By Tom Carson
Niko Kovac was sacked by Bayern Munich after their 5-1 loss to Mainz. See the highlights here. Bayern, who bounced back in midweek with victory a victory over Olympiacos, named Hans-Dieter Flick as their interim coach.
This weekend, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund faced off in Der Klassiker, with Bayern winning 4-0.
Read the brutal and incredible story of Ines Geipel, an East German sprinter who fled the DDR.
Also on the topic of athletes fleeing the Stasi is the BBC’s piece on the East German footballers, Dirk Schlegel and Falko Götz.
Hertha Berlin marked the 30th anniversary with a special display held aloft from the terraces, before losing at home to 2nd-placed RB Leipzig.