A Pierre Emerick Aubameyang hattrick, a Max Philipp brace and a Julian Weigl strike were just reward for a brilliant Borussia Dortmund display. Their 6-1 win over Gladbach puts them top and sends out a title warning.
Bayern Munich appeared to be coasting towards a routine victory. But Martin Schmidt's Wolfsburg produced a superb second half display to secure a well-earned point and keep Bayern off the top of the Bundesliga.
Just four months after returning to European competition after a 25-year absence, Cologne find themselves rock-bottom bottom of the Bundesliga. Ahead of their trip to Hannover on Sunday, DW asks: what's gone wrong?
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a treble and Timo Werner proved his importance again. But it was also a weekend of firsts, with Dennis Geiger, Julian Weigl and Lucas Alario all impressing.
He has played less than 90 minutes in the Bundesliga but Sergio Cordova has impressed during his short time at Augsburg. DW caught up with him to chat about his new club, life in Germany and his country's national team.
Going into the season, many had seen Augsburg as prime candidates for the drop. However, coach Manuel Baum's team, which combines hard work with pace and flair has turned out to be one of this season's surprise starters.
Augsburg captain Daniel Baier has received a one-match ban after he was caught on camera making an offensive hand gesture. The action led to some unsavory scenes in his club's win over Leipzig on Tuesday.
Manuel Neuer is likely to be out until 2018 after suffering a repeat fracture of a metatarsal on Monday. The goalkeeper has struggled with his fitness in recent seasons and was kept out of the Germany squad in September.
For most clubs, dropping five points in six games would be no big deal. But Bayern Munich aren't most clubs. Their lack of focus could cost them, with Dortmund looking ominous and PSG looming, says DW's Matt Pearson.
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Kevin Volland's two goals bookended a strong home performance from Leverkusen. Julian Nagelsmann vanquished Domenico Tedesco, his former classmate at the coaching academy, and Werner led Leipzig to another victory.
Martin Schmidt led Mainz into Europe for the first time but faces a more complex challenge in Wolfsburg. After coaching changes and the Volkswagen emissions scandal, the Wolves need to decide what they want to be.
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