It was goals galore in the Bundesliga on matchday five as the strikers stole the show, with Harry Kane scoring a hat-trick and Victor Boniface and Serhou Guirassy both netting braces.
Bayern Munich roared to the top of the Bundesliga standings with a ruthless 7-0 win over VfL Bochum. Harry Kane scored his first-ever Bundesliga hat-trick and also assisted two goals for the reigning champions. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Matthijs de Ligt, Leroy Sané, and Mathys Tel were also on the scoresheet for Thomas Tuchel’s side.
Second-placed Bayer Leverkusen also enjoyed a comfortable win to go level on points with Bayern, with Victor Boniface scoring a brace against Heidenheim. Jonas Hofmann and Amine Adli also scored in the 4-1 win, while Eren Dinkçi continued his impressive run of form for the newly promoted side.
VfB Stuttgart maintained their excellent start to the season by dispatching Darmstadt 3-1. Enzo Millot pulled Stuttgart back on level terms after Dan-Axel Zagadou’s own-goal had given Darmstadt the lead. Serhou Guirassy then scored twice to take Stuttgart up to third place in the Bundesliga standings.
Marco Reus was the match-winner for Borussia Dortmund as they edged past Wolfsburg 1-0 to move up to sixth place. RB Leipzig also managed to claim the three points, with Timo Werner’s winner helping them earn a hard-fought 1-0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Hoffenheim made it four wins in four, as goals from Andrej Kramaric and Maximilian Beier helped them stun Union Berlin 2-0. Leonardo Bonucci gave away a penalty on his Bundesliga debut for the Berliners.
Werder Bremen came from behind to beat FC Köln 2-1 with Justin Njinmah scoring the winning goal. Rafael Santos Borré had earlier canceled out Davie Selke’s first-half opener.
Mainz 05 remain rooted to the bottom of the Bundesliga standings after falling to a 2-1 defeat away to 10-man Augsburg. The 05ers took the lead through Ludovic Ajorque early on, only for Ermin Demirovic to score a brace and secure three vital points for Enrico Maaßen’s side.
Eintracht Frankfurt played out their fourth draw of the season, this time against SC Freiburg, as neither team managed to trouble the scorers.