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Bayern Munich hit VfB Stuttgart for six to make a blistering start to September and leave the Swabians rock bottom <br> of the table after two matches with a worrying 1-7 goal difference The Bundesliga then took a two-week break for internationals with Germany serving up their first win of their <br> FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign, an obligatory 3-0 against the Faroe Islands... ...followed by a more testing 2-1 win over neighbours Austria in Vienna. Marco Reus (c.) scored the opener, but <br> Werder Bremen's Marko Arnautovic went close to earning at least a point for the hosts Back in the Bundesliga, Bayern eased past Mainz as if there had been no break at all, making it three wins in a row on the <br> day the 'Geh Deinen Weg' charity initiative promoting tolerance and integration was celebrated by all Bundesliga clubs Not wanting to be outdone, Eintracht Frankfurt kept apace with Bayern with their third straight win, a 3-2 success over <br> Hamburger SV, condemning the Northerners to bottom spot with Hoffenheim The UEFA Champions League got underway with wins for all three Bundesliga sides. Dortmund beat Ajax 1-0, thanks to <br> Robert Lewandowski's late goal, Schalke 04 won at Olympiacos and FC Bayern Munich beat Valencia CF 2-1 The four Bundesliga representatives in the UEFA Europa League were also unbeaten. Hannover's Szabolcs <br> Huszti curled in this dangerous free-kick in a 2-2 draw with FC Twente Dortmund suffered a Champions League hangover by losing for the first time in 32 league matches, falling just short of making it <br> an entire season of games without defeat. The win was Hamburg's first of the season after three straight losses September also saw the first midweek round of matches, or <a href='http://www.bundesliga.com/en/liga/news/2012/0000226598.php' target='_self' class='normalred'><b>'Englische Woche'</b></a>, and Bayern won again, this time 3-0 against VfL Wolfsburg The floodlights also shone on one of the best matches of the Bundesliga season so far - a <a href='http://www.bundesliga.com/en/liga/news/2012/0000224053.php' target='_self' class='normalred'><b>3-3 thriller</b></a> between Eintracht Frankfurt and <br> Borussia Dortmund, a result that meant the champions lost yet more ground to leaders Bayern
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