The last week before the Christmas and New Year’s holiday showed who are the big boss of Germany as Bayern Munich crushed title-rivals and recently promoted RB Leipzig at home.
Borussia Dortmund 1, Augsburg 1
Thomas Tuchel’s Borussia Dortmund held by underdogs Augsburg at Westfalenstadion, the Dortmund home ground.
Mönchengladbach 1, Wolfsburg 2
Mario Gomez scored Wolfsburg’s winning after an assist by Arsenal target Julian Draxler at Mönchengladbach.
Eintracht Frankfurt 3, Mainz 0
Branimir Hrgota scored twice as Frankfurt crushed ten-men Mainz 05 at home.
Hamburger SV 2, Schalke 1
Hamburger SV bounced back after that horrible defeat to Mainz 05 during the past weekend despite former Arsenal man Johan Djourou missing a penalty.
Bayern Munich 3, RB Leipzig 0
Swedish international Emil Forsberg was instantly sent off after a horrible challenge in the first half. Bayern Munich were able to crush their title-rivals at Allianz Arena, increasing the gap between the two clubs.
FC Cologne 1, Leverkusen 1
Bayer Leverkusen’s bad form continues as they were held by FC Cologne away from home.
Hertha Berlin 2, Darmstadt 0
Hertha Berlin bounced back with a sweet victory over Darmstadt after last week’s bad defeat to Emil Forsberg’s RB Leipzig.
Hoffenheim 1, Werder Bremen 1
Former Arsenal youngster Serge Gnabry scored a late equalising goal to save Werder Bremen from embarrasment at Hoffenheim.
Ingolstadt 1, Freiburg 2
Niederlechner shined as Freiburg got three valuable points after a narrow victory away from home.