The Bundesliga has entered the 10th week, while there is still time for almost any team to win the competition, Borussia Dortmund doesn’t look like they would be relinquishing the top spot soon enough. Here are our review of Matchday 10 games.
VfB Stuttgart 0 vs 3 Eintracht Frankfurt
Stuttgart continued their poor start to the season as they were well beaten at home by German Cup holders, Eintracht Frankfurt two first-half goals gave the lead, and while Stuttgart looked like getting back into the game, they were killed off by an 89th-minute strike from Nicolai Muller.
Bayer 1 vs 4 Hoffenheim
This was one of the most impressive results of the weekend as Hoffenheim visited Bayer Leverkusen in one of the most anticipated games of the weekend. The visitors took the lead through Arsenal loanee, Neilson on the 19th minutes, however, the home side pegged them back on the 30th minute. Hoffenheim restored their lead on the 34th minute before 2 further goals put the game beyond the home team.
Schalke 04 3 vs 1 Hannover 96
Schalke 04 prepared for their Champions League clash in midweek with a routine 3-1 win over Hannover 96. Nabil Bentaleb gave them the lead from the penalty spot, but they were pegged back by Hanover on the 70th minute before Breel Embolo restored their lead in 71st minute, then Mark Uth wrapped up the points on the 85th minute.
Bayern Munich 1 vs 1 Sc Freiburg
Defending Champions Bayern Munich continue to struggle this season as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Freiburg. They were made to work hard until the 80th minute before they took the lead through Serge Gnabry, but they were pegged back by the visitors again on the 89th minute. Niko Kovac’s men are now 3rd on the league table, 4 points behind Borussia Dortmund.
Wolfsburg 0 vs 1 Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund were not on their attacking best at the weekend, but they still managed to secure a 1-0 away win over Wolfsburg. That result has helped them consolidate their position at the top of the league table as 4 points separate them from the rests now.
Augsburg 2 vs 2 Nurnberg
Nurnberg came from behind twice to earn a point away at Augsburg this weekend. The home team had taken the lead on the 11th minute, but they were pegged back on the 54th minute. They took the lead 5 minutes after and looked like earning all three points, but Lukas Muhl scored an 88-minute equalizer for the visitors to ensure that the spoils are shared.
Hertha Berlin 0 vs 3 RB Leipzig
After beating Bayern Munich and earning a point against Borussia Dortmund, many expected Hertha Berlin to get a home win in this game, but Leipzig showed them that they are one of the best teams in Germany. A brace of goals either half from Timo Werner and the other from Matheus Cunha was enough to help Leipzig see off Berlin.
Borussia Monchengladbach 3 vs 0 Fortuna Dusseldorf
Three second-half goals helped Monchengladbach beat their newly promoted visitors in this game. The visitors had held firm for the entire first half, but Monchengladbach came into the second half with more determination to break them down, and it paid off. The visitors are now second from bottom, and level on points with VfB Stuttgart.
Mainz 2 vs 1 Werder Bremen
Mainz edge out Bremen in the last game of Matchday 10 in Germany. One goal in each half gave them a 2-0 lead before former Chelsea striker, Claudio Pizarro scored what turned out to be just a consolation goal in the 78th minute for Bremen.