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Bundesliga 2017-2018 Matchday 1 Round-Up

The champions start on a winning note, whilst Dortmund make an impressive start and RB Leipzig fall to a disappointing loss in Gelsenkirchen.
The opening weekend of the 55th Bundesliga season produced the usual hustle and bustle that you would expect from the first round of matches in any European league. However, it felt like some teams were still rusty and lacking match practice. This was noticeable by the lack of goals across the nine matches. This was a weekend where defences were very much on top. Only one match saw both teams find the back of the net and that was the very first game of the 2017-2018 season as Bayern Munich began in business-like fashion. They beat Bayer 04 Leverkusen 3-1 at the Allianz Arena on Friday night. There were also wins for Borussia Dortmund, Hertha BSC and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim but a disappointing start for RB Leipzig who slipped to defeat in Gelsenkirchen against FC Schalke 04. Here is the round-up of the opening round of fixtures. VAR success in Bundesliga opener The opening match of the season was a victory for Bayern Munich and a victory for modern technology. This was proof that the...