With the Bundesliga finally looking like it might not be the usual cakewalk, tonight's Dortmund vs Bayern clash threatened to allow the German champions back into closer contention.
After a pulsating clash, however, it was Dortmund who came out on top. Falling behind twice throughout a hectic tie, Paco Alcacer grabbed the third and definitive goal for Dortmund to give them a 3-2 win.
Seven points ahead of third-placed Bayern at the top of the Bundesliga, could they be on their way to a first league title triumph since the heady days of Jurgen Klopp?
A game with some incredible goals, you can relive Der Klassiker with a look at the main points of action in today's Dortmund vs Bayern clash - you'll not want to miss the wonderful second from Dortmund's Marco Reus!
0-1 Robert Lewandowski
1-1 Marco Reus
1-2 Robert Lewandowski
2-2 Marco Reus
3-2 Paco Alcacer
Seven points clear of third-placed Bayern Munich, Dortmund hold a four-point lead over second-placed Borussia Mönchengladbach.
With only 11 games played of a 34-game season, there is plenty of football yet to be played in this season's Bundesliga.
However, after years of drifting after the heady days of Jurgen Klopp's spell in charge of the club, fans will no doubt be thrilled that the Dortmund vs Bayern clash is once again one that is well within Dortmund's range.