Champions Dortmund held as Eintracht Frankfurt set early Bundesliga pace

    Eintracht Frankfurt's players salute the crowd after their 4-0 win at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga

    Story highlights

    • Champions Borussia Dortmund held 1-1 at Nuremberg
    • Jakub Blaszczykowski scores equalizer for Dortmund
    • Newly promoted Eintracht Frankfurt setting early pace
    • Klass-Jan Huntelaar scores in 3-0 Schalke win
    Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund were held 1-1 at Nuremberg as newly promoted Eintracht Frankfurt set the pace after a 4-0 win over nine-man Hoffenheim Saturday.
    Dortmund were expected to secure their second win of the season, but fell behind just after the half hour mark as Czech star Tomas Pekhart headed home for Nuremberg.
    The visitors were level before halftime when Poland captain Jakub Blaszczykowski equalized from close range but they were unable to grab a winner in the second half.
    Frankfurt continued their dream start back in the German top flight by following last weekend's 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen with a rout of hosts Hoffenheim.
    Alexander Meier and Pirmin Schwegler gave Frankfurt a 2-0 lead by the interval.