Cologne - After going on hiatus on account of the international break, the Bundesliga was back and in top form again with nine cracking encounters on Matchday 3. rounds up the weekend in numbers...

bagged a landmark goal for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in their 3-3 draw against SV Werder Bremen. It was his second in as many games, but more significantly the Werkself 2,000th top-flight goal.

6 - The highest-scoring games this term have both involved : no fewer than six goals have been scored in each of their two home games.

1. FSV Mainz 05's made history by becoming the highest-scoring Japanese player in the Bundesliga, scoring his 27th and 28th goals in the 3-1 victory at Hertha Berlin to break Yasuhiko Okudera's record set in 1986.

9 - For the first time in the Bundesliga's history, as many as nine clubs are still unbeaten after three games.

The returning was involved in three goals in Borussia Mönchengladbach's stunning 4-1 win against FC Schalke 04, scoring one and setting up two for team-mate Andre Hahn - a feat he'd never before managed in a Bundesliga game.

12 - This season's Bundesliga already looks like being one of the most competitive in years: in just three rounds of games so far, there have already been 12 draws, three times as many as at this stage in 2013/14.

In his first spell at Borussia Dortmund, had to wait 246 minutes for his first league goal. After returning to the club, he was able to open his account after 40 minutes in the
3-1 success over SC Freiburg.

269 - netted SC Freiburg's first goal in the current campaign after 269 minutes; never before had the south-westerners had to wait so long for their first goal at the start of a season.

not only scored for Mainz against his parent club Hertha on Matchday 3; he also kept up a sensational record of scoring on his debut when joining a new club. He has now managed it four times in a row.

0 - 1. FC Köln are the only club still yet to concede a goal after three rounds of games following a 0-0 draw at SC Paderborn 07. The Billy Goats have never had a defensive record this good in their history.

came on in the 77th minute of VfL Wolfsburg's 1-1 draw at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, was booked in the 83rd minute and then sent off for a second yellow in the 93rd. His dismissal was the first of 2014/15 and perhaps not a surprise, since the Wolves had more red cards last season (eight) than any other side.

0 - Similarly, this season is the first in the 52 top-flight campaigns in which Hamburger SV have competed that the Red Shorts, currently bottom, have failed to score a goal in their opening three encounters following Sunday's 2-0 loss at Hannover 96.