Mainz fought back from behind to beat fellow Bundesliga strugglers Cologne 3-1 at the Opel Arena.
Tottenham suffered a torrid night in Europe on Tuesday as ex-Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry scored four times in a 7-2 home defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
RB Leipzig continue to lead the Bundesliga after defeating Werder Bremen 3-0 at the Weser Stadium.
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac praised his side’s energy as they showed no signs of fatigue when defeating Cologne 4-0 in the Bundesliga.
Philippe Coutinho opened his Bundesliga account and Robert Lewandowski maintained his immaculate goalscoring form as Bayern Munich dismissed Cologne in a 4-0 victory.
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has ruled out the possibility of fielding both Philippe Coutinho and Thomas Muller as his side prepare to take on Cologne.
England international Jadon Sancho scored for the second time in as many Bundesliga matches as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to secure a 3-1 victory against Cologne on Friday night.
Definitely a fans’ favourite during his time at Dens Park was Duncan Lambie.
In response to my Alan Gilzean memories on July 13, Mike Blair responded: “I well remember Alan Gilzean’s hat-trick against Cologne in that 8-1 victory in the European Cup at Dens Park.
There’s an old adage in entertainment the best should be saved for last — but when it comes to European football it’s a trend Dundee FC definitely bucked.