October 14, 2016
Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Hertha Berlin
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 80’ Valentin Stocker 51’
Bayern Munich won!
Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin faced each other to decide who climbs closer to the top of the table and keep the pressure on Bayern Munich. Hertha Berlin sat in second place with 13 points and Dortmund third with twelve.
Both teams finished the match with a point, a goal, and with a man sent off for receiving a red card.
The away team were first to get on the scoreboard when Valentin Stocker gave Hertha Berlin the lead in the 51st minute.
Before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brought the home team level in the 80th minute, he had an opportunity to give his team an equalizing goal through a penalty in the 77th minute.
October 15, 2016
Borussia Monchengladbach 0-0 Hamburger SV
Borussia Monchengladbach failed to get a home win against a 10 man Hamburger SV side.
Andre Hahn missed a penalty that could have rubbed salt into the injury of Hamburger SV when their defender Cleber was sent off with a straight red card.
Hamburger SV remains winless after seven league matches.
FC Koln 2-1 Ingolstadt
Anthony Modeste 29’ 39’(pen) Lukas Hinterseer 90’(pen)
After Hertha Berlin and Dortmund draw, Anthony Modeste scored two goals to ensure that FC Koln made strides to move upwards on the league table with a win over bottom tabled Ingolstadt. It was the sixth straight defeat for Ingolstadt.
Augsburg 1-1 Schalke 04
Daniel Baier 78’ Nabil Bentaleb 65’
For the second match in a row, Schalke finished a match with some points on the table.
Both teams needed to avoid a loss in this match. A loss for Augsburg would have started a losing streak and a loss for Schalke would have taken them back to their terrible start to the league season.
After getting their first win of the season in their previous match, Schalke avoided going back to their losing way and settled for a point away at Augsburg. It might be two points dropped for Schalke since they were first to get on the scoreboard but failed to hold on to the lead.
Hoffenheim 2-1 Freiburg
Sandro Wagner 34’ Florian Niederlechner 78’
Andrej Kramaric 81’
Hoffenheim gets a win to remain undefeated.
After giving up their first half lead in the later stages of the second half, Hoffenheim was saved by Andrej Kramaric’s 81st-minute game winning goal. A win that extended Hoffenheim’s winning streak to three consecutive matches.
Eintracht Frankfurt 2-2 Bayern Munich
Szabolcs Huszti 43’ Arjen Robben 11’
Marco Fabian 78’ Joshua Kimmich 62’
Another draw saw Bayern Munich has drop points in two consecutive matches.
Marco Fabian scored an important goal for a 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt to get a point at home against the mighty Bayern Munich. It was a point that kept Bayern Munich closer to the rest of the pack.
Frankfurt had to come back twice to get a point from this match. Arjen Robben’s early goal for Bayern Munich was canceled by Szabolcs Huszti towards the end of the first half.
A first half penalty came back to haunt Huszti in the second half. His second yellow card in the 65th minute reduced Eintracht Frankfurt to 10 men.
Werder Bremen 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen
Zlatko Junuzovic 13’ Hakan Calhanoglu 27’
Ousman Manneh 60’
Ousman Manneh goal gave Werder Bremen a surprise home win over Bayer Leverkusen. It was a win the shoots them away from the bottom of the table.
Mainz 05 2-1 Darmstadt
Pablo De Blasis 6’ Jerome Gondorf 90’+2’(pen)
Yunus Malli 56’(pen)
Darmstadt’s Antonio-Mirko Colak missed a penalty in the extra time of the first half became very expensive when Yunus Malli scored a penalty in the 56th minute to double Mainz lead in the 56th minute.
The cost doubled when Jerome Gondorf scored in late in additional time to pull one back for Darmstadt. Many fans would wonder what could have been if Colak had scored his penalty.
Wolfsburg 0-1 RB Leipzig
Emil Forsberg 71’
Forsberg amended his errors from his first half penalty miss by scoring in the 71st minute to give RB Leipzig an away win over Wolfsburg.
It was three valuable points for RB Leipzig, who are looking like a team that wasn’t to be part of next season’s UEFA Champions League competition.
This defeat is the sixth consecutive winless match for Wolfsburg.