Goals from Naldo (l.) and Kevin De Bruyne (c.) saw VfL Wolfsburg twice come from behind to deny Borussia Dortmund all three points in a 2-2 draw
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (l.) gave BVB an early lead at the Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday evening...
...but Dortmund keeper Mitch Langerak failed to keep out De Bruyne's (r.) 29th-minute free-kick, which snuck under the Australia custodian's grasp to restore parity
Ciro Immobile's (r.) second-half strike appeared to have earned Dortmund a precious victory over their in-form opponents
The Italian international's (l.) goal sparked wild celebration amongst BVB players and fans alike, but their joy was short-lived
But Naldo's (2nd l.) late header earned the Wolves a point and kept
Stefan Kießling (r.) returned to the scene of his infamous 'Phantom' goal to score the only goal of the game at the same end of the pitch in Bayer 04 Leverkusen's 1-0 win over TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Oliver Baumann (r.) had to make several smart saves to keep the score at 0-0 in the first half
Kießling (l.) goes down under a challenge by Germany international Sebastian Rudy (r.)
Ömer Toprak (l.) had to clear the ball off his own goal-line to prevent Hoffenheim taking the lead in Sinsheim, and the Turkish international's interception proved crucial...
...as Kießling notched a late winner to condemn Hoffenheim to their first home defeat since the beginning of November
Roman Neustädter (l.) scored the winning goal in FC Schalke 04's smash-and-grab win over plucky SC Paderborn 07
Kaan Ayhan (out of picture) put the ball through his own net to five last season's Bundesliga 2 runners up the lead at the Benteler-Arena
However, in-form striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (r.) restored parity for the Royal Blues, before Neustädter headed in the winner late on
'Together we have written history! Merry Christmas. Thank you for 2014! All the best for 2015' - Paderborn's players held up a banner at full-time, thanking their supporters for their support during the last twelve months
Alexander Meier (2nd l.) scored twice in the 90th and 91st minute to rescue Eintracht Frankfurt a share of the spoils in an edge-of-your-seat 4-4 draw with Hertha Berlin
Hertha raced into a 3-0 lead at the Commerzbank Arena after John Anthony Brooks, Änis Ben Hatira (r.) and Julian Schieber (l.) all found the net before the interval
Peter Niemeyer made it 4-2 after goals from Stefan Aigner and Haris Seferovic had put Frankfurt back into the game, but Meier's quick-fire brace in stoppage-time earned the Eagles a share of the spoils in a memorable encounter
Only league leaders FC Bayern have scored more goals than Frankfurt this season. Unfortunately for Haris Seferovic (pictured) and Co., the Eagles have conceded just as many
Borussia Mönchengladbach stretched their unbeaten streak to three games courtesy of a convincing 4-1 win over bottom-of-the-table SV Werder Bremen
Goals from Max Kruse and Oscar Wendt put Gladbach 2-0 to the good at the Borussia Park...
...before a trademark Zlatko Junuzovic (l.) free-kick halved the deficit six minutes into the second half
But further goals from Christoph Kramer and Branimir Hrgota secured a comfortable win for the Foals, who wished their fans a Merry Christmas at full-time
FC Bayern München used their final home game of the calendar year to send a message to their fans: 'Thank you! You are fantastic!'
The German record titleholders also put on a laser show for those in attendance following their 2-0 win over SC Freiburg...
...in which Arjen Robben (r.) opened the scoring just before the half-time to hand Bayern a deserved lead
Robben's (r.) strike - a header four minutes before half-time - was his 100th competitive goal for the current league leaders
Bayern had their usual dominant share of possession, but were unable to transform that into goals with Mario Götze (2nd l.) wasting this chance
Thomas Müller (l.) put the result beyond doubt early in the second half, though, with the second headed goal of the night at the Allianz Arena
Müller celebrated with his team-mates after another good day at the office for Pep Guardiola's men
Shinji Okazaki was involved in a battle with Mainz against Köln which ended goalless at the RheinEnergieStadion
The Japanese forward came the closest to breaking the deadlock with his second-half shot striking the crossbar
Johannes Geis (r.) and Co. were disappointed they weren't able to leave Cologne with all three points on Tuesday evening
Köln's players were also disappointed at having to settle for a share of the spoils, but the Billy Goats thanked their fans for their support by holding up a banner at full-time, which read: "We wish all fans a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year".
Salif Sane (r.) headed Hannover on their way to their first win in five matches at home to FC Augsburg, who have yet to beat the Lower Saxony side
For Sane (l.), it was an emphatic return to the Hannover starting XI after a difficult first half of the season
Halil Altintop (r.) had Augsburg's best chance of the match, but the Turkish midfielder was unable to find a way past Ron-Robert Zieler in the Hannover goal
A second-half penalty from Joselu (r.) saw wrapped up the points for Hannover, who closed the gap on
It was a frustrating night for Hamburg and Rafael Van der Vaart (r.) as his mistake let in Florian Klein to earn VfB Stuttgart all three points at the Imtech Arena
Stuttgart ended the game with ten men after Georg Niedermeier (3rd l.) was given his marching orders for a professional foul...
...but Stuttgart held on to claim all three points, while Hamburg also lost Pierre-Michel Lasogga (r.) to injury
The result sees