Werder Bremen piled the misery on Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 win at the Weserstadion on Saturday.
Davie Selke put the hosts in front, with Fin Bartels adding a second before Mats Hummels grabbed a consolation for the Westphalians, who completed their worst-ever first half of a season with just 15 points and a total of 10 defeats.
Victory moved Bremen off the foot of the...
Borussia Monchengladbach boosted their goal difference to move above Bayer Leverkusen to third in the Bundesliga on Wednesday night thanks to a 4-1 win over bottom-placed Werder Bremen.
Max Kruse, Oscar Wendt, Christoph Kramer and Branimir Hrgota all found the back of the net in a comprehensive win for Lucien Favre's side with Zlatko Junuzovic scoring Bremen's consolation.
To make matters worse for the visitors, they ended the game with 10 men after Luca Caldirola was given his marching orders.