Bayern Munich moved two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, continuing their perfect start to the season.
The German Football League has received €7.91 million in solidarity payments from UEFA for non-participating clubs in their competitions.
Schalke suffered their fourth consecutive defeat of the season as they crashed to a 3-1 defeat against Cologne on Wednesday.
Robert Lewandowski is in no rush to sign a new contract at Bayern Munich despite reports in the German media saying his advisers are in talks.
Johnson, 28, levelled proceedings in the 84th minute for Gladbach after they had fallen behind to an early goal by Leipzig striker Timo Werner.
Carlo Ancelotti hails Bayern Munich's win over Hertha Berlin as the club's best performance on his watch.