Borussia Dortmund 1 – Bayern Munich 5 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009)Â Mats Hummels headed Dortmund’s openerÂ against Bayern Munich. Mario Gomez equalised for Bayern ten minutes before the break. Bastian Schweinsteiger put Bayern in front with a strong low effort and midway through the second half Franck Ribery claimed a terrific third from a free-kick. Thomas Muller wrapped up the win with a late brace, scoring on 78 and 88 minutes.
Wolfsburg 2 – Bayer Leverkusen 3 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009) After goalkeeper Diego Benaglio was sent off in the third minute, Bayer Leverkusen took control of the match at Wolfsburg. Simon Rolfes scored eight minutes before the break and Rolfes doubled the lead from the penalty spot on 51. Stefan Kiessling scored Leverkusen’s third, which in the end the away side needed as the champions pulled goals back through Zvjezdan Misimovic and a Grafite penalty.
Hamburg 3 – Stuttgart 1 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009) Mladen Petric put Bruno Labbadia’s in-form team in front after half-an-hour before Eljero Elia added a second just shy of the hour mark. Pavel Pogrebnyak gave Stuttgart a glimmer of hope within five minutes of conceding the second goal, but Hamburg moved back up a gear and their lead and the latest three points of a hitherto successful season were never in any danger. Ze Roberto added a third in stoppage time just to make sure.
Nurnberg 1 – Borussia Moenchengladbach 0 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009)Â Peer Kluge poked Nurnberg into the lead at home to Gladbach.
HoffenheimÂ 3 – Bochum 0 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009)Â Demba Ba was theÂ opening goalscorerÂ for Hoffenheim, the striker made no mistake at the back postÂ to put the Village Team in front against Bochum. Chinedu Obasi doubled the scoreline with a strong run and finish. Marvin Compper netted the third on 79 minutes.
Mainz 2 – Hertha Berlin 1 (Bundesliga, September 12, 2009)Â Maximiliano Nicu put Hertha Berlin ahead at Mainz. The hosts levelled on 79 minutes through Andreas Ivanschitz and Aristide Bance scored the winner five minutes from time.