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Stats, facts, and team news ahead of MD 8

Bundesliga: Stats, facts, and team news ahead of matchday eight

October 17, 2019 By Michelle Bonsu
Here's all you need to know heading into matchday eight of the 2019/2020 Bundesliga season.

The Bundesliga resumes action this week, and due to some surprising results on matchday seven, there's a new league leader.

However, will the table change yet again after this round?

Here's all you need to know ahead of matchday eight.

Team news: Who's missing out on matchday eight?

Bayern Munich: Lucas Hernandez and David Alaba (doubtful); Jann-Fiete Arp (injured)

Borussia Dortmund: Lukasz Piszczek (injured); Paco Alcácer (doubtful)

RB Leipzig: Patrik Schick, Tyler Adams, Hannes, Wolf, Ibrahima Konaté, Ethan Ampadu (all injured)

Bayer Leverkusen: Charles Aránguiz, Daley Sinkgraven (both injured)

Wolfsburg: Admir Mehmedi, Xaver Schlager, Koen Casteels, Daniel Ginzeck, Ignacio Camacho (all injured)

Stats and facts: What's at stake ahead of matchday eight?

  • Bayern are undefeated in their last 9 away matches - and will be facing fellow Bavarian rivals Augsburg in a derby clash
  • Borussia Dortmund have won 12 of their last 13 home matches against Borussia M.Gladbach in all competitions

Talking points ahead of matchday eight

Bayern to get back to winning ways and regain control of league table?

Bayern Munich were dealt a surprise setback as they lost 2-1 to Hoffenheim at home just before the international break, and now die Roten have slipped to third in the table. Niko Kovac's side will be looking to get back on track quickly and regain control of the league table before returning to Champions League action next week. They're facing fellow Bavarian side Augsburg in a derby so there'll be more incentive

Can Dortmund come back recharged after the international break? Aninteresting clash awaits in the Borussen derby against Gladbach...

Meanwhile, Dortmund have hit a bad patch of form. Die Schwarzgelben have drawn their last three games and now find themselves in eighth spot. All isn't lost, though. The league table is quite congested, with just a four point gap between the middle places and Borussia Moenchengladbach, who have now clawed their way to the top thanks to a sudden resurgence of form that has seen them win four on the trot. An interesting showdown awaits as they lock horns with Dortmund in the Borussen

Current rankings ahead of matchday eight

Here's how the league table looks heading into matchday eight: 

 

Pos.TeamMPWDLGFGAGDPForm
1 Bayern München 29 21 4 4 86 28 +58 67 WWWWW
2 Borussia Dortmund 29 18 6 5 80 35 +45 60 WLWWW
3 RB Leipzig 29 16 10 3 74 31 +43 58 WDWDD
4 Borussia M'gladbach 29 17 5 7 57 35 +22 56 WDLWW
5 Bayer Leverkusen 29 17 5 7 54 36 +18 56 WLWWW
6 Wolfsburg 29 11 9 9 41 36 +5 42 LWLWD
7 Hoffenheim 29 12 6 11 40 48 -8 42 WWDLD
8 Freiburg 29 10 8 11 38 41 -3 38 LDLDW
9 Hertha BSC 29 10 8 11 43 50 -7 38 WDWWD
10 Schalke 04 29 9 10 10 34 46 -12 37 LLLLD
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 29 10 5 14 49 53 -4 35 WWDLL
12 Köln 29 10 4 15 46 56 -10 34 LLDDL
13 Augsburg 29 8 7 14 40 56 -16 31 LDWLL
14 Union Berlin 29 9 4 16 34 52 -18 31 LDLLL
15 Mainz 05 29 8 4 17 37 62 -25 28 LDLDD
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 29 6 9 14 31 58 -27 27 LWDDD
17 Werder Bremen 29 6 7 16 30 62 -32 25 LWDWL
18 Paderborn 29 4 7 18 32 61 -29 19 LDDDL
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Bundesliga Matchday eight listings

Here's all the matches taking place on matchday eight:

 

Match details, result and original broadcast info

Eintracht Frankfurt 3 - 0 Bayer Leverkusen

October 18, 2019 2:30pmCommerzbank-Arena (Frankfurt am Main)

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Augsburg 2 - 2 Bayern München

October 19, 2019 9:30amWWK Arena (Augsburg)

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Fortuna Düsseldorf 1 - 0 Mainz 05

October 19, 2019 9:30amMerkur Spiel-Arena (Düsseldorf)

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RB Leipzig 1 - 1 Wolfsburg

October 19, 2019 9:30amRed Bull Arena (Leipzig)

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Union Berlin 2 - 0 Freiburg

October 19, 2019 9:30amStadion An der Alten Försterei (Berlin)

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Werder Bremen 1 - 1 Hertha BSC

October 19, 2019 9:30amwohninvest WESERSTADION (Bremen)

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Borussia Dortmund 1 - 0 Borussia M'gladbach

October 19, 2019 12:30pmSignal-Iduna-Park (Dortmund)

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Köln 3 - 0 Paderborn

October 20, 2019 9:30amRheinEnergieStadion (Köln)

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Hoffenheim 2 - 0 Schalke 04

October 20, 2019 12:00pmPreZero Arena (Sinsheim)

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