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Bundesliga Team of the Week: Kagawa returns in style as Alonso makes first appearance

The Bundesliga returned in style after the international break on Friday as Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen shared six goals in a thrilling draw, while Bayern Munich got back to winning ways, Borussia Dortmund put four past Freiburg and Schalke took a 4-1 thumping at Gladbach. As ever, Goal was there to pick out the best performances.

Yann Sommer
takes the plaudits in goal after an excellent performance for Borussia Monchengladbach in their heavy victory over Schalke.

Junior Diaz comes into the defence after helping Mainz beat Hertha Berlin 3-1, while Sebastian Prodl and Tin Jedvaj both scored in Friday's thrilling draw at the BayArena.

Andre Hahn comes into the side after scoring twice in Gladbach's win against Schalke and Julian Baumgartlinger was another Mainz player to catch the eye. The midfield is completed by two big-name summer arrivals: Xabi Alonso of Bayern and Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa, the latter marking his second BVB debut with a goal.

Hakan Calhanoglu was also on target for Leverkusen, while Raffael and Max Kruse both put Schalke to the sword.