Eintracht Frankfurt maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a stunning comeback to draw Borussia Dortmund 3-3.
BVB were determined to get off to a great start and put Saturday's disappointing loss to Hamburg behind them. They scored in the 24th when Lukasz Piszczek received a long ball down the right side from Mats Hummels. The right back cut in on to his left foot for a shot. Two Frankfurt defenders were their to block the shot, but it unfortunately deflected off of both players which wrong footed Kevin Trapp allowing the ball to trickle into the net.
The visitors doubled their lead just four minutes later, and Piszczek was involved again. The Polish right back played a cross across the top of the box, and Marco Reus powered a low, hard shot past Trapp to make it 2-0. Frankfurt saw the perfect record evaporating before their eyes.
The referee blew the whistle to start the second half, and Frankfurt came out in attack like they were shot out of a cannon. Sebastian Kehl was stripped of the ball in Frankfurt's half of the field, and the hosts quickly turned to a counter attack. Takashi Inui sent a ball up to Stefan Aigner, and he brought the ball down before ripping a shot to the far post into the net leaving Roman Weidenfeller with no chance.
Aigner and Inui swapped roles in the 51st minute to level the match. Aigner dribbled into the BV penalty area on the right side of the pitch and lofted a cross to the back post. Inui ghosted in behind the pretty nonexistent BVB defense and headed the ball just inside the post to beat Weidenfeller and level the match.
Mario Götze had entered the match at halftime due to an injury picked up by Reus, and he quickly restored order for the champions. He stripped the ball from Anderson in Frankfurt's penalty area and passed the ball with the outside of his foot into the goal past Trapp. With 54 minutes gone in the match, BVB were back on top 3-2.
As Frankfurt sought another equalizer, it was kind of poetic that it would come from Anderson. Frankfurt won a corner in the 73rd minute, and the Brazilian lept over everyone to head it into the back of the net. The hopes of maintain a perfect Bundesliga record after five matches was still in reach for the hosts.
Both sides pressed forward and countered for the final fifteen minutes, but neither side could find the winner.