Klaas-Jan Huntelaar stole the Sunday headlines, the Dutch striker grabbing his first
It turned out to be a frustrating evening for Rafael van der Vaart's (c.) Red
After teeing up Michel Bastos for the equaliser, Huntelaar marked his return from injury to put
The result leaves Hamburg eighth in the table, with a five-point deficit to
The Rhine-Main derby between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Eintracht Frankfurt got the Sunday action underway. Certainly no lack of commitment in this one...
..what was at a premium though in the first half was goalmouth action - here it's Bo Svensson (l.)
Andreas Ivanschitz (l.) was at the heart of much of the creative action emanating from the home side, who gradually looked to be getting on top as the second half unfolded...
...but it was Frankfurt who nearly stole it late on, Marco Caligiuri's (l., against Stefano Celozzi) defensive blunder leading to a clear-cut chance for Sebastian Rode (not pictured)
Fortuna Düsseldorf, hovering dangerously close to the relegation zone, played host to an
Nuri Sahin was one of ten changes to the team that started against Real Madrid on Wednesday -
20-year-old attacking midfield prospect Jonas Hofmann (l.) gave Düsseldorf's Johannes van den Bergh (r.) a few problems down the flank...
...and Jakub Blaszczykowski gave everybody in red big problems with his very first touch of the ball in the 70th minute, putting the visitors 2-0 in front
An 88th-minute goal from Adam Bodzek (not pictured) sparked a last-gasp flurry from
FC Bayern Munich took their points tally for the 2013/13 campaign to a
Diego Contento (l.) was one of ten changes made to the side
Xherdan Shaqiri (c.) started, too, and was a non-stop menace for the hosts,
... and laying on a first-ever goal in the red of Bayern for Emre Can (c.) in the 35th minute
In Leverkusen, Stefan Kießling continued his remarkable season, scoring his
The former German international coolly dispatched a first-half
Bremen competed well thereafter, but hardly came close to forcing an equaliser
Aaron Hunt (l.) and Bremen have now gone ten games without a league victory - their last success
Wolfsburg scored three last time out and did the same on Matchday 31, beating Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-1. Maximilian
Gladbach had played well up until conceding the opener and Peniel Mlapa put them back on level
Wolfsburg were dominant in possession, though, and they soon retook the lead through veteran striker Ivica
And the victory was sealed in the final stages after a flowing counter-attack
There were big points at the bottom at stake for FC Augsburg at home to DFB Cup finalists VfB Stuttgart and after a fairly even opening spell...
...the hosts started to get on top against Bruno Labbadia's men, for whom Gotoku Sakai (l.) and Co had their work correspondingly cut out
The breakthrough was over an hour in coming, frontman Sascha Mölders delivering it...
...much to his own relief, as it also ended a personal drought of more than 600 minutes without a goal in the Bundesliga. Sub Marcel De Jong - with his
Points against the drop also dominated the agenda for the home side as 1899 Hoffenheim
...and Sejad Salihovic stooped to conquer just shy of the 20-minute mark, giving Markus Gisdol's men an early two-goal cushion
Hoffenheim continued to look the better side, but Nuremberg hauled themselves
Sebastian Polter (l.) passed up a chance to pull the visitors level shortly afterwards,
Hannover 96 took the spoils from the Matchday 31 opener away at Greuther Fürth, despite being outplayed for much of the encounter
Hannover's Hiroki Sakai (l.) focuses during a closely-fought opening period, in which goalscoring chances were at a premium
It seemed the hosts were on the verge of breaking the deadlock, but the 96ers' Mohammed Abdellaoue (2nd r.)
A terrific individual effort from Nikola Djurdjic (c.) pulled the hosts level, much to the delight of South Korean team-mate Jung Bin Park (r.)
Fürth once again cancelled out Hannover's advantage in the second period, but a late Sergio da Silva Pinto