From RB Leipzig's unexpected title tilt to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's pace-setting pursuit of the Torjägerkanone, the first half of the 2016/17 Bundesliga campaign has produced thrills and spills by the bucketload.
Not a single round of fixtures went by without something worthy of the highlight reel, which made our mid-season task of selecting the standout encounter from Matchdays 1 through 16 all the more difficult - but we got there in the end!
After putting six goals past SV Darmstadt 98 days earlier, Borussia Dortmund continued their incredible free-scoring run with a one-sided 5-1 win away to VfL Wolfsburg on Matchday 4. Raphael Guerreiro set the tone with his first Bundesliga goal, before the floodgates well and truly opened on a memorable night for the travelling fans in attendance at the Volkswagen Arena.
Watch: Highlights of Dortmund's emphatic win at Wolfsburg on Matchday 4: