bundesliga matchday 15 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 15 Roundup: Bayern Triumph over Darmstadt

A 1-0 win over Darmstadt saw Bayern Munich return to the top of the Bundesliga table. The Bavarian giants controlled the game from the onset but were limited to just one goal courtesy of Douglas Costa.

Bayern now sits atop the table on goal difference – Leipzig also secured a 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin as Timo Werner, and Willi Orban got on the scoresheet leaving them level on points with Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

A big clash awaits both sides in mid-week as Bayern will face Leipzig in a game that will determine who remains at the summit going into the new season.

Leverkusen’s woes continued on Saturday as they suffered a home defeat against Ingolstadt. Alfredo Morales had opened the scoring before Admir Mehmedi scored the equaliser for Ingolstadt. The match-winner came through Almog Cohen as his side climbed out of the bottom two.

Frankfurt succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against Wolfsburg as Jeffery Bruma struck home to give his side the win – Alexander Meier squandered a chance to get his side back in the game as he failed to convert a penalty.

Cologne’s early season form has proved to be somewhat of a fluke – their most recent league outing saw them play out a 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen. Goals from Artjoms Rudnevs and Serge Gnabry cancelled each other out.

Augsburg secured a 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach as caretaker manager Manuel Baum getting the team back to winning ways. Martin Hinteregger scored the game’s lone goal.

Danny Latza scored a spirited hat-trick against Hamburg as Mainz picked up their first league win in three games. Bobby Wood was on the scoresheet for Hamburg.

Dortmund missed a chance to climb above Hertha Berlin and their previous opponents, Hoffenheim, as they held Julian Nagelsmann’s men to a 2-2 draw on Friday night.

Mark Uth opened the scoring for Hoffenheim but Dortmund issued a quick reply with through Mario Gotze’s strike.

Sandro Wagner doubled Hoffenheim’s lead before Marco Reus was brandished a red card and Dortmund was down to 10-men.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored in the second-half to earn der BVB a point in the game.

Bundesliga table after matchday 15​

Bundesliga matchday 15 table

Highlights of Bundesliga Matchday 15 Games

Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund

 

RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin

 

Augsburg vs Borussia Moenchengladbach

 

Mainz 05 vs Hamburger SV

 

Werder Bremen vs FC Cologne

 

Schalke vs SC Freiburg

 

Darmstadt vs Bayern Munich

 

Bayer Leverkusen vs Ingolstadt

 

About the Author Phillip Ekuwem

Phillip is a football writer with an immense love and passion for the beautiful game. He’s well versed in European football as he enjoys watching the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and the Serie A.

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