The Essentials: Matchday 31

There was joy for some and despair for others as the Bundesliga season finale gathered pace on Matchday 31. bundesliga.com rounds up the ten major talking points from the weekend's action.

1) Record-breaking Pulisic

The rise of Borussia Dortmund attacker Christian Pulisic continued apace on Matchday 31 as the USMNT international scored for a second successive Bundesliga game as his side overcame VfB Stuttgart 3-0. It is an astonishing achievement for the teenager, who only joined BVB's senior squad during the winter break. The Hershey, Pennsylvania, native is the youngest player ever to have scored two Bundesliga goals, having done so aged just 17 years, seven months and five days.

2) Ruthlessly efficient Bayern