February 3, 2017
Hamburger SV 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Kyriakos Papadopoulos 76’
We expect goals from anyone with a ‘9’ on the back of their jersey, even if you are a defender.
Kyriakos Papadopoulos header was the difference maker. On loan from Bayer Leverkusen, Papadopoulos reminded his home club of his value when he scored the only goal in this fixture.
Hamburger SV needed this victory to enhance their chances of playing top flight football next season.
February 4, 2017
Bayern Munich 1-1 Schalke 04
Robert Lewandowski 9’ Naldo 13’
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Two early goals settled this fixture. Schalke 04 was able to get an away point at Bayern Munich to slow the defending champions down from running away with the title again.
Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-0 Freiburg
Lars Stindl 73’
Patrick Herrmann 90’+2’
Three goals in the final quarter of regulation time was how Borussia Monchengladbach took all three points in their home fixture against Freiburg.
The victory brought Monchengladbach to just three points away from Freiburg in the league standings.
Hertha Berlin 1-0 Ingolstadt
Genki Haraguchi 2’
Hertha Berlin got an early goal and defended it well to get back to winning ways.
FC Koln 1-0 Wolfsburg
Anthony Modeste 81’(pen)
It was six league matches without defeat and a consecutive victory for FC Koln after Anthony Modeste converted a late penalty into a goal for a home victory over Wolfsburg.
Hoffenheim 4-0 Mainz 05
Mark Uth 5’
Marco Terrazzino 81’
Adam Szalai 86’ 90’+1’
Hoffenheim got back on track after suffering their first league defeat in their previous match.
Three late goals made this victory for Hoffenheim a comprehensive one.
Borussia Dortmund 1-0 RB Leipzig
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 35’
Borussia Dortmund got their revenge on RB Leipzig.
On the day Bayern Munich failed to grab all three points at home, RB Leipzig was unable to pick up any points to take advantage of Bayern’s slip.
February 5, 2017
Augsburg 3-2 Werder Bremen
Jonathan Schmid 28; Theodor Gebre Selassie 26’
Ja-Cheol Koo 79’ Max Kruse 65’(pen)
Raul Marcelo Bobadilla 90’+4’
Augsburg came from a goal down in the second half to get a home victory over Werder Bremen. Raul Marcelo Bobadilla scored late to give the home fans something to really cheer about.
Werder Bremen remains just right above relegation zone.
Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Darmstadt
Makoto Hasebe 74’(pen)
Ante Rebic 83’
It was a deserved victory for Eintracht Frankfurt as they pounded bottom table Darmstadt with another defeat.
Eintracht Frankfurt moved into third place, eight points away from second-placed RB Leipzig.