It was a post-Mexican Independence day to remember for Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Marco Fabian as the 27-year-old outshone his friend, Bayer 04 Leverkusen striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez in a 2-1 Eagles win. Fabian's fine cross eventually led to the game's opening goal – scored by Alex Meier – while his 79th minute strike eclipsed Chicharito's equaliser to give Eintracht a second successive home success.
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Having stolen the headlines from his disappointed compatriot – who also missed a late penalty at the Commerzbank Arena – has Fabian's performance and maiden Bundesliga goal earned him your vote for Matchday 3 MVP?
- Fabian's seven shots on goal matched Leverkusen's total count. Saturday's encounter was the first time Fabian and Chicharito met on opposing teams. Fabian's 79th-minute winner was his first goal in 12 Bundesliga games. Fabian joined the Eagles from Chivas Guadalajara last January. With his winning goal, Fabian picks up 15 Official Fantasy Bundesliga points!
Watch: Marco Fabian describes his feelings after his match-winning performance.