Bayer Leverkusen grabbed a narrow 1-0 win away at Hertha Berlin to move, at least temporarily, into third place in the German Bundesliga, while Eintracht Frankfurt and Schalke played out an entertaining 3-3 draw.
Eintracht Frankfurt recovered from losing their first two German Bundesliga matches of the season with a 2-0 victory at Eintracht Braunschweig, while Stuttgart slumped to another league defeat at Augsburg.
Halil Altintop, twin brother of Galatasaray's Hamit, will make his return to the Bundesliga with Augsburg after Trabzonspor agreed to let him go to Germany.
Galatasaray have finalised a move for Real Madrid and Turkish international midfielder Hamit Altintop, with the former Bayern Munich man moving for a fee believed to be in the region of €3.5m.
FIFA.com looks ahead to a star-studded week of footballing birthdays, including Belgian legend Jean-Marie Pfaff, the Altintop brothers, England captain John Terry and FIFA World Cup™-winner Bixente Lizarazu.
Inter Milan have clinched top spot in Group B despite a 1-1 draw with Trabzonspor in the UEFA Champions League after having already qualified for the knockout phase prior to kick-off.