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BERLIN Ethan Horvath USA Jersey , Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund jump atop thestandings after beating Hamburg 3-0 while Hoffenheim bounced backfrom two goals down to edge Mainz 3-2 at the 5th round inBundesliga on Wednesday.

The ""BVB"" oust Bayern Munich from the top spot as Shinji Kagawa,Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Pulisic provided the goalsto ease 3-0 past Hamburg on the road.

From the kick-off Dortmund took the reins and ensured the firstchance of the game when Aubameyang headed Andrey Yarmolenko's tothe outside of the post with 16 minutes played.

The visitor's powerful performance paid off eight minutes laterwhen Shinji Kagawa tapped home the opener following a flicked onfree-kick from Yarmolenko.

Hamburg recovered from the early setback yet they were barleybale to threat Dortmund's defence in the first half.

Peter Bosz' men piled on the pressure after the restart anddoubled the lead midway through the second half as Yarmolenko'spinpoint cross past the goal found Aubameyang, who tapped home the2-0 lead in the 63rd minute.

Dortmund kept it bowling and put the result beyond doubt asChristian Pulisic made it 3-0 on the scoreboards after capitalizingon a through ball from Mahmoud Dahoud to slot past Hamburggoalkeeper Christian Mathenia into the far post corner in the 79thminute.

With the result, Dortmund climb to the first place in thestandings meanwhile Hamburg suffered their third loss in a row toslump to 11th position.

Hoffenheim celebrated a 3-2 comeback victory over Mainz as MarkUth marked the decider in the dying seconds of the game.

Mainz grabbed a bright start into the encounter as Danny Latza'slong-range hammer broke the deadlock with just five minutesplayed.

The hosts gained momentum and doubled the lead after YoshinoriMuto danced through Hoffenheim's defence following a turnover toslot home the 2-0 lead from close range in the 16th minute.

Hoffenheim needed seven minutes to recover from the double blowas Nadiem Amiri benefited on Eugen Polanski's pass into path todrill the ball into the top left corner to reduce the arrears to2-1.

The visitors increased the pressure and got rewarded just beforethe half-time whistle as Sandro Wagner headed home a corner fromLukas Rupp to restore parity in the 45th minute.

Mainz had two chances to grab the lead again but neither Latzanor Suat Serdar were able to overcome Hoffenheim goalkeeper OliverBaumann from promising positions.

Hoffenheim had the last laugh in the dying minutes of the gameas Mark Uth made use of a chip into the box to beat Rene Adler andto snatch all three points for the away team.

With the win, Hoffenheim returned to winning ways and climbed onthe 3rd place while Mainz dropped to the 15th place after sufferingtheir second straight loss.

Elsewhere, Frankfurt edged Cologne 1-0 to seal the ""Billy Goats""fifth loss in as many games. Hertha Berlin moved 2-1 past BayerLeverkusen on goals from Matthew Leckie and Salomon Kalou and newlypromoted Hannover shared the spoils with Freiburg following a 1-1stalemate. Enditem

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THE HAGUE, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- PSV handed Feyenoord their first defeat of the Eredivisie season, beating the reigning champions and league leaders 1-0 in Eindhoven on Sunday.

After conceding two early goals against Manchester City on Wednesday in the Champions League (4-0 home loss), Feyenoord conceded another early goal on Sunday. Gaston Pereiro netted with his left foot on a cross by Jurgen Locadia in the 2nd minute. The latter could have added a second home goal, but he hit the post. Feyenoord also hit the post with a free-kick by Jens Toornstra.

The visitors had to continue with 10 men after Steven Berghuis got his second booking on the stroke of half time for holding Jorrit Hendrix. He had received his first booking for a rough challenge on the chest of PSV striker Luuk de Jong, who had to leave the pitch injured.

With 10 men, Feyenoord dominated the second half and had major chances through Eric Botteghin, Jean-Paul Boetius and Toornstra, with PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet saving the first two and Toornstra missing the third one for an empty goal. Due to these misses, PSV managed to secure their fourth victory of the season.

Earlier on Sunday Ajax drew 1-1 at ADO Den Haag. Joel Veltman headed Ajax in front from a free-kick by Hakim Ziyech and the visitors missed several chances to extend the scoring. ADO bounced back in the second half, after substitute Erik Falkenburg hit the crossbar with a goal by Bjorn Johnsen. Ajax failed to secure a win after Frenkie de Jong and Lasse Schone hit the crossbar.

Also on Sunday, FC Utrecht suffered a surprising 4-0 defeat at FC Twente, and Vitesse drew 1-1 against VVV-Venlo. On Friday, AZ beat Sparta 2-0 in Rotterdam, SC Heerenveen defeated Excelsior 2-1 in Rotterdam on Saturday, NAC Breda and Willem II booked their first win against FC Groningen (2-1) and Roda JC Kerkrade (3-1) respectively and PEC Zwolle beat Heracles Almelo 2-1.

Feyenoord kept the leading position in the Eredivisie on goal difference. The reigning champions are on 12 points from five matches, just like AZ and PSV. SC Heerenveen are on 11 points, followed by Vitesse, Ajax and PEC Zwolle with 10 points.

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