Wolfsburg 2 – 2 Freiburg
Hoffenheim 1 – 2 RB Leipzig