Düsseldorf and Mainz closed the action on Matchday 24 with a 1-1 draw. It was a competitive game in the Esprit Arena, but neither side could find a winner on a rather bumpy playing surface
Düsseldorf went ahead in the early moments of the game when Mainz defender Bo Svensson diverted a back-header past his own keeper Christian Wetklo...
...but Mainz levelled shortly before the half-time break when Ivan Klasnic (4. m.) capitalised on an error from Fortuna keeper Fabian Giefer to score his first Bundesliga goal in almost five years
Fortuna were marginally the better side in the second period, but Robbie Kruse (r.) & Co. couldn't break down Mainz's dogged resistance
The Bundesliga records continued to tumble as FC Bayern Munich secured a 1-0 win away from home against 1899 Hoffenheim, as they secured a 17th victory this season without conceding
Franck Ribery (l.) and Co. weren't at their clinical best despite the result as Hoffenheim threatened to spoil the party on numerous occasions
American midfielder Daniel Williams (r.) missed a golden opportunity to open the scoring before twice testing Tom Starke from range, but 1899 could do nothing to prevent Bayern reaching 584 minutes without conceding on foreign soil...
...while at the other end Mario Gomez (c.) did what he does best, tapping home from Franck Ribery's knockdown to register his sixth goal of the season
Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.) hit the woodwork twice from free-kick situations late in the game, but in the end Bayern had to settle for a 1-0 win, their first by less than a two-goal margin this season
There was no holding back for Leverkusen after their incredible comeback to snatch victory from Stuttgart...
...who had taken a first-half lead through Vedad Ibisevic's well-taken penalty
Leverkusen upped the pressure after the restart, but it wasn't until the closing stages that their efforts were rewarded.
The prolific forward seems to enjoy playing against the Swabians and has now scored in each of his last eight meetings with them
Not content to settle for a point,
Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp tinkered with his starting eleven, but it made little difference as a
After missing the last two matches through suspension, Robert Lewandowski (2nd l.) was hungrier than ever to find the net, which he duly did in the eighth minute...
...before scoring his 16th Bundesliga goal of the season shortly afterwards, leaving their visitors somewhat deflated
Marco Reus (l.) was his usual menacing self throughout, causing Hannover plenty of trouble with his set-pieces...
...although he did also feel the rougher side of the game on occasion too. The winger will not mind too much though, as Dortmund ran out 3-1 winners
Schalke's Julian Draxler (r.) was the star of the show for the Royal Blues away to Wolfsburg, scoring two and creating another in the 4-1 romp...
...which saw Dutch international Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (r. against Naldo) score just his sixth goal of the season after a lengthy barren spell
The victory was a big confidence booster for Schalke ahead of next week's local derby against
There was little love lost between Werder Bremen and FC Augsburg. The encounter was heated throughout
...however, it was Augsburg who walked away with what could be a pivotal three points after Tobias Werner (l.)
Cellar-dwellers Greuther Fürth maintained their unbeaten record under interim head coach Ludwig Preis
...but the Red Shorts will be the more disappointed of the two sides after squandering a wealth
Nuremberg got their noses in front against high-flying SC Freiburg when Timmy Simons (l.) coolly slotted home a first-half penalty
But it's not by accident that Freiburg are in the DFB Cup semi-finals and on course for a European,
Borussia Mönchengladbach moved up to sixth - temporarily at least - thanks to their 1-0 victory away to Eintracht Frankfurt in Friday's Matchday 24 opener
Dutch international Luuk de Jong (c.) netted the winner in the 22nd minute, glancing a header in from close range
Gladbach coach Lucien favre (l.) was in relaxed mood prior to kick-off, greeting Attila the Eagle, Frankfurt's mascot
Patrick Herrmann (r.) was a constant thorn in Frankfurt's side with his pace and movement in attack
Gladbach's midfielder enforcer Havard Nordtveit (back) kept close tabs on Frankfurt's creative hub Takashi Inui (front) throughout
The Japanese livewire had several promising runs and took up some excellent positions, but was unable to pull his side level...
...allowing the visitors to celebrate an eighth win of the season and move within touching distance of their hosts