By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Wolfsburg moved top of Die Bundesliga with a 2-1 win at Hansa Rostock.Wolfsburg moved top of Die Bundesliga with a 2-1 win at Hansa Rostock.
Argentine star Diego Klimowicz put The Wolves ahead with a strike after 17 minutes, but Dane Kim Madsen levelled for the hosts just before the interval.
The winner came from Guinea-born star Pablo Thiam with just ten minutes remaining and the victory took Wolfsburg ahead of Stuttgart, who play on Sunday.
Champions Werder Bremen moved into third place with a comfortable 3-0 win over Hannover at The Weser Stadion.
Valerian Ismael gave Werder the lead after 19 minutes form the penalty spot.
Despite taking an early lead, Werder did not wrap up the match until the final five minutes when Johan Micoud (86) and Miroslav Klose (90) scored.
Bremen moved into the top three as Bayer Leverkusen were held to a 2-2 draw by Nurnberg.
The visitors went ahead at The BayArena through Sven Moller and Nurnberg found themselves 2-0 up when Diego Placente put through his own net just after the hour.
Bayer's goalkeeper Hans Jorg Butt then brought his side back into the game on 73 minutes, before Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov levelled to seal a share of the spoils.
Bayern Munich missed the chance to move second as they drew 2-2 at Borussia Dortmund, but they will have been pleased to come from behind twice.
Brazilian Ewerthon put Dortmund ahead for the first time after 44 minutes, only for his fellow countryman Lucio (67) to level.
Ewerthon then scored again and looked to have given his side victory, but the ubiquitous Roy Makaay scored in the final minute to rescue something for Bayern.
FSV Mainz's good start to the season continued as they came from behind to seal a 1-1 draw at Arminia Bielefeld.
South African Delron Buckley put Arminia ahead on the hour, but substitute Mimoum Azaouagh grabbed a late equaliser for newly promoted Mainz.
Schalke came from behind to grab a good 3-2 home success over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Bernd Korzynietz put Borussia ahead after just five minutes, but Christian Pander levelled matters before half time.
German international Oliver Neuville then put the visitors ahead once again, but Gustavao Varela soon levelled matters once again.
Danish Ebbe Sand grabbed the winner on 67 minutes as he put Schalke ahead for the first time in the game.
Kaiserslautern sealed a 2-1 victory over Hamburg at The Fritz-Walter Stadion.
Ferydoon Zandi (17 pen) and Marco Engelhardt (55) put The Red Devils 2-0 up and a Raphael Wicky goal was no more than a consolation for Hamburg.
Click below for match summaries:
Arminia Bielefeld 1-1 Mainz
Bayer Leverkusen 2-2 Nurnberg
Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Bayern Munich
Hansa Rostock 1-2 Wolfsburg
Kaiserslautern 2-1 Hamburg
Schalke 3-2 Borussia Monchengladbach
Werder Bremen 3-0 Hannover