Hamburger SV have snapped up former FC Schalke 04 star Lewis Holtby on a season-long loan from Tottenham Hotspur FC
Hamburger SV have snapped up former FC Schalke 04 star Lewis Holtby on a season-long loan from Tottenham Hotspur FC

Bundesliga Matchday 2 - Bulletins

Cologne - There were goals, surprises and comebacks aplenty on Matchday 2, with Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SC Paderborn and 1. FC Köln all recording eye-catching victories, and reigning champions FC Bayern München dropping their first points of the season.

Click here to view the names on the latest official transfer list.

But the excitement doesn't stop there as Monday's final day of the summer transfer window brought with it several exciting last-minute moves - scroll down to find out more on how deadline day panned out, as well as the latest Bundesliga news, build-up and reaction...


FC Augsburg 2-3 Borussia Dortmund (kick-off 20:30 CEST)
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 4-2 Hertha Berlin
VfL Wolfsburg 2-2 Eintracht Frankfurt
SV Werder Bremen 1-1 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
VfB Stuttgart 0-2 1. FC Köln
Hamburger SV 0-3 SC Paderborn
FC Schalke 04 1-1 FC Bayern München (kick-off 18:30 CEST)
1. FSV Mainz 05 0-0 Hannover 96
SC Freiburg 0-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach

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Monday 1 September

Stuttgart departure:

William Kvist has left the Bundesliga for English Championship side Wigan Athletic F.C., after three years on the books at VfB Stuttgart.

Die Schwaben

took to Twitter to wish the 29-year-old Danish international all the best at his new club...

When Jürgen met Shinji…again

This is what happened when Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp was reunited with Shinji Kagawa on Monday...


Lewis Holtby has

returned to the Bundesliga

on a season-long loan deal at Hamburger SV…

18:00 CEST and the transfer window in Germany has closed

Hamburg have been busy...
...and not just in the transfer market - their Twitter feed has been used aplenty! They've taken to Twitter over the last few hours to confirm that new signing Julian Green will wear the number '37' on his back - the same he wears for parent club FC Bayern München. Then, they tweeted the news of loan deals for 18-year-old Jonathan Tah (as brought to you earlier today) and Karim Demirbay. Tah joins Bundesliga 2 outfit Fortuna Düsseldorf for the season, while Demirbay heads to their promotion rivals 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Another man on his way out of the port city is Milan Badelj, who has joined ACF Fiorentina.

Straight to work

It's been a busy day in Dortmund for

Shinji Kagawa

, who, by the way, will wear the No7 jersey during his second stint at the club...

Tah leaves HSV on loan

Highly-rated 18-year-old defender Jonathan Tah, who made 16 Bundesliga appearances for Hamburg last season, has moved to Bundesliga 2 side Fortuna Düsseldorf on loan. "Tah-dah! Welcome to Fortuna Jonathan Tah" reads the tweet below:

More transfers

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim have agreed to loan Tobias Weis to Bundesliga 2 outfit VfL Bochum, while surprise package Paderborn have strengthened their defensive ranks by bringing in Rafa Lopez from Spanish Primera Division side Getafe. "Rafael Lopez has signed a contract until 2016 with our SCP" reads the tweet below:

Goal of the Week
It's been a breathless day of transfers so far, so why not take a break and check out the nominees for Matchday 2 Goal of the Week? Take a look at the handful of scorchers in the video below and vote for your favourite on our Fanzone page. The winner will be announced on Tuesday.

"Next please!" says this tweet from Mainz. "Philipp Wollscheid on the way to his first training session as a 05er!"

"Done deal" reads this tweet from Mainz."Jonas Hofmann joins Mainz on loan from BVB."

"The loan deal for Julian Green has been finalised," says this tweet from Hamburg's official account.

Sunday 31 August

Result! 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Hannover 96 has finished goalless. Click here for the full report from Sunday's game at the Coface Arena.


Mainz are doing most of the running so far against Hannover, but it remains goalless at the Coface Arena...

Live now! Remember you can follow today's Bundesliga 2 action via our live ticker. Eintracht Braunschweig are taking on VfL Bochum, struggling TSV 1860 Munich play host to SV Darmstadt and SV Sandhausen are up against FC Ingolstadt.

Not long to go!

1. FSV Mainz 05 have arrived at the Coface Arena ahead of their clash with Hannover 96 at 15:30 CEST...

New arrival:

Salomon Kalou shakes hands with Hertha Berlin sporting director Michael Preetz after signing a three-year contract with the capital club...

Welcome to Bavaria!

Bayern's latest acquisitions Medhi Benatia and

Xabi Alonso

try on the traditional attire...

Saturday 30 August

Happy travellers

Anthony Ujah


Aleksandar Ignjovski

were both in good spirits following their sides' respective victories...

All set:

Borussia Mönchengladbach travel to SC Freiburg on Sunday evening. Don't forget, the game at the MAGE Solar Stadion will be broadcast

live on Bundesliga radio


Back in red

: FC Bayern's latest acquisition

Xabi Alonso

took part in his first training session for the Bundesliga champions this morning...

Welcome back!


Schalke 04 and FC Bayern

take to the field at the Veltins Arena this evening, there are plenty of other matches up and down the country for you to get your teeth into, starting with today's Bundesliga 2 games between Karlsruhe and Heidenheim, and Aue against Düsseldorf. Sit back and enjoy the feast of football coming your way over the next few hours.

Friday 29 August

How do I look?

Javi Martinez has taken to Twitter to welcome Xabi Alonso to FC Bayern München...



FC Bayern scored nine goals in their two league matches against Schalke 04 last season. The Royal Blues will have to improve on

last weekend’s performance

if they want to take anything from the game against the champions.

Aubameyang's celebrations have turned him into a crowd favourite at BVB. Find out more below, via the official Bundesliga YouTube channel.

Round 2 begins...