Despite a brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (l.), Borussia Dortmund were held at home by SV Darmstadt 98 in Matchday 7's curtain-closer - © © gettyimages / Alex Grimm
Despite a brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (l.), Borussia Dortmund were held at home by SV Darmstadt 98 in Matchday 7's curtain-closer - © © gettyimages / Alex Grimm

Matchday 7: live bulletins

Cologne - The seventh round of fixtures in the league of the world champions has already come and gone, with records continuing to tumble in Germany's top flight,

To make sure you don't miss any of the reaction to the weekend's events - not to mention build.up to this week's action in Europe - stay tuned to's live bulletins...


Friday 25 September

1. FC Köln 1-1 FC Ingolstadt 04

Saturday 26 September

1. FSV Mainz 05 0-3 FC Bayern München
VfB Stuttgart 1-3 Borussia Mönchengladbach
VfL Wolfsburg 1-1 Hannover 96
FC Augsburg 1-3 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
SV Werder Bremen 0-3 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Hamburger SV 0-1 FC Schalke 04

Sunday 27 September

Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Hertha Berlin
Borussia Dortmund 2-2 SV Darmstadt 98

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Costa's rock

Presumably, Bayern's Douglas Costa gets his strength and self-belief from his mother.


Leverkusen are suited and booted for Tuesday's game at Barcelona.

Lewy on fire

Bayern's man of the moment can add to his sensational run of scoring when Bayern host Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Bayer face Barca

The dust has barely settled on Matchday 7, but already Bayer Leverkusen have a daunting task ahead of them. Die Werkself face FC Barcelona away in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening, looking to improve on their last result at the Camp Nou: a 7-1 defeat in 2012. Here's Javier Hernandez and Co. leaving for the Catalan capital.

Uchida feeling the burn

Royal Blues on a roll

After BVB's draw, Schalke are now just a point behind their rivals following a 1-0 win at Hamburg, with Leroy Sane now having scored in three straight games. Top effort.

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Monday 28 September

Bis morgen!

That's all for tonight, and for a thrilling Matchday 7. Don't forget to tune in tomorrow for all the reaction, but in the meantime, you can read all the match reports by following the links above. Enjoy your evening and bis morgen!

Contrasting emotions in Dortmund

It finished 2-2 in Dortmund tonight, with Aytac Sulu snatching a late equaliser for Darmstadt.

Honours even in Frankfurt

Alexander Meier scored his fourth goal of the season but the Eagles couldn't hold on to all three points, with Vladimir Darida rescuing the visitors a share of the spoils.

20 minutes till kick-off in Frankfurt

Work hard, play hard

Here's Douglas Costa and Co enjoying a time-out from training at Säbener Straße this afternoon:

Borussia back to winning ways?

After being deposed by Bayern at the top of the table this week, Dortmund will look to get back to the business of winning against Darmstadt this evening.

Many happy returns!

Mass excursion

Almost half of the capacity of the Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor has left Darmstadt to follow their team in Dortmund today, with 8,000 travelling fans among the 80,000-plus crowd expected at the Signal Iduna Park.

The Eagles are ready for take-off

Today's action starts with Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha Berlin. Did you know that this is Matchday 7, yet Frankfurt are playing at home for only the third time this season?

Ton up

In case you missed it, Robert Lewandowski was up to his old tricks again for Bayern yesterday, with two more goals added to his growing collection.

Whether you are waking up to sun, wind or rain, the Bundesliga is bound to put a smile on your face, and you will be delighted to know there are two more games to come on Matchday 7 to keep you entertained. We also have more reaction from the games that have been played already, so do not go away!

Sunday 27 September

Bis morgen!

Well, another cracking day of Bundesliga action has come to an end and there have, yet again, been oodles of goals. If you want more of those, you know what to do: join us bright and early tomorrow for all the build-up to Frankfurt's clash with Hertha and Dortmund's welcoming of Darmstadt. Bis morgen!

Schalke prevail

A 1-0 victory in Hamburg means Schalke have now recorded four consecutive Bundesliga victories.

Hamburg - Schalke line-ups

Goals, goals, goals!

We guaranteed goals and the Bundesliga yet again delivered. Click on the scorelines in the fixtures at the top of the page to read match reports from each of Saturday afternoon's games, while reaction is just around the corner.

Bis bald!

Well, enjoy the games! We'll be back right after the final whistle with all the post-match reaction. Don't forget you can follow on radio, on the liveticker or on the app so there's no excuse to miss a minute of action. Bis bald!

Mainz vs Bayern line-ups

Wolfsburg vs Hannover line-ups

Stuttgart vs Borussia Mönchengladbach line-ups

Werder Bremen vs Bayer Leverkusen

Birthday in Bremen

SV Werder Bremen midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic turns 28 today. The Green-Whites' dead-ball specialist has faced today's opponents Bayer 04 Leverkusen on five previous occasions, winning and drawing once and losing the other three.

Local bragging rights

Unbeaten in their last 25 home games, VfL Wolfsburg will look to bounce back from Tuesday's 5-1 drubbing at FC Bayern München with victory over Lower Saxony rivals Hannover 96. It's a huge ask for the rock-bottom visitors, who are still to win this season.

Turning point?

Gladbach and Stuttgart lock horns this afternoon after both picking up their first wins of the season in midweek. The Foals scored four first-half goals in an eventual 4-2 win over Augsburg, while Stuttgart came away from Hanover celebrating a 3-1 success.

Stöger content

1. FC Köln head coach Peter Stöger was happy enough with last night's 1-1 draw against promoted 1. FC Ingolstadt. The Billy Goats are now unbeaten at home in their last 14 matches in the Bundesliga.

Bayern on a roll

As well as a seven successive Bundesliga wins of the season, Bayern can also make it seven on the spin against Mainz with victory at the Coface Arena.

Seventh heaven?

Good morning everyone and welcome to Saturday's Bundesliga bulletins on Matchday 7. We have a feast of games in store for you this afternoon, including the champions' visit to Mainz 05, where FC Bayern are hoping to equal the record of seven straight wins to start a season. That record, incidentally, was set by none other than today's opponents back in 2010/11.

Saturday 26 September

That's all for today.

We'll be back tomorrow morning with more action from Matchday 7. Stay tuned!

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Spoils shared

Matchday 7 began with a 1-1 draw between 1. FC Köln and FC Ingolstadt 04. After a great first half an hour with goals from Anthony Modeste and Marvin Matip, neither side was able to break through again in the second half. Nevertheless, for both clubs it was an extension of a great start to the 2015/16 season.

The line ups are in for 1. FC Köln vs FC Ingolstadt 04!

Another record for Bayern?

24 hours to go!

Well, just under 24 hours until Saturday's action gets underway. You don't have to wait that long for your Bundesliga fix, though, as Köln welcome record-hunting Ingolstadt this evening. You can read our exclusive match preview here.

Vidal selfie

"Just finished training, mia san mia," reads Bayern superstar Arturo Vidal's tweet below.

Looking to bounce back

After VfL Wolfsburg's 5-1 defeat at Bayern this week, defender Dante is targeting three points against local rivals Hannover this weekend.

Stuttgart press conference

Here are the stand-out quotes from Alexander Zorniger's press conference earlier today.

Darmstadt press conference

"It'll be a great experience to play there," explains Darmstadt coach Dirk Schuster ahead of his side's trip to Dortmund.

Need for speed

Or should that be fast and furious?

Selfie time

Julian Green with his camera handy for this snap.

Hoffenheim press conference

"We took a good feeling from the BVB game and can take a lot of positives," explains Hoffenheim coach Markus Gisdol.

Leverkusen press conference

"We sent a signal out on Wednesday night that we intend to get back on track," explains Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt.

Stuttgart press conference

"Gladbach are a well-organised team with a lot of quality," says Stuttgart head coach Alexander Zorniger, whose side picked up their first win of the season in Hannover on Wednesday evening.

Hannover press conference

"I assume that Hiroshi Kiyotake can play against VfL Wolfsburg tomorrow, but we'll wait until after training today," says Michael Frontzeck, Hannover head coach.

Frankfurt press conference

"I can't yet say which system we'll play, it depends on [Stefan] Reinartz's availability," says Armin Veh ahead of his side's clash with Hertha Berlin on Sunday.

More happy returns

This time from Thomas Müller...

In the zone!

Köln's stars are working hard ahead of Ingolstadt's visit.

Bayern press conference

Pep Guardiola's thoughts on tomorrow's clash at Mainz.

Gladbach press conference

Foals' interim coach Andre Schubert has been chatting to the media before tomorrow's clash with VfB Stuttgart.

Schalke press conference

Andre Breitenreiter has offered his thoughts ahead of facing HSV tomorrow night.

Friday night lights

Köln welcome Ingolstadt to the Domstadt tonight in what is set to be an entertaining encounter.

Positive thinking

Augsburg have just tweeted that "Hoffenheim have lost their last three games in Augsburg".

Happy birthday, Karl-Heinz!

The Bayern executive board chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge celebrates his 60th birthday today. Many happy returns!

Relaxing in Dortmund

A free morning for the BVB stars on Friday. Alright for some!

Morning all

And welcome to the third edition of's live updates in under a week! What a time to be alive. There's some cracking action coming up later today when record-breaking Ingolstadt, unbeaten on the road, travel to Köln, who themselves have started so impressively this season. If you're still reeling from Robert Lewandowski's five-goal haul in midweek, we have a special page dedicated to his achievements here.

Friday 25 September