Schalke, Leverkusen and Werder Bremen get the points

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Updated: September 2, 2012

Defending Bundesliga champion Borussia Dortmund was held to a 1-1 draw at Nuremberg on Saturday, while Werder Bremen beat Hamburger SV 2-0 to win the league’s 97th northern derby.

Elsewhere, Schalke beat Augsburg 3-1, Bayer Leverkusen won 2-0 against Freiburg, and promoted Eintracht Frankfurt won 4-0 at Hoffenheim, which finished the game with nine players.

Promoted Fortuna Duesseldorf drew 0-0 with local rival Borussia Moenchengladbach later on Saturday, in Fortuna’s first Bundesliga game at home for 15 years.