Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 0 Hannover 96: Bayer Leverkusen extended their best ever start to a Bundesliga season with their 2-0 win over Hannover at the BayArena, grabbing their sixth win in seven Bundesliga matches so far this season. Simon Rolfes and Sidney Sam scored for Sami Hypia’s men, with Rolfes heading them in front in the 23rd minute before Sam’s left footed finish in the 37th minute was enough to secure all three points.
Hertha Berlin 3 – 1 Mainz: The hosts came from behind to beat Mainz 3-1 at the Olympiastadion, with their former striker Sami Allagui scoring two goals against his former club. Mainz got off to a flying start through Nicolai Muller’s seventh minute opener, before the brace from Allagui and a 25 yard screamer from Berlin playmaker Ben-Hatira in the 74th minute to take the team up to fifth.
TSG Hoffenheim 3 – 3 Schalke 04: Kevin-Prince Boateng and Joel Matip got Schalke off to an early lead in this six goal thriller at the Rhein-Neckar Arena scoring in the third and 13th minute respectively. Anthony Modeste then pulled Hoffenheim back into the game three minutes later before the away side restored their two goal advantage in the 40th minute through Marco Hoger. The home side did however share the spoils through Roberto Firmino’s penalty and a David Abraham free-kick to end off a drama filled match.
Eintracht Frankfurt 2 – 2 Hamburg SV: Hamburgcame back from behind twice against Frankfurt to grab a point at the Commerz Bank Arena. Johannes Flum scored in the 31st minute for the home side before Pierre-Michel Lasogga equalised on the stroke of half-time for Hamburg. Marco Russ’s 54th minute goal got the hosts in front before the visitors equalised for a second time four minutes before the final whistle.
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