Leverkusen finally wins, Union Berlin is a hit
Future opponent of FC Porto, Atlético de Madrid and Club Brugge in the Champions League, the Bayer Leverkusen won his first victory of the season in the Bundesliga this Saturday, on the lawn of Mainz (3-0). He opened the scoring thanks to a goal from Exequiel Palacios (29th, 1-0). Shortly before half-time, Jeremie Frimpong sealed the match with a double in two minutes (39th and 41st). Despite their comfortable lead, Bayer finished nine after two expulsions (77th, 90th).
L’Union Berlin remain unbeaten in the Bundesliga after their resounding success on the lawn of Schalke 04 (6-1). Rookie Morten Thorsby scored his first goal in his new colors (6th, 1-0) before Marius Bütler equalized from the penalty spot (31st, 1-1). Sheraldo Becker (36th) then Janik Haberer (45+3) gave Union Berlin the lead before halftime. Sheraldo Becker offered himself a double after returning from the locker room (46th), as did Sven Michel at the end of the match (87th, 90th). After this new setback, Schalke is still waiting for its first victory of the season in the Bundesliga.
On the strength of a 3-0 success last week at Bayer Leverkusen, Hoffenheim confirmed by winning against Augsburg (1-0). Dominating with nearly 24 attempts, the locals won with a goal from Dennis Geiger shortly before the break (39th). Hoffenheim sticks to Dortmund and Freiburg with nine points in four days.