Borussia Dortmund went top of the table again after recording a 3-1 victory at home to Hertha Berlin on Sunday afternoon - © © gettyimages
Borussia Dortmund went top of the table again after recording a 3-1 victory at home to Hertha Berlin on Sunday afternoon - © © gettyimages

Matchday 3 live bulletins

Cologne - Borussia Dortmund continued their free-scoring form with a 3-1 win over Hertha Berlin on Sunday, ensuring they stay top of the table ahead of FC Bayern München, who got the better of Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Saturday. keeps you abreast of all the latest news and reaction to Matchday 3 in the German top flight...



Borussia Dortmund 3-1 Hertha Berlin
SV Werder Bremen 2-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach


FC Bayern München 3-0 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
1. FC Köln 2-1 Hamburger SV
VfB Stuttgart 1-4 Eintracht Frankfurt
FC Augsburg 0-1 FC Ingolstadt 04
1. FSV Mainz 05 3-0 Hannover 96
SV Darmstadt 98 0-0 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim


VfL Wolfsburg 3-0 FC Schalke 04

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Gladbach lose again

Not a good day at the office for Borussia Mönchengladbach, who lose 2-1 away to SV Werder Bremen. It's the Foals' third successive defeat of the 2015/16 Bundesliga campaign, but the Green-Whites' first win.

Curtain closer

The final game of Matchday 3 is under way between Bremen and Gladbach. Keep track of the action with us on Twitter, and check out the line-ups below:

Three from three for Dortmund

Thomas Tuchel's men will be top of the table over the international break after beating Hertha Berlin 3-1 at home on Saturday. Click here to read our match report.

Teams are in!

Here are line-ups for Dortmund vs Hertha:

Dante on his way

FC Bayern have confirmed that Brazilian defender Dante is set to sign for Wolfsburg after three years in Munich.

Rafinha's Twitter milestone

FC Bayern's Brazilian right-back Rafinha has thanked his legion of followers after hitting the one million-mark on Twitter.

Green-Whites raring to go

Like visitors Gladbach, Bremen are also looking for their first win of the 2015/16 Bundesliga season this evening.

Royal baby blue

No chance of this little chap growing up a Borussia Dortmund fan...

Foals under pressure

Gladbach have made a poor start to the season having lost two games in a row, but they are unbeaten in their last five against Bremen. The two sides meet at the Weserstadion this evening.

Ibisevic Berlin-bound

Some transfer news has been concluded this morning, with Hertha Berlin wrapping up a deal for Vedad Ibisevic from Stuttgart.

"Welcome Vedad Ibisevic! Hertha sign the striker from VfB Stuttgart."

Sunday supplement

After Saturday's drama, there are two more mouthwatering games in store today: Dortmund vs Hertha and Bremen vs Gladbach.

Sunday 30 August

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And we're off!

The early kick-offs are under way in the top flight now so follow us on Twitter for all the in-game latest. We'll be back later with more rolling coverage.

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Afternoon line-ups:

Here's how the sides will be taking to the field in the 15:30 matches...

Derby time in Bavaria

Ingolstadt's USA international Evo Morales is fired up for today's game at neighbouring Augsburg.

First Eagles win?

Frankfurt are hoping for third time lucky when face Stuttgart this afternoon.

Park to Dortmund

Ahead of tomorrow's game against Hertha Berlin, Dortmund have bolstered their squad with the signing of South Korean Joo-Ho Park on a three-year deal from Mainz 05. The 28-year-old is thus reunited with Thomas Tuchel, who took him to the 05ers from FC Basel in 2013.

Odds in Bayern’s favour

Leverkusen have a job on their hands if they are to add to that solitary win in Munich that came in October 2012.

Game face on

There are six matches to come in the Bundesliga today, but the standout game undoubtedly comes this evening, when FC Bayern host Bayer Leverkusen in a top-of-the-table clash.

Saturday 29 August

Wolves go top... for now!

A comfortable 3-0 win over Schalke in Friday's Matchday 3 opener has lifted the wolves above FC Bayern and Dortmund in the table, but the record titleholders can reclaim top spot with victory over Leverkusen on Saturday evening. Let's let the Wolves have their moment though. After all, a 24-match unbeaten home run is no small feat!

We'll be back on Saturday with more build-up to the rest of the weekend's action. Bye for now!

Enjoy the action

Don't forget you can listen to Schalke's trip to Wolfsburg live on Bundesliga Radio. Alternatively there's our live ticker service, which you can access right here. Catch you after the game, folks!

Wolfsburg - Schalke line-ups

Biased towards Bremen or just confident?

SV Werder Bremen defender Assani Lukimya has tipped the Green-Whites to beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Royal Blue omens

FC Schalke 04 have an encouraging recent record against tonight's opponents VfL Wolfsburg...

Martinez on the ball

A welcome sight for FC Bayern fans: Javi Martinez kitted out and on the pitch in Marseille yesterday...

...and good luck Kevin!

Here's another good luck message, this time from Ilkay Gündogan, who has wished Kevin Kampl all the best for his time at Leverkusen.

Good luck Pierre!

Medhi Benatia has posted this on Instagram following Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg's loan move to Schalke...

Welcome on board!

Leverkusen meanwhile are on their way to Munich. The Werkself squad have been joined by their latest acquisition Kevin Kampl, who could make his debut at the Allianz Arena on Saturday evening.

Favre wary of Werder

Lucien Favre has been speaking to the media ahead of Gladbach's trip to the Weser Stadion on Sunday. Here's what the Swiss tactician had to say...

Breitenreiter returns

Current Schalke coach Andre Breitenreiter spent nearly two years as a player at VfL Wolfsburg in the late 90s, helping the Wolves qualify for the UEFA Cup in the process.

Put it in your diary

If you're planning on following Höjbjerg and Co around the continent in the Europa League this season, these are the dates you need to pencil in...

Royal Blues loan Höjbjerg

More transfer news for you now and FC Schalke 04 have signed FC Bayern midfielder Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg on loan until the end of the campaign, subject to a medical.

Langerak blow

New Stuttgart goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak will be sidelined for another six to eight weeks with the thigh muscle tear he sustained in the Swabians' pre-season training camp. Langerak was initially expected to be fit for the start of the season, but the injury is more serious than first feared.

No homesickness for Hummels

BVB defender Mats Hummels has tweeted his reaction to the Europa League draw earlier today, saying Dortmund's group stage opponents are 'all just around the corner really'.


Hamburg have hit the road ahead of Saturday's clash with Köln...

Pep: Leverkusen title candidates

Bayern München boss Pep Guardiola warned at today's pre-match press conference that Saturday's opponents Bayer Leverkusen are not to be taken lightly, while discussing who might fill the void left by suspended centre-back Jerome Boateng and giving an update on injured wing wizard Franck Ribery:

Lunch with the gang

Germany centre-back Holger Badstuber (front l.), who is working on his comeback from injury, enjoyed lunch with his team mates at Bayern's Säbener Straße training ground today.

Europa League groups drawn

Meanwhile in Monaco, Bundesliga trio Borussia Dortmund, FC Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg have all been given some stern tests in the group stages of the 2015/16 UEFA Europa League. BVB will have to negotiate a home and away clash against Greek side PAOK FC in their group, while Schalke are in a pool with AC Sparta Praha. Augsburg, in Europe for the first time in their history, can look forward to taking on the likes of Athletic Club and AZ Alkmaar.

Groups involving Bundesliga sides:

Group C: Borussia Dortmund/PAOK FC/Kuban Krasnodar FC/Qäbälä

Group K: FC Schalke 04/APOEL FC/AC Sparta Praha/Asteras Tripolis FC

Group L: Athletic Club/AZ Alkmaar/FC Augsburg/FK Partizan

Kampl rejoins Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen have re-signed Slovenia international Kevin Kampl from Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund, the attacking midfielder agreeing a five-year contract with the Rhineland club. Germany-born Kampl spent 13 years at Leverkusen before moving to SpVgg Greuther Fürth in 2010.

Stöger on HSV clash

Saturday's Bundesliga radio offering comes from the RheinEnergieStadion for the second weekend running: The Billy Goats take on HSV at 15:30 CEST and Peter Stöger is in no mood to underestimate the visitors.

'Auba' wants Saint-Etienne draw

Here's Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hoping to face his former side AS Saint-Etienne in the UEFA Europe League group stages. The draw will start at 13:00 CEST / 11:00 GMT today, and of course we'll be keeping you up to date with all the latest from Monaco right here.

Bayern out on the pitch

The defending Bundesliga champions have taken to the field at their Säbener Straße training compound, where Thiago Alcantara (front), who yesterday extended his contract until 2019, and Co are gearing up for Saturday evening's home clash against Leverkusen.

Wolves to host Schalke

2014/15 runners-up Wolfsburg will be entertaining Schalke for the Matchday 3 opener tonight (kick-off: 20:30 CEST / 18:30 GMT), with the home side aiming to make it a stunning 24 matches unbeaten at the Volkswagen Arena.