Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Werder Bremen
Bayer Leverkusen missed out on a chance to edge closer to the pace-setters at the top of the Bundesliga following a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday afternoon.
Following a goalless first half, the visitors hit the winner early in the second half courtesy of Omer Toprak before an own-goal from Ludwig Augustinsson put the host level.
As such Leverkusen occupy third place, while Bremen’s inconsistent run of form at the bottom-half of the table continues.
Schalke 4-0 Hoffenheim
Schalke moved from the foot of the league standings with a thumping 4-0 victory over TSG Hoffenheim out at the Veltins-Arena.
It is the home side’s first win of the season, as a hat-trick from Matthew Hoppe led the host to the emphatic triumph with Amine Harit hitting in the other strike.
Union Berlin 2-2 Vfl Wolfsburg
Union Berlin climbed into the top-four following an entertaining 2-2 draw against Vfl Wolfsburg, who finished with ten man.
Renato Steffen gave Wolfsburg the lead early on before Steven Becker drew Union level a little later and Robert Andrich giving them the lead minutes in the second half.
Their hopes of a victory were wiped away by Wout Weghorst, who forced a share of the spoils from the penalty spot in the middle of the second half, whilst Maximilian Arnold saw red.
SC Freiburg 5-0 FC Koln
SC Freiburg swept FC Koln aside with a thorough 5-0 triumph in a bottom-half contest at the Dreisamstadion.
Freiburg were two goals up at the break through Ermedin Demirovic and Nicolas Hofler before Roland Sallai, Philipp Lienhart and substitute Lucas Holer compounded the visitors’ woes.
Mainz 0-2 Eintracht Frankfurt
A double from Andre Silva stretched Eintracht Frankfurt’s winning run to four matches in the league courtesy of a 2-0 win away to Mainz 05.
Silva netted from the spot towards the end of the first half and netted his second once again from the penalty spot in the latter phases of the second stanza.