Dusseldorf (dpa) – The fourth match of the Bundesliga starts on Friday at 20:30 with the match Schalke 04 against Mainz 05. The other matches at a glance.
Bayern Munich – 1. FC Cologne (Saturday, 3.30 pm)
SITUATION: For Bayern, only a home win is necessary to stay on top. For Cologne, after three defeats in four matches, continues the heavy pitcher at the champions of the record.
STATISTICS: Lewandowski could become the first professional from Bayern for 19 years (Jancker), which meets for the first five days.
STAFF: Alaba and Goretzka fail Bayern. In Cologne, injured midfielder Verstraete (knee) is missing.
SPECIAL: The Oktoberfest begins in Munich. Note: in the first year of Kovac, Bayern did not win any home games at the Oktoberfest.
Bayer Leverkusen – Union Berlin (Saturday, 3.30 pm)
SITUATION: in Leverkusen, after the last two slaps against the BVB (0: 4) and Moscow (1: 2), significant mood disorders. The newcomer from Berlin was beaten at home against Bremen.
STATISTICS: Until now, there were only two cup matches between the two clubs – each offering significant victories for Leverkusen (2003: 5: 0/2017: 4: 1)
STAFF: Bayer's striker, Bailey, was injured in the Champions League match against Moscow and broke down for weeks. The Iron must give up the locked Subotic and the beaten Prömel.
SPECIAL: The Berliners will meet for the third time on the fifth day, in front of participants of the Champions League. Against Leipzig, they were hopeless at 0: 4. On the other hand, a surprising 3-1 against BVB succeeded.
Hertha BSC – SC Paderborn 07 (Saturday, 3.30 pm)
SITUATION: It's the duel of the winners. Paderborn lies in the penultimate rank with only one point. Because of the worst goal ratio, Hertha is still behind.
STATISTICS: Six clubs clashed six times. Hertha has won three times, but in Westphalia two wins have also been won. In the Bundesliga, there were only two comparisons in the 2014/15 season, the second leg had won 2-0 in Berlin.
STAFF: Only Pekarik missed the Hertha because of a calf injury. In Paderborn, Schonlau has resumed training this week, but a bet comes too early.
SPECIAL: Paderborn continues despite the mediocre start of the offensive. "As long as I'm in charge, we'll play from the front," said coach Steffen Baumgart.
SC Freiburg – FC Augsburg (Saturday, 3.30 pm)
SITUATION: For the first time in its history in the Bundesliga, Friborg is ranked third after four matchdays. Augsburg arrives with the momentum of the first win of the season last Saturday against Frankfurt.
STATISTICS: Freiburg has no better record against Augsburg than any other Bundesliga club. On seven home games against FCA won the SC six.
STAFF: Returnee Grifo is expected to return to Friborg for the first time. FCA's new recruit, Niederlechner, meets for the first time at his former club.
SPECIAL: In the 28 competitive duels of both clubs, there was never a 0: 0. Last season, eleven goals were scored in both games.
Werder Bremen – RB Leipzig (Saturday, 6.30 pm)
SITUATION: Leader Leipzig is full of self-confidence. RB has not lost a game this season, especially striker Werner is in a good mood. Werder fights her with a lot of injuries.
STATISTICS: In the duels between Bremen and Leipzig, the team outside has never won. Last year, Werder won 2-1 at home on the final day of play.
STAFF: Werder comes into play with the last group. Now, Osaka also fails. Rashica probably comes back for that. Leipzig has no worries. The question is how many coaches Nagelsmann is running.
FEATURE: Bremens Kohfeldt and Leipzig Nagelsmann are the two youngest coaches in the Bundesliga. The two are not yet 40 years old, but are already established.
Borussia Monchengladbach – Fortuna Dusseldorf (Sunday, 3.30 pm)
SITUATION: Wolfsberg wants to operate the Gladbacher repair only three days after the 0: 4 of the Europa League. At La Fortuna, we are talking more about CEO Röttgermann than about the team.
STATISTICS: Gladbach has been unbeaten in nine home games against Fortuna. There were eight wins and one draw. In front of that, there is the general cold of Gladbacher this year. The last home success to date is January 26th.
STAFF: Rose, coach of Gladbach, announced after the rotation of the European Cup to 0: 4, regardless of poor performance against Wolfsberg. Düsseldorf must do without Barkok, Morales, Suttner and Sobottka.
SPECIAL: The "Derby" is in fact none, at least in Gladbach. There, you take seriously only the traditional duel against Cologne as such, although Düsseldorf is much closer.
Eintracht Frankfurt – Borussia Dortmund (Sunday, 18h)
SITUATION: Both teams had more or less success in the European Cup: Eintracht lost 0: 3 against Arsenal, the BVB was 0-0 against FC Barcelona superior.
STATISTICS: The last Dortmund success at the Commerzbank Arena dates back to 2013. Since then, black and yellow have remained five games without a win.
STAFF: Frankfurt has to abandon the injured knee, the former ex-Dortmunder Rode, coach Hütter also announced a rotation. The BVB again misses the national player Schulz.
FEATURED: UEFA Europa League semi-final against the runner-up – Eintracht's duel with Borussia is like the best match of the fifth day.
VfL Wolfsburg – 1899 Hoffenheim (Monday at 8.30 pm)
SITUATION: This is the first game of the season on Monday night. With the usual manifestations or a large backdrop is hardly expected in this couple.
STATISTICS: Hoffenheim won only one of the eleven games in Wolfsburg: in the second half of the 2011/12 season.
STAFF: Wolfsburg hopes to use the damaged Weaver. Otherwise, the VfL threatens to get out the defenders.
SPECIAL: In the list of the top scorers of the year 2019, next to Lewandowski, in the top 3: Wolfsburg Weghorst and Hoffenheim Belfodil.