It takes two to Samba.

O Magico Philippe Coutinho got his first Bayern-cum-Bundesliga goal and assist with a little help from Robert Lewandowski, who himself received a pair of perfect assists from the redeployed Joshua Kimmich, who—. The best stories, comments, and highlights from 2019/2020 Bundesliga Matchday 5 team of the week. 

4-4-2 | Zack Steffen (8.12, Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Fortuna Duesseldorf); Mohamed Drager (7.57, Hertha Berlin vs SC Paderborn), Dayot Upamecano (7.64, Werder Bremen vs RB Leipzig), Willi Orban (8.55, Werder Bremen vs RB Leipzig), Marvin Plattenhardt (7.52, Hertha Berlin vs SC Paderborn); Laszlo Benes (8.27, Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Fortuna Duesseldorf); Joshua Kimmich (8.65, Bayern Munich vs Cologne), Philippe Coutinho (9.77, Bayern Munich vs Cologne), Ivan Perisic (8.74, Bayern Munich vs Cologne); Andre Silva (8.17, Eintracht Frankfurt vs Borussia Dortmund), Robert Lewandowski (8.99, Bayern Munich vs Cologne)

ZACK STEFFEN

@zacksteff_23

Player rating: 8.12
Team score: Gladbach 2–1 Duesseldorf
Individual highlights: 9 saves, 1 aerial won

MOHAMED DRAGER

@foottn

Player rating: 7.57
Team score: Hertha 2–1 Paderborn
Individual highlights: 1 assist, 1 last man tackle

DAYOT UPAMECANO

@upamecano_5

Player rating: 7.64
Team score: Bremen 0–3 Leipzig
Individual highlights: 1 clearance off the line, 92% pass success

WILLI ORBAN

@c_nkunku

Player rating: 8.55
Team score: Bremen 0–3 Leipzig
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 4 aerials won

MARVIN PLATTENHARDT

@herthabsc

Player rating: 7.52
Team score: Hertha 2–1 Paderborn
Individual highlights: 1 assist, 4 key passes

LASZLO BENES

@fohlenhautnah

Player rating: 8.27
Team score: Gladbach 2–1 Duesseldorf
Individual highlights: 111 touches, 3 key passes

JOSHUA KIMMICH

@jok_32

Player rating: 8.65
Team score: Bayern 4–0 Cologne
Individual highlights: 2 assists, 4 key passes

"

I can be more involved with the play from central midfield. I’m closer to my teammates and also have more contact with opponents.

I can influence the game much more."

– Joshua Kimmich on his preference to play in central midfield for both club and country

Joshua Kimmich assist Robert Lewandowski goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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Joshua Kimmich assist Robert Lewandowski goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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PHILIPPE COUTINHO

@bundesliga_en

Player rating: 9.77
Team score: Bayern 4–0 Cologne
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 1 assist

"

Bayern are more of a family than my old clubs.

I know there's the atmosphere of Liverpool but it's even more of a family here. The fans have been brilliant with me. It's great to feel that positive energy."

– Philippe Coutinho on settling and feeling at home at Bayern

Philippe Coutinho penalty goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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Philippe Coutinho assist Ivan Perisic goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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IVAN PERISIC

@bundesliga_en

Player rating: 8.74
Team score: Bayern 4–0 Cologne
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 3 dribbles

Philippe Coutinho assist Ivan Perisic goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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ANDRE SILVA

@andresilva9

Player rating: 8.17
Team score: Frankfurt 2–2 Dortmund
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 4 key passes

Dijbril Sow assist Andre Silva goal, Eintracht Frankfurt vs Borussia Dortmund, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI

@fcbayern

Player rating: 8.99
Team score: Bayern 4–0 Cologne
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 4 shots

"

It means a lot for Philippe Coutinho to score his first goal and it's important for his confidence. I'm happy for him.

We have to help each other as players."

– Robert Lewandowski on gifting Philippe Coutinho Bayern's penalty against Cologne

Joshua Kimmich assist Robert Lewandowski goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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Joshua Kimmich assist Robert Lewandowski goal, Bayern Munich vs Cologne, Bundesliga 2019/2020
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