RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich played out a 2-2 draw, while Bayer Leverkusen continued their stunning start to the season on a pulsating matchday six in the Bundesliga.
Matchday six of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season saw Bayern Munich come from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw away to RB Leipzig. The reigning champions fell two goals behind early on, with Loïs Openda and Castello Lukeba finding the net for Marco Rose’s side. But Harry Kane halved the deficit in the 57th minute, before Leroy Sané made it 2-2.
Bayer Leverkusen opened up a one point lead at the top of the Bundesliga standings after cruising to a 3-0 win over Mainz 05. An own goal from Sepp van den Berg gave Leverkusen the lead, before Alejandro Grimaldo and Jonas Hofmann added two more goals in the second half.
Borussia Dortmund had to do it the hard way once again, but got the job done to put a halt to Hoffenheim’s four game winning run. The Black and Yellows took the lead through Niclas Füllkrug, only for Andrej Kramarić to equalise. Marco Reus then restored BVB’s lead on the stroke of half-time, before Julian Ryerson made it 3-1 late on after an incredible 80-yard solo run.
VfB Stuttgart moved up to second place, with Deniz Undav scoring a brace to lead them to a 2-0 win over FC Köln. While Wolfsburg returned to winning ways, with Jonas Wind scoring twice to help them hand Eintracht Frankfurt their first defeat of the season.
Union Berlin’s poor start to the season continued, as they suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Heidenheim with Jan-Niklas Beste scoring the only goal of the game.
Darmstadt picked up their first win since being promoted to the Bundesliga, beating Werder Bremen 4-2 thanks to goals from Matthias Bader, Tim Skarke, Marvin Mehlem, and Tobias Kempe.
Borussia Mönchengladbach also ended their winless run, as goals from Alassane Pléa (x2) and Florian Neuhaus led them to a 3-1 win over VfL Bochum. Vincenzo Grifo and Philipp Lienhart were on target for SC Freiburg as they saw off the challenge of FC Augsburg.