Bundesliga Roundup: Bayern Munich drop points; Eintracht Frankfurt win 7-goal thriller

Bayern Munich were held to a draw by Borussia Mönchengladbach thanks to Yann Sommer’s heroics, while Eintracht Frankfurt beat Werder Bremen in a 7-goal thriller on matchday four of the Bundesliga season.

Bayern Munich’s winning start to the season came to an end on Saturday evening as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Borussia Mönchengladbach. Yann Sommer delivered a stunning performance between the sticks for the Foals, making a Bundesliga record 19 saves to help his side claim a priceless point at the Allianz Arena.

Gladbach took the lead in the 43rd minute through Marcus Thuram, before a late goal from Leroy Sané rescued a point for Bayern.

Mario Götze opened his account for Eintracht Frankfurt as they came from behind to beat Werder Bremen 4-3. The Eagles took the lead in the second minute through Götze, only for Bremen to turn the game on its head thanks to quick-fire goals from Anthony Jung and Leonardo Bittencourt.

Mario Götze celebrates his goal against Werder Bremen. (Photo by Cathrin Mueller/Getty Images)

Randal Kolo Muani then equalised for Eintracht Frankfurt at the half hour mark, before Jesper Lindström and Djibril Sow scored to make it 4-2. Niclas Füllkrug then gave Bremen hope of yet another incredible comeback by halving the deficit in the 93rd minute. But Oliver Glasner’s side held on to claim their first win of the season.

Borussia Dortmund recovered from last weekend’s nightmare collapse by earning a narrow win over Hertha BSC. Anthony Modeste scored his first ever goal for the Black and Yellows to seal a hard fought victory in Berlin.

Sheraldo Becker celebrates after scoring against Schalke. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

There was a goal glut in Gelsenkirchen as Schalke 04 were handed a 6-1 defeat by Union Berlin. Sheraldo Becker and Sven Michel scored two goals each, and Morten Thorsby and Janik Haberer were also on target as Union Berlin continued their impressive start to the season and moved up to second place in the Bundesliga table.

Christopher Nkunku scored a brace and fired RB Leipzig to a 2-0 win over VfL Wolfsburg. While TSG Hoffenheim made it three wins in a row as Dennis Geiger’s first half effort helped them beat
FC Augsburg.

Freiburg captain Christian Günter celebrates the win over Bochum will supporters. (Photo by Helge Prang – GES Sportfoto/Getty Images)

SC Freiburg moved up to third place with a 1-0 win over VfL Bochum on Friday. Vincenzo Grifo scored the only goal of the game on the third attempt after his penalty and initial rebound were both saved by Manuel Riemann.

Bayer Leverkusen finally managed to get their first win of the season as they beat Mainz 05 3-0. Jeremie Frimpong (x2) and Exequiel Palacios were on target for Gerardo Seoane’s side, who ended the game with nine men after Piero Hincapie and Mitchel Bakker were sent off. FC Köln and VfB Stuttgart played out a goalless draw on Sunday.