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Bundesliga wrap: Bayern Munich, Brooks’ Wolfsburg only 2-0 clubs

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Wolfsburg’s John Anthony Brooks, right, celebrates with team mates Robin Knoche, center, and Maximilian Arnold, left, his opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and FC Schalke 04 in Wolfsburg, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (Peter Steffen/dpa via AP)/dpa via AP)


After just two weeks, there will be a maximum of three perfect clubs in the Bundesliga.

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If Hertha Berlin cannot win at Schalke, a decent ask, then two will be the number. Here’s how the second weekend has gone in Germany’s top flight.

Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Wolfsburg

Level at one after the break, Wolfsburg got a wonderful three points away from home when Wout Weghorst and Renato Steffen scored twice in five second-half minutes.

No Wolfsburg player touched the ball as often as USMNT center back John Brooks’ 64 (Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz bettered him by three). He completed 37 of 41 passes, winning eight tackles to help Wolfsburg to a 2-0 start.

It wasn’t all glory for Brooks, who had a close-up view as Jamaica-born Leon Bailey put Bayer ahead early with a very nice goal.

Eintracht Frankfurt 1-2 Werder Bremen

Werder Bremen led on a 20th minute goal from Yuya Osako when Jetro Willems took a red card for the hosts, but that didn’t stop Eintracht from finding an equalizer.

Sebastien Haller scored from the spot in the 54th minute, but the visitors were not to be denied. Milot Rashica scored in the sixth minute of stoppage to send Werder Bremen home with four points on the young season

Stuttgart 0-3 Bayern Munich

Leon Goretzka scored his first Bayern goal early in this one, and played provider as Robert Lewandowski insured the lead in the second half. Thomas Muller also scored in the win, with Lewandowski assisting the marker.

Hannover 96 0-0 Borussia Dortmund -- Friday
Augsburg 1-1 Borussia Monchengladbach
Hoffenheim 3-1 Freiburg
Nurnberg 1-1 Mainz
RB Leipzig vs. Fortuna Dusseldorf --
9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Schalke vs. Hertha Berlin -- Noon ET Sunday


Bayern Munich22006151-0-01-0-06
VfL Wolfsburg22005231-0-01-0-06
Borussia Dortmund21104131-0-00-1-04
FC Augsburg21103210-1-01-0-04
Werder Bremen21103210-1-01-0-04
FSV Mainz 0521102111-0-00-1-04
Eintracht Frankfurt21013210-0-11-0-03
Hertha BSC Berlin11001011-0-00-0-03
1899 Hoffenheim21014401-0-00-0-13
Hannover 9620201100-1-00-1-02
1. FC Nürnberg201112-10-1-00-0-11
FC Schalke 04100112-10-0-00-0-10
Fortuna Düsseldorf100112-10-0-10-0-00
RB Leipzig100114-30-0-00-0-10
Bayer Leverkusen200215-40-0-10-0-10
SC Freiburg200215-40-0-10-0-10
VfB Stuttgart200204-40-0-10-0-10

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