By Alex Dunn
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-2 success over FSV Mainz.Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-2 success over FSV Mainz.
Claudio Pizarro put Bayern in control in the 14th minute, with further strikes from Mehmet Scholl and Roy Makaay giving them a three goal advantage at the break.
Christof Babatz netted a consolation before Michael Ballack secured the win with Bayern's fourth.
Claudius Weber scored Mainz's second in the final minute.
Borussia Monchengladbach went down 3-1 at the Bokelberg Stadion to Hamburg.
A brace from Sergei Barbarez and one from Stefan Beinlich secured the win, while Borussia responded through Joris van Hout.
Bayer Leverkusen were comfortable 2-0 winners on their travels to Hansa Rostock.
Goals from Dimitar Berbatov and Andrej Voronin ensured maximum spoils were taken from the Ostsee Stadion.
Ioannis Amatidis was a man on form at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion when his brace helped Kaiserslautern to a 3-0 win over Freiburg.
Kerydoon Zudi added gloss to a polished performance when he netted Kaiserslautern's third late in the second half.
A double from Vratislav Lokvenc gave Bochum a 3-1 win over Nurnberg.
Lokvenc's brace and a goal from Raymond Kalla handed Bochum a three goal advantage, before Marek Mintal netted a late consolation.
A goal in each half gave Werder Bremen a 2-0 success over Borussia Dortmund.
Johan Micoud netted in the first period before Valerien Ismael doubled the home side's advantage.
Marcelinho was a hat-trick hero in Hertha Berlin's exciting 3-2 win on their travels to Wolfsburg.
The talented striker netted on 16, 47 and 74 minutes to claim maximum points for Berlin.
Wolfsburg's response, they twice claimed equalisers, came from Pablo Thiam and Thomas Brdaric.
Click below for match summaries:
Bayern Munich 4-2 FSV Mainz
B M'gladbach 1-3 Hamburg
Hansa Rostock 0-2 B Leverkusen
Kaiserslautern 3-0 Freiburg
Bochum 3-1 Nurnberg
W Bremen 2-0 Borussia Dortmund
Wolfsburg 2-3 Hertha Berlin