Serhou Guirassy scored his second hat-trick of the season for Stuttgart, while Bayer Leverkusen claimed a convincing Rhine derby win to stay top in the Bundesliga standings.
An eventful matchday seven saw the top four teams rack up wins, as Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen maintained their one-point cushion after cruising to victory over local rivals FC Köln. Jonas Hofmann, Jeremie Frimpong and Victor Boniface were all on target for Xabi Alonso’s side as they claimed their sixth win of the season.
VfB Stuttgart also continued their incredible start to the season, earning a come from behind 3-1 win over Wolfsburg. Serhou Guirassy scored an incredible 15-minute hat-trick to take his tally for the season to 14 goals.
Third-placed Bayern Munich made light work of SC Freiburg, with goals from Kinglsey Coman (x2) and Leroy Sané helping them earn a 3-0 win.
Borussia Dortmund got the better of Union Berlin in a topsy-turvy clash. Second-half goals from Nico Schlotterbeck, Julian Brandt, and Julian Ryerson gave the Black and Yellows the win after Robin Gosens and Leonardo Bonucci had scored to give the Berliners the half-time lead. Niclas Füllkrug was also on target for BVB in the first-half.
A 90th minute winner from Marius Bülter helped TSG Hoffenheim move up to fifth place, as they beat Werder Bremen 3-2. Maximilian Beier opened the scoring for Hoffenheim, before Romano Schmid brought Werder Bremen back on level terms. Grsicha Prömel then restored Hoffenheim’s lead soon after, only for Jens Stage to equalise in stoppage time. Hoffenheim had the last laugh, though, with Bülter sealing a dramatic win with his goal in the 92nd minute.
RB Leipzig were made to rue two missed penalties as they could only manage a goalless draw against a resilient VfL Bochum side.
Eintracht Frankfurt returned to winning ways, with goals from Hugo Larsson and Ansgar Knauff helping them beat Heidenheim 2-0.
Darmstadt piled further pressure on Enrico Maaßen after earning an impressive 2-1 win over FC Augsburg. Tim Skarke and Tobias Kempe were on target for the newly promoted side.
A late equaliser from Joe Scally helped Borussia Mönchengladbach earn a 2-2 draw against the winless Mainz 05. Goals from Brajan Gruda and Aymen Barkok had earlier helped the 05ers take the lead after Florian Neuhaus’ opener.