Borussia Mönchengladbach brought their fine Europa League form to the Bundesliga, but their victory over Ingolstadt was not without controversy. In the late game, Hoffenheim scored late to deny Schalke.
Robert Lewandowski scored a hattrick as Bayern Munich put eight past Hamburg. There were also victories for Leipzig and Dortmund, but Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt is under growing pressure after another defeat.
Russia's Athletics Federation remains suspended from competing at international events, but five Russians will attend the Indoor Championship under a neutral flag. "Many" applications for future meets are under review.
Dieter Hecking’s side produce a sensational comeback in Italy to beat Fiorentina 4-3 on aggregate after being 3-0 down. Lars Stindl was the hero with a superb hat trick that sends the Bundesliga side through.