Hoffenheim brought a spectacular end to their 2014 with a 5-0 win at Hertha Berlin on Sunday, moving them to within a point of the top six for the duration of the winter break.
John Anthony Brooks gave them a leg-up with an own goal which was followed by two penalties from Sejad Salihovic before half-time.
Hertha, who led Frankfurt by three goals in midweek and ended up drawing 4-4, this time had to come from behind, but they were not able to as Sven Schipplock and Sebastian Rudy completed the rout.
Eintracht Frankfurt grabbed a last-gasp point in extraordinary circumstances, sharing eight goals with Hertha Berlin after falling three goals behind.
Alexander Meier was once again Frankfurt's hero with two goals in stoppage time to salvage a point in a game Frankfurt were chasing from start to finish.
Anthony Brooks, Anis Ben-Hatira and Julian Schieber fired Hertha into a three-goal lead before Stefan Aigner and Haris Seferovic brought Frankfurt back into the game.
Peter Niemeyer added a fourth for...