Without a win in their last four matches, Borussia Dortmund appear to lack intensity on the domestic front.
Nick Bidwell with the latest from Germany, including the contrasting fortunes of two newly appointed coaches.
Poor start to the season proves terminal for Hecking.
A bumper weekend for penalties awarded in the Bundesliga, but a surprising number missed by the spot-kick specialists.
Labelled 'plastic' by detractors, newly promoted RB Leipzig have quickly become the Bundesliga’s most-hated club.
In his 11th year in charge of the Germany team, Joachim Low appears to have perfected an appealing blend of flair and fluidity.
Bayern may laugh off talk of a crisis, but two successive matches without a win is certainly unusual for the Bavarian outfit.
In order to comnpete with the Premier League and avert a breakaway from Uefa, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, says the big clubs had to be given more money.
RB Leipzig, the team in Germany that everyone loves to hate, is gaining grudging admiration from its detractors.
Unbeaten for 15 years in World Cup qualifiers, Germany showed their pedigree with a comfortable 3-0 win over Norway.