RB Leipzig missed the opportunity to close the gap on Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich after suffering a 3-0 defeat at Werder Bremen.
Schalke earned a much-needed 3-0 victory over fellow Bundesliga strugglers Augsburg to ease their fears of relegation.
RB Leipzig missed the chance to close the gap to Bayern Munich to two points after they drew 2-2 at Augsburg.
Javier Hernandez scored twice for Bayer Leverkusen as they beat Augsburg 3-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday evening.
Mainz brought a run of four games without a win to an end with a 2-0 victory over Augsburg at the Coface Arena.
Raul Bobadilla struck late on to snatch a 3-2 Bundesliga win for Augsburg over Werder Bremen, as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Darmstadt 2-0.
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich saw their winning run come to an end as Schalke battled to a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Arena.
Red Bull Leipzig moved back to within two points of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with a comfortable 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Hoffenheim suffered their first Bundesliga defeat of the season as they went down 2-1 at RB Leipzig.
Augsburg have given interim coach Manuel Baum "a long-term contract" after he impressed in his first two games in charge.
Borussia Dortmund drew their third game in a row as Augsburg secured a 1-1 tie at the Westfalenstadion.
Augsburg have sacked head coach Dirk Schuster after just six months in charge.
Bayern Munich moved above Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga, 11 days before the top two are due to meet at the Allianz Arena.
Hamburg celebrated their first win of the season on Sunday to move off the bottom of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 victory in Darmstadt.
Bayern Munich bounced back from defeat to Borussia Dortmund a week ago with a 2-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen to stay second in the Bundesliga.
Cologne and Hertha Berlin both closed the gap on Bayern Munich after their defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang marked his return to the Dortmund side with four goals as the won 5-2 at Hamburg.
Bayern Munich opened up a gap at the top of the Bundesliga with a second victory over Augsburg on Saturday.
Bayern Munich started the defence of their DFB-Pokal title with a 3-1 win over Augsburg in the second round on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich moved three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday after seeing several of their rivals stumble.