Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to two points with a 2-0 triumph at Cologne.
Mario Gotze scored the first before sending in the ball which Daniel Halfar put into his own goal in the second half, as Pep Guardiola's men extended their unbeaten start to the season without ever suffering at the RheinEnergieStadion.
The Bayern coach was even able to rotate his team to give players a rest for their trip to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League in midweek as Cologne showed...
Hannover moved up to third in the Bundesliga thanks to a 1-0 win over Cologne, who had not conceded a goal all season until Wednesday night.
Joselu grabbed the only goal of the game just six minutes in to earn the Reds their third win of the season.
Cologne threw everything forward in the second half, but found a well-disciplined Hannover rearguard unwilling to let their points slip at the Niedersachsenstadion.
After 364 minutes without conceding, Timo Horn had to fish the ball out of the back of his...
Cologne and Borussia Monchengladbach took a point each from the first Rhine area derby of the season with the game failing to live up to the pre-match expectations.
It was the game fans of both sides were looking forward to the most following Cologne's promotion back to the top flight, but the fear of losing outweighed the desire to win as a goalless draw was produced.
The hosts had the best chance of the game in the first half, but it was wasted by Pawel Olkowski.
Both sides at least could take heart...
Newly-promoted pair Paderborn and Cologne extended their unbeaten starts to the campaign with a goalless draw on Saturday.
The two teams had both won one and drawn one of their opening two Bundesliga fixtures and were happy not to lose that proud unbeaten record at the Paderborn Arena.
The hosts had the better chances, but Cologne kept a clean sheet for the third game in a row to pick up another point towards survival.
Elias Kachunga was Paderborn's most dangerous player once again, and he went close...