BERLIN (Reuters) - Here are some talking points from the Bundesliga weekend:
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre's position seems far from secure after they had to come back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with promoted Paderborn, with club boss Hans-Joachim Watzke emphasizing football is a results-based business.
“Lucien you continue to have our trust,” said Watzke, addressing the coach in a club members’ meeting.
“But at the end of the day football is defined by results. We wish that you succeed in turning the corner. For that you have all the support we can offer.”
Four teams are within three points of Gladbach, while even ninth-placed Bayer Leverkusen are only six back and within striking distance of a Champions League spot.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski makes the news even when he does not score as his failure to find the net in their 4-0 victory over Fortuna Duesseldorf ended his record run of having netted in each of the previous 11 league games.
Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by Peter Rutherford