Sinsheim - Every club is required to hold a pre-season media day to allow media outlets, including the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, to get the inside scoop from the players themselves, and this year the Bundesliga has introduced something a little different - the Crossbar Challenge.

Five players from each club are chosen and get three goes each to hit the bar from the edge of the box. Are TSG 1899 Hoffenheim's bar-rattling credentials enough to take them above current joint table-toppers Borussia Mönchengladbach and SC Paderborn 07? Stay tuned to find out!


How they've fared so far: