Hoffenheim, Leverkusen Pick Up Comfortable Wins
Hoffenheim 3-0 Wolfsburg
Hoffenheim romped to a resounding 3-0 triumph over Wolfsburg at the Rhein-Neckar Arena that elevates them to seventh spot.
Nico Schulz and Serge Gnabry put the home side two goals up before an own goal from Josuha Guilavogui sealed the win for Hoffenheim.
Hannover 1-3 FC Augsburg
Augsburg continued their amazing run of form with a 3-1 beating of Hannover through a brace from Michael Gregoritsch followed by a solitary strike from Gojko Kacar.
Salif Sane managed to secure the consolation strike for the hosts which came late in the first period shortly after the opener from the visitors.
Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Borussia Monchengladbach
A first-half strike from Lucas Alario followed by an added-time finish late on by Julian Brandt steered Bayer to a 2-0 victory over Monchengladbach to move to third place ahead of Dortmund who hosts Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday.
Hertha Berlin 0-0 SC Freiburg
Hertha and Freiburg cancelled each other with a disappointing goalless draw at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.