RasenBallsport (RB) Leipzig are the youngest club in the Bundesliga, having only been founded in 2009 and are the first team in the top flight based in the east since 2009.
RB Leipzig have become a figurehead for a talking point in modern football as financial investors begin to play a bigger role in football. Red Bull have helped Leipzig fly up the table, and with former Ingolstadt head coach Ralph Hasenhüttl now in charge, much is expected of the club in their debut Bundesliga season. Ralf Rangnick, in the dugout last season, is the brains behind the club's revolution.
It's shaping up to be one of the closest title races in years, with Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund all winning. There were also some heavy home defeats, a stay-away fan protest to round things out.
RB Leipzig met Tottenham for the first time this week, but it wasn't the first time Spurs have played a Leipzig team. In 1974, they played Lokomotive Leipzig: a different club, at a different time, in a different world.
Bayern Munich's six-game winning streak in the Bundesliga came to an end, but it could have been even better for Leipzig. Elsewhere, Peter Bosz got one over Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen sunk deeper into trouble.
Leipzig overturned a two-goal deficit to snatch a share of the spoils against Borussia Mönchengladbach in a thrilling 2-2 draw. The comeback was stunning, but has undermined the credibility of their title credentials.
Marco Rose's coaching career began at Lokomotive Leipzig in the fourth division. Then, as now, RB Leipzig were top of the league. As he returns home in charge of Gladbach, Rose is out to show just how far he's come.