Haaland hat-trick but Dortmund still lose

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The Bundesliga has witnessed the rare sight of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund both losing on the same day - but the real drama was still lying elsewhere in the relegation battle.

Hertha Berlin thought they had survival secured until they conceded in injury time on Saturday to draw at Arminia Bielefeld 1-1 while Stuttgart also scored late to keep the relegation scrap going into the final two games.

Erling Haaland scored a hat trick for Dortmund, but it wasn't enough as Bochum came from behind to win 4-3 and secure their survival.

That game featured three penalties - all awarded for handballs.

Bochum raced into a two-goal lead with Sebastian Polter and Gerrit Holtmann stunning the home fans in the first eight minutes.

Haaland responded with two penalties by the 30th, taking the Norwegian's tally to 60 goals in 65 Bundesliga appearances - a mark that no other player has reached so quickly.

Haaland completed his hat-trick in the 62nd, sweeping the ball towards goal with his left boot only to deflect it in with his right knee.

But Jurgen Locadia equalised in the 81st and Milos Pantovic converted the next penalty to complete a famous Bochum win.

Bayern, who clinched the league title last weekend, suffered a hangover, losing 3-1 in Mainz, where the home team also struck the goal-frame four times in a dominant performance.

Mainz, who scored through Jonathan Burkardt, Moussa Niakhate and Leandro Barreiro, had 22 attempts at goal in contrast to Bayern's seven - but Robert Lewandowski did at least take his league-leading tally to 34 goals for the champions.

In the relegation battle, Hertha substitutes Luca Wollschlager and Maximilian Mittelstadt should have scored their team's second goal to secure their win when they had only the goalkeeper to beat in the 88th minute.

But Hertha were to rue their gaping miss when Joakim Nilsson equalised for Bielefeld.

Meanwhile, Chris Fuhrich scored in the 89th for Stuttgart to draw against visiting Wolfsburg 1-1.

But the late goals mean Hertha, Stuttgart and Bielefeld can all still be relegated, while Augsburg are also not yet safe after losing at home to Cologne 4-1.

Bielefeld remained second last on 27 points, Stuttgart were in the relegation playoff spot with 29, Hertha were on 33 and Augsburg 35 with two rounds remaining.

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