Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland scored twice on his return from injury to help his team beat Mainz 3-1 on Saturday to go top of the Bundesliga.
Mainz 05, who have around a dozen players in COVID-19 quarantine, struck early to stun last season's Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig 1-0 on Sunday.
The 2021-22 Bundesliga season kicks off on Friday, and ESPN's Derek Rae breaks down what to expect from each and every team in the table.
Liverpool beat Bundesliga side Mainz 1-0 in a preseason friendly for the two clubs as they squared off in Austria.
Freshly-crowned German Cup winners Borussia Dortmund booked a Champions League spot for next season with a comfortable 3-1 victory at Mainz.
Eintracht Frankfurt's Ajdin Hrustic scored an 86th-minute goal to rescue a 1-1 draw against visiting Mainz 05 on Sunday.
Struggling Hertha Berlin returned to action after a two-week coronavirus quarantine with a 1-1 draw at in-form Mainz.
Bayern Munich squandered their first chance to seal the Bundesliga title when they lost 2-1 at Mainz 05 on Saturday.
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