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Monday 10 February

The key events from Matchday 20:

  • Borussia Dortmund duo and both face a spell on the sidelines after picking up thigh injuries against Bremen on Saturday.

    • Bayern München took the spoils from the Bavarian derby against 1. FC Nürnberg.

      • Saturday was a bad day all round for Nürnberg. As well as losing to Bayern, they must now do without Timothy Chandler and Daniel Ginczek for several months after the duo were injured.

        • Borussia Dortmund ran riot away to Werder Bremen, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan grabbing a brace to end his lengthy scoring drought.

          • Bayer 04 Leverkusen handed Borussia Mönchengladbach a third consecutive defeat in Friday night's Matchday 20 opener.

            • FC Augsburg record a stunning 4-1 victory over ten-man VfB Stuttgart, who have now lost five games on the bounce.

              • Schalke 04 beat Hannover

FC Schalke 04 right-back faces a spell on the sidelines after tearing a muscle in the 2-0 win over Hannover 96 at the weekend. Captain is still some way from full fitness, but midfielder has been given the all-clear.

In case you missed it, will sit out FC Bayern München's UEFA Champions League last-16 clash with Arsenal FC on 19 February, despite undergoing a successful operation to relieve a trapped nerve on Thursday. Get the full story right here.

1. FC Nürnberg duo Timothy Chandler and Daniel Ginczek have undergone successful surgery after sustaining serious injuries in Saturday's 2-0 defeat to FC Bayern. Chandler could return before the end of the season, but for Ginczek the diagnosis is a far graver six months out. Get well soon, the pair of you!

Bad news for VfB Stuttgart, who will be without leading scorer for five matches following the Bosnia international striker's red card against FC Augsburg at the weekend. The Swabians lost the game 4-1 and next travel to regional rivals 1899 Hoffenheim in search of their first win since early December.

"Once he loosens up, he's outstanding. He trains like an animal and will only get better," said BVB head Jürgen Klopp of Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, whose two goals helped Dortmund to a handsome 5-1 win at Bremen on Saturday. Klopp and Co. are in action again on Tuesday night against Eintracht Frankfurt in the fourth round of the DFB Cup.

As if things weren't bad enough at Hamburg already - the club are down in 17th following six straight defeats - their mammoth task at home to FC Bayern München in the DFB Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday just got a little bit harder. At a press conference on Monday, coach Bert van Marwijk announced that had picked up a calf injury at the weekend and had not been able to train, leaving him doubtful for the tie. Still, at least Maximilian Beister is nearing a return...

FC Bayern München's is putting in the legwork with a view to returning to the starting XI, taking to the training pitch with team-mate on his day off.

FC Schalke 04 were so good in their 2-0 win against Hannover 96 on Sunday that goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann was barely called into action. The 96ers only had 6 shots on goal, of which only one was from inside the box. No surprise then that a smiling Fährmann told Schalke TV, “I was pretty much unemployed on Sunday."

It wasn't all about the breathtaking goals and positional jockeying in the table on Matchday 20. Some of the game's unsung heores - goalkeepers - also strutted their stuff between the posts. Check out some of the weekend's finest saves from the likes of and , courtesy of the Bundesliga's official YouTube channel.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung also shone the spotlight on Hamburg's current plight, pondering "How much time is left for Hamburg?", describing their performance against Hertha as "harmless." FC Bayern's unbeaten streak failed to get many column inches here: "Bayern are still unbeatable" was their concise analysis. Die Zeit marveled at Schalke's renaissance and also praised VfL Wolfsburg: "In the battle for European places the Wolves drew level with fifth-placed Gladbach on 33 points," after their 3-0 win over Mainz "ended their slump."

By their own standards, Schalke's form in the first half of the season was poor, but a winter training camp in Dubai seems to have done the trick. The Royal Blues beat Hannover 2-0 on Sunday, prompting die Welt's headline of "Schalke as good as Bayern this year", hailing a "home victory that was never in any doubt". trumpted "Schalke blow Tayfun [Korkut, Hannover's coach] away", while led with "Schalke back on course for the Champions League".

How was the latest round of top-flight German football received in the country's media? Perhaps inevitably, as the only ever-present Bundesliga club, relegation-threatened Hamburger SV are generating plenty of headlines. Süddeutsche Zeitung labelled HSV's defeat at home to Hertha "disastrous", saying "the sixth defeat in a row, which saw the slip to 17th" would "live long in the players' memories." Spiegel Online was rather more concise: "Fear of relegation at Hamburg."

What did you make of Matchday 20? In case you missed anything, bring yourself up to speed with our video highlights, marvel at some sumptuous strikes in our Goal of the Week video and vote for your Player of Matchday 20 here. If that's still not enough, follow us on Twitter for talkings points, debates and much more besides.

Sunday 9 February

2-0 victory over Hannover 96 on Sunday, FC Schalke 04 sporting director Horst Heldt announced that the Royal Blues had reached an agreement with Hamburger SV to make the signing of defender Dennis Aogo permanent. Aogo has made ten appearances for Schalke this season, but is currently sidelined with a cruciate knee ligament injury.

This afternoon's early fixture is almost upon us. You can keep track of the action between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg, and later on between FC Schalke 04 and Hannover 96 on the live ticker and you can find your local television broadcaster for the games here.

Both and were substituted off after injuring themselves in Borussia Dortmund's 5-1 win over SV Werder Bremen on Saturday. On Sunday the club confirmed that the pair had both torn muscles in their right thighs and facea short spell on the sidelines.

Hannover 96 have begun 2014 in scintillating fashion under new coach Tayfun Korkut, with striker Mame Diouf a key part of their renaissance. Whet your appetite ahead of the 96ers' clash away to FC Schalke 04 this evening with a look at five of the Sengalese international's best Bundesliga goals, courtesy of the Bundesliga's official YouTube channel:

Speaking on Sport1's Doppelpass chat show on Sunday, Werder Bremen’s sporting director Thomas Eichin said the club “need to think about how to get more stability in the team, otherwise it could get very dangerous.” Bremen, who are only three points above the 16th place, are very much in the thick of the relegation battle. “Our goal is to reach the 40-point mark,” Eichin confirmed. Only 20 points to go...

FC Bayern München's started jogging today for the first time after several months out injured. Badstuber has not played for the Bavarians since December of 2012, when he injured his cruciate ligament in a match against Borussia Dortmund. After recovering over the summer, the defender re-injured himself in training, postponing his comeback yet further.

The race for the Torjägerkanone looks set to go down to the wire this season, with several hitmen jostling for position at the top of the goalscorer's charts. Hertha's Adrian Ramos currently leads the way, followed closely by Robert Lewandowski, Mario Mandzukic and last term's top scorer Stefan Kießling.

There are also three fixtures on Matchday 20 in Bundesliga 2 this afternoon:
Karlsruher SC - FC Ingolstadt
Arminia Bielefeld - St. Pauli
1. FC Köln - SC Paderborn

Köln currently have a four-point lead at the top of the standings and their Nigerian international striker , for one, can't wait to get back out onto the pitch:

It never rains but it pours, or at least that seems to be the case at Werder Bremen. With the side licking their wounds after the 5-1 home thumping by Dortmund yesterday, midfielder had to "abandon the team's warm-down training session" according to a tweet on Sunday morning due to a "recurring knee complaint". There was some good news though: Clemens Fritz and Mehmet Ekici were able to participate after injuries of their own.

Saturday 8 February

As well as coming off second-best against FC Bayern in the classic north-south Bavarian derby, 1. FC Nürnberg lost two players to long-term injuries on Saturday. Forward Daniel Ginczek (pictured) will be sidelined for up to six months after rupturing a cruciate ligament in his right knee, while US international full back Timothy Chandler is expected to be out for around ten weeks with a damaged meniscus in the left knee.

The Bundesliga kick-offs are almost upon us, so make sure you check back later on for more updates. In the meantime, click here to find your local television broadcaster and stay on top of all the in-game statistics here.

This afternoon's line-ups:

Bayern may be well ahead at the top of the Bundesliga pile, but according to midfielder they're not taking anything for granted against their feisty neighbours. "It'll be a tough game," said the 22-year-old. "We need to put them under pressure right from the start and try to get a goal as quickly as possible. If we go behind in Nuremberg, it's always difficult to get back into it."

It's a weekend of derbies across the Bundesliga. Leverkusen came out on top of the Rhineland head-to-head with Gladbach in the Matchday 20 opener, while SC Freiburg lock horns with south-western rivals 1899 Hoffenheim and 1. FC Nürnberg and FC Bayern jostle for Bavarian supremacy. Expect sparks, goals, cards and meaty tackles aplenty.

Borussia Dortmund head coach Jürgen Klopp decided to let his hair down in the lead up to his side's Matchday 20 encounter with SV Werder Bremen. The 46-year-old took his wife and son to pop-singer Tim Bendzko's concert in Cologne on Thursday evening. Not normally his lane of a music choice, but 'Kloppo' will undoubtedly be back to his rock and roll ways again once he takes the sidelines on Saturday.

After struggling to recreate his blistering form from the previous campaign, Japanese international is set to be dropped from Eintracht Frankfurt's matchday squad this weekend. "No head coach enjoys doing that to a player who has trained hard all week," explained Eagles' boss Armin Veh, referring to the pitfalls of having a large, competitive squad full of talented players.

It may be a 470 kilometre round-trip, but distance is no hurdle to Borussia Dortmund's legions of faithful fans. The club tweeted that 3,600 away tickets have been sold for this afternoon's match away to Werder Bremen, although they will still be rather outnumbered: the Weser-Stadion is sold out and will be full to burst at its 42,100 capacity.

Friday 7 February

Bayer 04 Leverkusen picked up the first win of Matchday 20 on Friday night against Borussia Mönchengladbach, who were beaten for only the second time all season at home.

To find out what happened at the Borussia Park Stadion, here is the match report.

Live updates start again on Saturday morning. In the meantime, you can click here to find your local television broadcaster for the rest of the weekend's action.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen have confirmed will return to the Rhinelanders' starting line-up for tonight's away game at Borussia Mönchengladbach (kick-off: 20:30 CET), having fully recovered from injury. Learn all about Leverkusen's visit to fifth-placed Borussia in our preview.

VfB Stuttgart may have only collected nine of their 19 points at the Mercedes-Benz Arena so far this season, but and co. will be hoping to benefit from playing in front of a home crowd on Sunday when they host Swabian rivals FC Augsburg, aiming to end a streak of four consecutive defeats.

The Swabians tweeted an aerial view of their impressive stadium: "Our home!! // Divine!! Have a good start to the weekend!"

Good news for Hannover 96, who will have (r.) and available for Sunday's visit to FC Schalke 04. The in-form strike partnership, both on target in last weekend's 3-1 win against Borussia Mönchengladbach, have recovered from minor knocks picked up during training in midweek.

Bundesliga 2 LIVE!

The second half of the season in Bundesliga 2 is underway, where VfL Bochum host FSV Frankfurt, Energie Cottbus entertain SV Sandhausen while struggling VfR Aalen and Erzgebirge Aue lock horns at the Scholz-Arena.

Keep up to date with all the latest action from all the games on our live ticker!

Check out our exclusive preview to Borussia Dortmund's visit to SV Werder Bremen, where Robert Lewandowski and Co hope to record consecutive victories for the first time since early November on Saturday afternoon.

You may well think flying is the common way of travel among Germany's top flight sides, but while Eintracht Braunschweig (see previous entry) are currently on the bus travelling to tomorrow's game in Frankfurt, Borussia Dortmund have to decided to make their trip up north to SV Werder Bremen by train. Whether winter signing Milos Jojic will be joining his new team-mates for the Saturday clash is yet unclear, but you can learn more about the young Serbia midfielder, who is yet to feature for the five-time Bundesliga champions, here.

Bottom of the table Eintracht Braunschweig and Emir Bicakcic have started their 200-mile trip south where the promoted side lock horns with Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday (kick-off 15:30 CET), hoping to record their fourth win of the season.

Schalke 04 captain is racing to be fit in time to face Hannover 96 on Sunday. The 25-year-old was forced to end training early on Thursday due to muscular complaints, although the club inisisted it was just a precautionary measure. Left-back is definitely out, however, after being unable to train all week.

While Schalke are preparing to face Hannover 96 on Sunday (kick-off 17:30 CET) midfield star is edging ever closer to a return after following an individual training regime. Draxler was quoted in the club's tweet as saying: "Training is very intense. I can't wait for my comeback, but I won’t overdo things.”

UEFA Player of the Year will not play in FC Bayern München's away game against 1. FC Nürnberg after undergoing an operation on Thursday.

Speaking to ahead of the the Bavarian derby between 1. FC Nürnberg and FC Bayern München, sent out a rallying cry to his team-mates: "The Bayern players are only humans with two legs too". The German U-21 international believes that if the hosts play to the best of their ability, they might be the first to win against the side from Munich this season and says the way to do it is to "not give them too much respect, get stuck into challenges and try and hurt them."

It is not only Matchday 20 in the Bundesliga, but also in Bundesliga 2 today. The first games after the long winter break get underway in Germany's second tier, with three fixtures on the menu at 18:00 CET:
VfR Aalen - FC Erzgebirge Aue
VfL Bochum 1848 - FSV Frankfurt 1899
FC Energie Cottbus - SV Sandhausen

Eintracht Frankfurt are looking to midfielder to continue his great performances against Eintracht Braunschweig. The 31-year-old has scored seven goals in his last four competitive games against the Lions. Meier will get the chance to improve his record when they host Braunschweig on Saturday at 15:30 CET.

Many happy returns to one of FC Bayern München's most battle-hardened stalwarts! Just a day ahead of the club's trip north to Bavarian rivals 1. FC Nürnberg, veteran centre-back turns 36 today. The defender is one of several Bayern players in the 30-club already. Check out our analysis of how the side will cope once they hang up their boots for good.

Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayer 04 Leverkusen get the Matchday 20 ball rolling on Friday evening and, having lost their first home game of the season to FC Bayern München seven days ago, the Foals are determined to get back to winning ways. "We've lost twice in a row and certainly haven't played as well as we can, but we have to be realistic and rein in our expectations," said Gladbach coach Lucien Favre on Friday. Find out what else he had to say in our exclusive preview of the Matchday 20 opener.