VfB Stuttgart climbed up into sixth in the Bundesliga standings as they preserved their unbeaten start under head coach Thomas Schneider with a convincing 4-0 win over Eintracht Braunschweig
The Lions, currently sitting at the foot of the table, battled hard during the opening exchanges, but after failing to take their chances...
...fell behind on the stroke of half-time when Vedad Ibisevic (m.) flicked Alexandru Maxim's free-kick into the back of the net
Soon after the break Maxim (behind) grabbed a goal of his own, before Ibrahima Traore (2nd l.) put the visitors in complete control after playing a superb one-two with Christian Gentner
The Guinea international capped of a fine performance by providing his second assist of the evening, squaring to Martin Harnik (behind) to round out the scoring in the 4-0 win
SV Werder Bremen twice let a lead slip through their hands in a six-goal thriller against 1. FC Nürnberg, who remain one of only three Bundesliga sides yet to register a win this season
Summer signing Santiago Gracia (m.) broke the deadlock inside ten minutes when his cross-cum-shot was deflected into the back of the net by Berkay Dabanli
Der Club were left further frustrated when Eljero Elia scored his first goal since 17 December 2010 to extend the hosts lead
However, Nürnberg were given hope when Hiroshi Kiyotake (r.) pulled a goal back just before the break
Half-time substitute Josip Drmic (behind) levelled the scores, but the goalscoring wasn't over as Elia bagged his brace before Adam Hlousek's 70th minute strike secured Nürnberg's fifth draw of the current campaign
FC Bayern München collected three points for the sixth time this season courtesy of a narrow 1-0 win at home to VfL Wolfsburg
With the Oktoberfest taking place in Munich the festivities found their way into the Allianz Arena...
...to help spur on the home side ahead of their encounter with the Wolves, who were yet to pick up a point on the road before the game
Ivica Olic (l.) struggled to make an impact up front against his former club...
...but didn't shirk his defensive duties, here doing enough to prevent Arjen Robben (l.) from opening the scoring for the hosts
Luiz Gustavo, making his first return to Munich since joining Wolfsburg in the summer, played an integral role in his new side making life difficult for the record titleholders...
...but Thomas Müller's 63rd minute strike proved enough for the Bavarians to stay hot on the heels of league leaders Borussia Dortmund...
...who celebrated a convincing 5-0 win over struggling SC Freiburg at the Signal Iduna Park to retain their place at the top of the Bundesliga standings
After struggling to find a way past Oliver Baumann during the opening half-hour, Marco Reus opened the scoring with a cheeky finish after a goalmouth scramble...
...and when Fallou Diagne picked up a straight red for denying Robert Lewandowski a clear goalscoring opportunity, hauling him down inside the area...
...Reus stepped up to find the bottom corner via the post, bagging his brace and giving Dortmund a comfortable two-goal lead at the break
A man down Freiburg struggled to get to grips with Dortmund's pressing and with the hosts firing at will...
...Lewandowski bagged a brace of his own before setting up Jakub Blaszczykowski to round out the scoring as BVB got back to winning ways on Matchday 7
Thomas Tuchel found the right words to motivate his side for their trip to Hertha Berlin...
...as they took the lead after only seven minutes through Nicolai Müller, who grabbed his sixth goal
Tuchel's words soon wore off, though, as Berlin fought their way back into the game with Hajime Hosogai playing his part in bringing them level
The 41,000 fans in the Olympiastadion were treated to a competitive fixture with both sides fighting for every ball, and the majority
Simon Rolfes (l.) was at the same height as Leon Andreasen in this duel, but he
...and earn the praise of his team mates inside the BayArena
Sidney Sam added a second before Bayer turned off the afterburners and sat on their lead
Stefan Kiessling (l.) was unable to get on the scoresheet for a change, but a goal from the German striker was not needed as Leverkusen took the points
Heung Min Son (c.) was restored to the starting XI by coach Sami Hyypiä, and he can expect to be picked again when
A year ago to the day, Hoffenheim's Boris Vukcevic was involved in a near-fatal car crash on his way to training.
Kevin-Prince Boateng (c.) was deployed in an attacking berth by Schalke coach Jens Keller...
...and within three minutes, he showed his eye for goal to put the Royal Blues in front
Schalke raced into a 3-1 lead with further goals from Joel Matip and Marco Höger (l.) and appeared to be on course for all three points...
,,,,until Roberto Firmino brought Hoffenheim back into the game from the penalty spot
David Abraham then curled in this free-kick to earn Hoffenheim a share of the spoils in a six-goal thriller
The defender celebrated scoring at one end, but with 18 goals conceded so far this season, Hoffenheim still have a lot of work to do on their defence
Andre Hahn (l) looked for the nearest spotlight to celebrate under after scoring his first Bundesliga goal for Augsburg
The 23-year-old midfielder provided a cool finish to Tobias Werner's excellent approach work to put the Bavarian Swabians in front in the 27th minute
Hahn was keeping his emotions admirably under control as he reeled away to take the plaudits...
...leaving Gladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to rage at his defence for leaving him over-exposed
The hosts' joy was short-lived, however, as Max Kruse (r., against Jan Moravek) got Gladbach back on level terms a few minutes later with his fourth goal of the campaign
Halil Altintop (l.) and Co did their utmost to try and reestablish the upper hand, but Havard Nordtveit (r.) and his fellow Foals not only stood firm...
...they even went in front with just under 20 minutes remaining, Branimir Hrgota (l.) taking his dues here from fellow
But Augsburg were never going to take defeat lying down...
...and home coach Markus Weinzierl had something to celebrate almost at the death as....
...substitute Arkadiusz Milik (r.) tapped home in the 88th minute to ensure Augsburg at least got a point for their labours