Bundesliga Team of the Week: Ribery returns to form

The Bavarians beat Werder Bremen 5-2 on Saturday with the Frenchman and Claudio Pizarro earning the plaudits

Bayern Munich’s clash with Werder Bremen at the Allianz Arena, which the Bavarians won 5-2, was the pick of the weeked’s viewing in the Bundesliga, though Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen served up a thrilling 2-2 draw later on Saturday. Performances from both matches feature in Goal‘s Team of the Week.

Kevin Trapp takes the No.1 shirt after starring for Eintracht Frankfurt, who earned a 0-0 draw with Hoffenheim at the Rhein Neckar Arena.

He is joined in the XI by Carlos Zambrano, who takes his place in the back four alongside Hiroki Sakai, another star in the 0-0 draw between Hannover and Stuttgart. John Brooks scored for Hertha Berlin and Junior Diaz of Mainz completes the defence.

Julian Brandt and Marco Reus scored a goal apiece in the 2-2 draw between Leverkusen and Dortmund at the BayArena, Patrick Herrmann found the net to give Borussia Monchengladbach their first win at Schalke in over two decades and Franck Ribery returned to form to deliver Bayern to victory.

Halil Altintop heaped more misery on beleagured Hamburg with two goals for Augsburg and Claudio Pizarro struck twice for Bayern against his old club.

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