Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt has been fined €15,000 and banned for two matches after calling Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann a "nutcase" during his side's 3-0 home defeat on Saturday.
Schmidt, 49, was sent to the stands by referee Bastian Dankert for insulting Nagelsmann when, with the score at 2-0, a Hoffenheim player was fouled in front of the technical area.
"Up yours! That was nothing," Schmidt told the 29-year-old Hoffenheim boss. "What sort of nutcase are you? Shut the f---...
An early red card for Kevin Volland was seized upon by Hoffenheim as they picked up a convincing 3-0 win at Bayer Leverkusen.
Germany forward Volland earned his marching orders after just five minutes for a foul as the last man on Kerem Demirbay, who hit the post with the resulting free-kick.
Demirbay put the visitors in front shortly after before Sandro Wagner and Steven Zuber gave Julian Nagelsmann's men an unassailable lead after an hour.
Hoffenheim came closer to adding a fourth than Leverkusen...
Hoffenheim took the honours in a Baden-Wurttemberg derby with a 2-1 win over Freiburg at the Rhein-Neckar Arena.
Sandro Wagner gave Hoffenheim the lead 10 minutes before half-time when he received a gift from Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu before rounding visiting keeper Alexander Schwolow and slotting into an open goal.
Florian Niederlechner brought Freiburg level in the 78th minute, with Soyuncu making amends for his earlier error by providing the assist.
The Turkish defender blotted his copybook...
Goalkeeper-turned-wrestler Tim Wiese wants be "the bad guy" when he makes his official WWE debut in Munich next month.
What's more, he's been quick to warn his opponents: "I am unbeatable."
The former Hoffenheim and Germany player, 34, switched to wrestling after deciding that he "no longer cares two figs about football."
After extensive training, Wiese is ready for his full WWE debut alongside Cesaro and Sheamus. He told SID: "I will hurt the others -- they won't hurt me. Whoever takes...