Schalke picked up their second away win in a row with a 2-1 triumph in Paderborn moving them up to fifth in the Bundesliga, on the coat-tails of the sides pushing for Champions League football.
Bayern Munich further extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, although it came at a cost with Medhi Benatia and Xabi Alonso limping off injured.
Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Monchengladbach moved level with Augsburg in third place in the Bundesliga following a 1-1 draw at the BayArena.
Bayern Munich underlined their superiority in the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win at third-placed Augsburg on Saturday.
Schalke suffered their first home defeat under Roberto Di Matteo as Cologne delivered a tactical masterclass to come away with a precious 2-1 win.
Hertha Berlin sent Borussia Dortmund tumbling to their ninth defeat of the Bundesliga season with a 1-0 win at the Olympiastadion.
Bayern Munich survived a stern test from Bayer Leverkusen to restore their seven-point advantage at the top of the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena.
Schalke picked up their first away points under Roberto Di Matteo in style on Saturday with Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting netting a hat-trick in a 4-0 win at Stuttgart.
Borussia Dortmund moved out of the Bundesliga's bottom three as Ilkay Gundogan's first goal since April 2013 earned a 1-0 win at home to Hoffenheim and lifted the pressure on boss Jurgen Klopp.
Borussia Dortmund's season took another turn for the worse when they were beaten 2-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday evening, a result which leaves them rooted to the foot of the Bundesliga.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hit a hat-trick as Schalke bounced back from their Champions League humiliation by thumping Mainz 4-1 at the Arena AufSchalke.
Bayer Leverkusen turned it on in the second half to claim a 5-1 victory in the Rhineland derby against Cologne.
Schalke warmed up for the visit of Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday by holding off a Wolfsburg fightback to claim a 3-2 win at the Arena AufSchalke.
It was business as usual for Bayern Munich after the international break as they saw off 10-man Hoffenheim 4-0 at the Allianz Arena.
Borussia Dortmund's troubled season continued on Saturday as Marco Reus suffered a fresh injury and they were held to a 2-2 draw at promoted Paderborn.
An extraordinary own goal from Germany international Christoph Kramer gave Borussia Dortmund the win they needed to move off the foot of the Bundesliga as well as end Borussia Monchengladbach's unbeaten start to the season.
Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point advantage at the top of the Bundesliga thanks to a Thomas Muller hat trick at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Hamburg stunned high-flying Bayer Leverkusen to pick up a rare win and move out of the bottom three of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Bayern Munich restored their four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga and left Borussia Dortmund in the bottom three with a 2-1 win over their rivals at the Allianz Arena.
Schalke rode their luck to pick up three precious Bundesliga points against Augsburg on Friday night, moving above their guests into seventh place.
A spectator ran onto the pitch and hit Franck Ribery with a scarf in stoppage time of Bayern Munich's 3-1 victory at Hamburg in the second round of the DFB-Pokal on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich's six-game winning streak in all competitions was brought to an end as they drew 0-0 against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Borussia Dortmund's dismal domestic season continued as they were beaten at home for the third time, going down 1-0 to Hannover.
Bayern Munich increased the pressure on Werder Bremen coach Robin Dutt as they cruised to a 6-0 victory over the bottom-placed Bundesliga club.
Cologne piled further misery on Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 win at the Mungersdorfer Stadion which leaves Jurgen Klopp's men languishing in 14th place.
Stuttgart came from three goals down to snatch a 3-3 draw at home to Bayer Leverkusen and continue their recent revival.
Hoffenheim moved up to second in the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Schalke, who followed up their midweek 1-1 Champions League draw with Maribor with a defeat which erases memories of their derby win over Dortmund a week ago.
Hamburg picked up their first win of the season to pile the misery on Borussia Dortmund at the Westfalenstadion, where they have won only once this season.
Bayern Munich stamped their authority on the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win over Hannover which cements their place at the top of the standings going into the international break.
Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from a goal down to beat champions Bayern Munich 3-2 with substitute Paco Alcacer's second-half winner enabling them to move seven points clear of their great rivals at the top.
Reiss Nelson continued his excellent form as the on-loan Arsenal youngster scored the winner for Hoffenheim against Augsburg on Saturday.
Thorgan Hazard scored twice to give Borussia Moenchengladbach a 3-0 victory over lowly Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday, sending them second in the Bundesliga.
Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund edged VfL Wolfsburg 1-0 away courtesy of captain Marco Reus' sixth goal of the season to go four points clear of Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Freiburg shocked champions Bayern Munich with an 89th-minute equaliser from Lucas Holer to earn a deserved point with a 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund needed a Marco Reus penalty late in extra time to beat second division Union Berlin 3-2 on Wednesday and book their spot in the DFB Pokal third round.
Champions Bayern Munich were made to work hard before edging amateurs SV Rodinghausen 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the DFB Pokal third round.
Salomon Kalou scored twice, including a stoppage-time penalty, to earn Hertha Berlin a last-gasp 2-2 draw at Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Champions Bayern Munich cut the gap to leaders Borussia Dortmund but were far from impressive in their 2-1 victory at Mainz 05 on Saturday as they made it three wins in three matches in all competitions following their early-season dip in form.
Borussia Dortmund struck three times in the opening 25 minutes to beat hosts VfB Stuttgart 4-0 away on Saturday and protect their four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.
Bayern Munich ended a run of four matches without a win with a 3-1 victory at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga despite having Arjen Robbben sent off.
Borussia Monchengladbach were once again tormentors of Bayern Munich, handing the German champions a 3-0 defeat at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.
Paco Alcacer came off the bench to score a hat trick, including a free kick in added time, to give Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund a dramatic 4-3 win over Augsburg on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund scored four times in the last 25 minutes to come from two goals down and beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on Saturday to climb top of the the Bundesliga.
An Alessandro Schoepf goal gave Schalke 04 a 1-0 win over Mainz 05 on Saturday to snap their five-game losing run and move them out of last place in the Bundesliga.
Hertha Berlin stunned Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich 2-0 on Friday for their first win against them in nine years, snapping the champions' unbeaten run this season and moving the Berliners joint top in the league.
Captain Marco Reus scored twice as Borussia Dortmund crushed promoted Nuremberg 7-0 on Wednesday to move into second place in the Bundesliga, two points behind leaders Bayern Munich.
Augsburg ended Bayern Munich's winning start to the Bundesliga on Tuesday by scoring a late equaliser for a 1-1 draw, subduing an atmosphere that was already flat due to fan protests.
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich eased past Schalke 2-0 on Saturday to make it four wins from four league matches and leave their opponents languishing at the bottom of the table.
Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic scored an 84th minute equaliser to rescue a 1-1 draw at Hoffenheim on Saturday.
Freiburg and VfB Stuttgart scored twice each in a rollercoaster second half to draw 3-3 on Sunday and get their first Bundesliga points of the season.
Corentin Tolisso scored with a snap shot before injuring his knee in Bayern Munich's 3-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund scored twice in the second half to beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 on Friday and notch their second win in three league matches that put them provisionally top of the Bundesliga.
Schalke 04, last season's runners-up, crashed to a 2-0 home loss to Hertha Berlin courtesy of Ondrej Duda's double on Sunday, their second Bundesliga defeat in two matches.
Leon Goretzka scored his first goal for Bayern Munich and set up another to lead them to a 3-0 win at Stuttgart on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund twice hit the woodwork but could not score in their first-ever goalless Bundesliga draw against Hannover 96 on Friday.
Borussia Dortmund eased past RB Leipzig 4-1 on Sunday after coming from a goal down, to make a winning Bundesliga start under new coach Lucien Favre and confirm their status as pre-season title contenders.
VfL Wolfsburg's Daniel Ginczek snatched a stoppage-time winner to stun Schalke 04 2-1 on Saturday and give the Wolves a winning start to the Bundesliga campaign against last season's runners-up in a bad-tempered game.
Robert Lewandowski scored a penalty at the second time of asking to lift Bayern Munich to a 3-1 win over Hoffenheim to open the Bundesliga season on Friday night.
Bayern Munich were embarrassed by fourth-tier Drochtersen/Assel as they only managed a 1-0 win in the German Cup on Saturday.