SV Werder Bremen and VfB Stuttgart played out an entertaining encounter to close out Matchday 4.
Belgian youngster Kevin de Bruyne combined well with Nils Petersen to give Werder the lead with his
Martin Harnik (behind) pulled a goal back for Stuttgart soon after the restart and when veteran striker Cacau equalised late on...
...Aaron Hunt and Co. were left to wonder how they failed to take all three points for the second time this season.
However, things got off to a terrible start when Mathieu Delpierre (l.) headed into his own net
Fabian Johnson struck back immediately, but Spanish striker Joselu (l.), making his first start for
It mattered little in the end though as Sejad Salihovic (l.) and Daniel Williams both profitted from Kevin Volland (r.)
Patrick Herrmann (r.) gave Gladbach after just three minutes when he connected with Juan Arango's superb cross-field ball
...as Marc-Andre ter Stegen spared his sides blushes with a string of top saves to deny Leverkusen all three points in the 61st Rhine derby
Bayern Munich moved back to the top of the table on Saturday night with a 2-0 win over Schalke in Gelsenkirchen.
Former Schalke custodian Manuel Neuer barely got his hands dirty on a quiet afternoon in his former haunt.
Rafael van der Vaart helped change that statistic with two assists in Hamburg's 3-2 win over the defending champions.
Heung Min Son was Hamburg's hero with two goals at the Imtech Arena
Ivan Perisic (c.) also scored twice, but his brace was not enough for the Westphalians.
Scoring goals is Fortuna's only problem at present, though, and since this effort from captain Andreas Lambertz
Daniel Caligiuri could not find the key to the Fortuna fortress...
...but his coach Christian Streich still seemed pleased with the point, which keeps both teams in the top half of the table.
Ivica Olic remedied matters and quelled the murmurs of disapproval from the Wolfsburg fans with the equaliser just before half time.
There was no third goal at the VW-Arena, though, as Wolfsburg failed once again to fully satisfy their own fans.
Andreas Ivanschitz gave FSV Mainz 05 a rather fortunate lead against 1.FC Augsburg, unwittingly turning a clearance in with his knee.
Adam Szalai worked harder for the second goal, and the job was done for Thomas Tuchel's side within the first half.
Reasons to be cheerful: Eintracht Frankfurt recorded a fourth consecutive
Both of these sides had gone into the game unbeaten in the league, contributing to a competitive contest in the easyCredit Stadium.
The Eagles' Kevin Trapp (r.) has been one of the signings of the season and turned in another quality performance for his side,
After Erwin Hoffer's first-half opener, Takashi Inui turned on the style for Frankfurt to put
Nuremberg substitute Sebastian Polter (2nd from r.) ensured a tense finale to the game by heading in Hiroshi