Bundesliga Team of the Week: Matip & Draxler secure vital Schalke win

Goal.com picks out the best talent from across Germany on a weekend which saw BVB clash with Bayern and S04 take three vital points from their trip to Gladbach

The 32nd round of Bundesliga action this season saw Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich clash in a rehearsal for the Champions League final and record a hotly-contested 1-1 draw. However, there was plenty of other talent from across Germany worthy of recognition in Goal‘s Team of the Week.

In goal, we have Oliver Baumann of Freiburg, who kept a clean sheet as Christian Streich’s men kept up their hopes of European qualification with a 2-0 win over a resurgent Augsburg outfit on Sunday.

Joel Matip retains his place at the heart of the back three after keeping Gladbach quiet in Schalke’s 1-0 win at Borussa Park, Sebastian Jung makes a comeback on the right thanks to his role in Frankfurt’s 3-1 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf, while Dortmund loanee Lasse Sobiech put in a fine performance for Greuther Furth at Stuttgart.

Julian Draxler makes his fourth appearance of the season after scoring a late winner for Jens Keller’s side, while Alexander Meier and Sebastian Rode of Frankfurt were also in impressive form, the former scoring twice. Nuri Sahin completes the midfield after putting in a great performance for BVB against Bayern.

Gonzalo Castro returned to form as Bayer Leverkusen secured European football with a 2-0 win over Nurnberg, Sven Schipplock scored twice from the bench to grab Hoffenheim a point at Werder Bremen, who had Kevin De Bruyne to thank for their two-goal lead.

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