Goal picks out the best talent from across the German top flight after Leverkusen marched on, BVB won and Schalke held Bayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund defeated Augsburg 3-2 to get their Bundesliga campaign off and running on Friday, while Bayern Munich stuttered as they drew 1-1 at Schalke. Goal was there to take in all the action across Germany over the weekend and run the rule over all the talent.
Ralf Fahrmann takes the gloves after playing a key role in Schalke's draw against Bayern Munich.
He is joined by his club captain Benedikt Howedes, who got Jens Keller's side's equaliser. The third and final member of the XI from that game is his Bayern counterpart Philipp Lahm, with Naldo and Emir Spahic taking the centre-back spots after scoring for Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen respectively.
Gonzalo Castro and Karim Bellarabi complete the B04 contingent after starring in an entertaining 4-2 win over Hertha Berlin, while Sebastian Kehl and Marco Reus the only two Borussia Dortmund players included after their 3-2 victory in Bavaria.
Mario Vrancic and Elias Kachunga complete the XI after both scoring in Paderborn's brilliant 3-0 win over Hamburg on Saturday.