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​Mainz shock BVB to help relegation battle

Borussia Dortmund suffered a shock in the Bundesliga in midweek.

The German giants were bested 2-0 at home by Mainz 05.

The relegation threatened team gave themselves a huge chance of staying up.

The defeat is the second in 11 games for Dortmund, who are now ten points behind Bayern Munich in second place.

It was a game that summed up a nearly season for BVB, who had to watch their rivals Bayern clinch the title a day earlier.

Mainz are now five points clear of 16th placed Dusseldorf with two rounds remaining.

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