By Tom Adams
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Werder Bremen and Hamburg drew 1-1 in the meeting of second and third.Werder Bremen were left ruing a missed penalty in a 1-1 draw with Hamburg, as Die Bundesliga's second and third placed teams could not be separated at Weser Stadion.
Leaders Bayern Munich are now six points clear of Hamburg following the stalemate, as Johan Micoud missed a first half penalty before making amends just before the break by edging his side in front.
However, the Frenchman's inability to score from the spot cost his side when Mustafa Kucukovic scored for Thomas Doll's men with 23 minutes to go.
Hertha Berlin moved into fifth position after also securing a 1-1 draw in their home fixture with FC Nurnberg.
The visitors had taken the lead through Ivan Saenko on 55 minutes, but they were denied late on as Alexander Madlung struck with three minutes to go.