Hannover 96 were flying high after Mame Biram Diouf (l.) rescued a point with a late goal in the 1-1 draw with
It was a hard-fought encounter between the two sides. Here Szabolcs Huszti (r.) tries to prevent
However, the right-back was on hand to provide the assist for the opening goal
Hannover thought they had equalised when Mario Eggimann (r.) headed the ball past Roman Weidenfeller,
...but they reaped the rewards of their attacking exploits when Diouf (r.) bagged a late equaliser having previoulsy missed a guilt-edged chance
Bosnian striker Vedad Ibisevic (r.) levelled the scores from the spot after Ibrahima Traore was felled in the box by Simon Rolfes...
...before bagging his brace in the second half after great build-up play from Raphael Holzhauser on the left wing
Juan Arango (2nd from r.) netted a quite brilliant strike from distance to put the Foals on course
Luuk de Jong then applied a tidy finish to create a mountain Frankfurt were ultimately unable to climb
Pirmin Schwegler (front) cuts a dejected figure after Frankfurt conceded their first defeat of the Bundesliga campaign
Former FCB defender and 1899 head coach Markus Babbel (r.) exchanged pleasantries with his counterpart Jupp Heynckes (l.) before kick-off...
...however, it was his side who went behind when French international Franck Ribery (l.) squeezed a shot between the legs of Koen Casteels from a tight angle
Hoffenheim's Japanese dangerman Takashi Usami (l.) struggled to impose himself against
In Gelsenkirchen Schalke were trying to shake-off their recent disappointments in an attempt
Peruvian winger Jefferson Farfan (m.) opened the scoring with a superb diving header during an uninspiring first-half at the Veltins Arena
Summer loan signing Ibrahim Afellay then extended the Royal Blues lead when he scored within
VfL's Swiss keeper Diego Benaglio was visibly frustrated with his backline's defending as Schalke continued to carve out chances...
Their newly-promoted hosts are still without a goal at home in the league despite the fact they created their fair share of chances against Hamburg...
...who were all smiles at the final whistle as head coach Thorsten Fink (m.) celebrated his side's third win in four matches
SC Freiburg put an end to a run of two 2-1 defeats to collect only their second win of the season with
Nuremberg began the second half with a spirited performance, but having failed to pull themselves back into the match...
...were punished by two late strikes from Daniel Caligiuri (r.) and Marco Terrazzino (l.),
Oliver Fink's (l.) sending-off quarter of an hour before the final whistle proved to be a big turning point in the match...
...as Mainz made use of their extra man when Nikolce Noveski's powerful header stole the show and the win to propel his side into the top half of the table
Augsburg coach Markus Weinzierl looks focused ahead of his side's match at home to Werder Bremen on Friday.
Augsburg's Kevin Vogt (l.) and Joseph Akpala tussle for possession in a largely even first half, although the hosts had their noses in front at half-time
Bremen twice went behind in the opening 45 minutes, but midfielder Aaran Hunt (m.) continued
Youngster Kevin De Bruyne (2.l.) reduced the arrears for Bremen when his free-kick deceived
...as strikes from Stephan Hain (l.) and a second half Daniel Baier free-kick gave Augsburg their first win of the season
At the final whistle, it was clear to see how much the three points meant for the hosts, as they moved - temporarily at least - off the foot of the table
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