Germany is football country. That goes for the economy too. The Bundesliga logged record profits in the 2014-2015 season, as fans spent more on their affinity for playing and watching football on TV than any other sport.
Whisper it, but we might have a proper Bundesliga title fight on our hands. Bayern Munich looks as vulnerable as it has in some time, and that coincides with an uptick from a refreshed Borussia Dortmund.
The biggest question from Matchday 8 in the Bundesliga was not who won and lost, but whether Hertha Berlin's 'Take A Knee' gesture was a genuine show of solidarity or a PR stunt. DW's Jonathan Harding gives his view.
Eight months after violent protests resulted in the closure of the "Yellow Wall," RB Leipzig return to Dortmund. BVB fans will protest again but the authorities are confident that the match will pass off peacefully.
Dortmund forward Andriy Yarmolenko has hit the ground running since replacing the sold Ousmane Dembele and was crucial to their 2-1 win in Augsburg. The Bundesliga leaders were not at their best but got the job done.
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