A strong Stuttgart side hammered bottom Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig 4-0, while Werder Bremen battled Nurnberg to a thrilling 3-3 draw, leaving Nurnberg still in search of their first league win.
Werder Bremen have banned Marko Arnautovic and Eljero Elia for the rest of the season following their involvement in a police check.
Werder Bremen have completed the signing of Netherlands forward Eljero Elia from Juventus for a fee of €5.5million.
Eljero Elia is set move back to the Bundesliga, with Werder Bremen announcing they have reached an agreement with Juventus for the former Hamburg forward.
Our pick of the week's best quotes features Sergio Aguero dismissing comparisons with Diego Maradona, Oliver Bierhoff on the multicultural Germany team, and Andrea Pirlo on the declining quality of Serie A.
Eljero Elia has revealed Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk urged him to move to England, where Arsenal were interested, but that the lure of emulating Fabrizio Ravanelli and Alessandro Del Piero was too good to turn down.