Düsseldorf is the capital city of the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and the country's seventh most populous city.
The city on the River Rhine is an international business and financial centre. Düsseldorf is also renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, and its academy of fine arts. Among the top ten most livable cities: global consultant Mercer in 2017 ranked Düsseldorf 6th in its 19th annual quality of living survey.
After 16 games unbeaten, Borussia Dortmund lost in the Bundesliga for the first time this season away at Fortuna Düsseldorf. The defeat can be a tactical learning curve for a young Dortmund side, says DW's Matt Ford.
Newly-promoted Fortuna Düsseldorf inflicted a first league defeat of the season on Borussia Dortmund, despite Paco Alcacer's 10th goal of the season off the bench. Watford loanee Dodi Lukebakio was the star for Fortuna.
Borussia Dortmund opened up a nine point lead over Bayern Munich while Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Mönchengladbach continued their impressive runs. Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim played out one of two 3-3 draws.
Borussia Dortmund have extended their lead over Bayern Munich to four points ahead of next weekend's "Klassiker." Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig continued their positive form, while Stuttgart and Düsseldorf struggle.
Borussia Dortmund's lead at the top of the Bundesliga table increased to four points after their victory in Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich's draw with Freiburg. On Sunday, Gladbach eased past struggling Fortuna Düsseldorf.