In the weekend's final game, Eintracht Frankfurt travelled to Borussia Mönchengladbach looking for only their third win of the season
The hosts were in no mood to give up their impressive record of four straight home wins in the league, however, and were ahead in the first half through Juan Arango's (r.) sublime free-kick
Stefan Aigner replied for the Eagles, but keeper Kevin Trapp (l.) was beaten again just moments later when Oscar Wendt slammed in a second
The second half was then all Gladbach, as Patrick Herrmann (l.) scored one...
...and then made another for Raffael (l.) to keep the Foals outstanding home record intact
Oliver Baumann had a day to forget with three costly mistakes in Freiburg's 3-0 home defeat to Hamburg on Sunday
His first mistake let in Maximilian Beister to put the visitors in front after Freiburg had made a promising start to the game at the MAGE Solar Stadion
He then committed another blunder to allow Pierre-Michel Lasogga to continue his personal hot streak of form and make it two
The Freiburg goalkeeper then laid the ball on a plate for Rafael van der Vaart to make it three and complete the scoring
At that moment, Oliver Baumann would have liked nothing more than to hear the final whistle to end his misery...
...while Hamburg's three goalscorers Beister (l.), Lasogga (c.) and Van der Vaart celebrated together
Julian Schuster (l.) did all he could to console Baumann at the final whistle while the home fans also attempted to lift his spirits, chanting his name
Matchday 10 saw Atsuto Uchida's (r.) FC Schalke 04 lock horns with Robert Lewandowski's Borussia Dortmund in the
Dortmund had the better of the opening exchanges at the Veltins Arena and it didn't take long for Marco Reus (r.)...
...to set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (r.) after 14 minutes. The Gabon international tapped home to break the deadlock in the 83rd edition of the Ruhr derby
Kevin-Prince Boateng (l.) had a great opportunity to level the scores from the penalty spot after Neven Subotic had brought down Christian Fuchs...
...but the Royal Blues' midfielder failed to get the better of Roman Weidenfeller,
Nuri Sahin (l.) showed Boateng how to find the net in the second half, doubling
...before substitute Max Meyer appeared to give Schalke a new lease of life, pulling one back for the hosts just after the hour-mark
Meyer's goal failed to spark a Schalke revival, however, and Jakub Blaszczykowski soon added a third for Dortmund...
...to secure last season's Bundesliga runners-up the bragging rights in the
Mario Mandzukic was FC Bayern München's decisive player in the record champions' hard-earned victory over Hertha Berlin
Adrian Ramos (l.) & Co. proved a tough opposition, however. The Columbia international gave Hertha the lead after only four minutes
The capital club's lead lasted until the half-hour mark, when Mandzukic (r.) levelled matters for Bayern on four minutes after
Mario Götze (l.), Bayern's second substitute, extended the Munich side's lead in the 54th minute, apparently setting Pep Guardiola's charges on course for the win
But Hertha were never going to give in and pulled one back just before the hour-mark, Änis Ben-Hatira (c.) ensuring an exciting final 30 minutes at the Allianz Arena
Bayern managed to fight off the Berliners' late efforts though, meaning Franck Ribery (l.) was
With just seven minutes played in Saturday's late kick-off, youngster Maximilian Arnold (2.r.) drilled home Ivica Olic's (r.)
The Wolves dominated the early stages - right back Patrick Ochs shrugging off his Bremen counterpart Santiago Garcia here...
...but for all their efforts, Luis Gustavo (r.) and Co were unable to add to that early lead in the first half, while
With 72 minutes played, Ivica Olic (l.) finally gave the hosts their two-goal cushion, heading in a cross from Croatian compatriot...
...Ivan Perisic (l.), who capped off a productive shift by rounding out the scoring himself with goal number three in the 89th minute
FC Augsburg midfielder Andre Hahn (l.) caught Bayer 04 Leverkusen cold with his beautiful 24th-minute volley at the BayArena
Sami Hyypiä's men reacted well to that setback, however, increasing the pressure on the visitors...
...and were rewarded for their efforts shortly before half-time when skipper Simon Rolfes (c.) put Leverkusen level
Bayer were made to work hard to find a way through the deep-lying visitors' defence, until Emre Can (l.)...
...scored his first ever Bundesliga goal. The Germany Under-21 midfielder nodded Robbie Kruse's precise cross into the back of the net with seven minutes remaining
Roberto Firmino (c.) was on target twice in 1899 Hoffenheim's spectacular 4-1 victory at Hannover 96
Hannover had to deal being one man down for most of the game following Mame Diouf's second yellow
Sejad Salihovic (r.) broke the deadlock for Hoffenheim from the spot, before Kai Herdling
...but Anthony Modeste's (l.) Hoffenheim remained the more dangerous side and increased their lead courtesy of Firmino's
Shinji Okazaki struck his first ever Bundesliga brace against Eintracht Braunschweig to end 1. FSV Mainz's streak of six matches without a win
The Japan international (2nd l.) struck either side of half-time, first doing extremely well to lob Junior Diaz's
Braunschweig threw bodies forward in the final stages, but failed to get the better of Mainz
In Matchday 10's opener, Gertjan Verbeek enjoyed a successful start to his Bundesliga career as 1. FC Nürnberg snatched
Vedad Ibisevic's (l.) Stuttgart, who have not lost in the Bundesliga since Thomas Schneider took charge of the club, started brightly...
...and took the lead three minutes into the game when the Bosnia striker (l.) fired past Raphael
Nürnberg didn't take long to respond, however, as Josip Drmic (l., with Makoto Hasebe) equalised just three minutes later with a composed finish...
...to leave Sven Ulreich, back between the VfB sticks after several weeks on the sidelines, rooted to the spot
Clear-cut chances proved much harder to come by after the break, despite both Stuttgart and Hiroshi