Hertha Berlin upset Bayern Munich, 2-1, thanks to two goals by Ukrainian Andriy Voronin
to claim the Bundesliga
lead after 20 rounds. Hertha's move came a day after surprise leader Hoffenheim fell to Bayer Leverkusen, 4-1.
Bayern Munich coach Juergen
had said his team was ready to claim the lead, but Hertha won thanks to goals from Voronin near the end of the first half and with 13 minutes from time.
disappointed and angry," Klinsmann said. "We wanted to get three points here. But now we just have to continue our good run that was interrupted by [losses to] Hamburg and Berlin."
Only four points separate the top five teams:
Hertha Berlin 40
Bayern Munich 38
Bayer Leverkusen 36
Hamburg moved into third place with a 2-0 win over Arminia Bielefeld on Sunday on goals by Germany winger Piotr Trochowski
and Peruvian forward Jose Guerrero
"We made too many errors, which is not typical of us," said Hoffenheim coach Ralf Rangnick
. "We conceded
two goals in the first ten minutes. There were a few key passages of play for us, above all the goals just before and after halftime. It is crucial now to see how the team responds in our next
game against Stuttgart."