When it comes to big games it's not just the players who are under pressure. Referees often take a lot of criticism, sometimes more than their fair share. To help the officials out at crucial moments, the league is introducing video assistants.
There has been controversy almost every weekend since the use of video assistant referees was introduced to the Bundesliga. So what's the problem and why have similar systems been so successful in other sports?
Nils Petersen scored his third penalty of the week to lead Freiburg to another shock. Elsewhere, Frankfurt bounced back after defeat at the weekend, Dortmund finally won but RB Leipzig had another disappointing day.
Chaos reigned in Cologne as they hit a new low in the snow. Arturo Vidal once again demonstrated the best and worst of his game and a retired goalkeeper kept a clean sheet. Here's all you need to know about Matchday 15.
It was less comfortable than he might have liked but Peter Stöger is off to a winning start at Borussia Dortmund. After a shaky opening half, goals from Sokratis and Shinji Kagawa saw BVB to a win over Mainz.
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