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Bayern Munich did not let Hamburg get away from them as they bounced back from their first Bundesliga defeat of the season with a 3-0 win at Hamburg Klaus Allofs (l.) and Thomas Schaaf's successful Werder Bremen double-act oversaw a 2-1 win over FSV Mainz 05... ...but that proved to be their last game together in a 13-year cooperation, with Allofs leaving to take over as the new sporting director at VfL Wolfsburg The Bundesliga's trio of UEFA Champions League participants continued to make good progress in Europe with <br>Dortmund edging to within a point of qualification with a 2-2 draw at Real Madrid CF Schalke 04's 2-2 draw at home to Arsenal meant they too only needed to draw with Montpellier Herault FC to reach the last 16 prematurely Javi Martinez opened his Bundesliga account in Bayern's 5-0 win over Hannover 96, a result which kept them nine points clear at the top of the standings Borussia Mönchengladbach's 2-0 win over AEL Limassol meant they joined Hannover 96 and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League, <br>leaving only VfB Stuttgart to complete an historic full house of Bundesliga qualifiers in December Back in the Bundesliga, Stuttgart were beaten in the Baden-Württemberg derby match by SC Freiburg, who rose to sixth thanks to a 3-0 win Bayer 04 Leverkusen took over the chase of Bayern Munich with a 4-1 win at SV Werder Bremen taking them<br> above Borussia Dortmund into second place, 10 points adrift of Bayern Munich who... ...thanks to a 2-0 win at Freiburg, became the quickest club in Bundesliga history to clinch the unofficial title of 'Autumn Champions' with three games to spare
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