Kagawa gives Dortmund 1-0 win over Werder


FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Shinji Kagawa marked his birthday with the winning goal that gave defending Bundesliga champion and front-runner Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 victory over Werder Bremen on Saturday.

Kagawa scored on the day he turned 23 to extend Dortmund's unbeaten streak to a club-record 20 matches. His goal in the eighth minute means Dortmund will remain at least five points ahead of Bayern Munich, which plays Hertha Berlin later.

Borussia Moenchengladbach won 2-1 at Bayer Leverkusen and Hamburger SV fell to its third consecutive defeat by losing 3-1 at home to Freiburg.