Thomas Muller struck twice as Bayern Munich beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday, as Eintracht Frankfurt thrashed Stuttgart 4-1.
There were Bundesliga wins for Bayer Leverkussen and Bayern Munich, while Wolfsburg and Schalke were held to draws.
Bayern Munich will host Hamburg on the opening weekend when the 53rd Bundesliga season gets under way on August 14.
Stoke City have signed striker Joselu from Hannover 96 in a £5.75m deal.
Hannover earned their place in the Bundesliga next season and sent Freiburg into the second division with a 2-1 win.
Liverpool give U21s more game time than Premier League rivals but top flight lags behind Europe.
Hannover celebrated their first win of 2015 to move out of the bottom three with a 2-1 victory over Augsburg.
Hannover dropped two crucial points as Zlatko Junuzovic grabbed a late equaliser for Werder Bremen.
Schalke ended a six-game winless run as Wolfsburg slipped to defeat, plus all the latest from the Bundesliga.
Hannover fought back from two goals down to take a point at second-placed Wolfsburg in a 2-2 draw.
Borussia Dortmund closed in on the Bundesliga top six with victory, while Bayer Leverkusen stumbled to a 1-1 draw at Cologne.
Michael Frontzeck's debut as Hannover coach ended in defeat as his side went down 2-1 at home to Hoffenheim.
Hannover 96 have parted ways with coach Tayfun Korkut, after a 4-0 loss by Bayer Leverkusen left them without a win in 13 matches.
Borussia Dortmund responded to the news of Jurgen Klopp's imminent departure with a 3-0 victory over Paderborn,
Bayer Leverkusen moved third in the Bundesliga on goal difference with a 4-0 victory over Hannover.
Hannover missed a chance to pick up their first win of 2015 after being pegged back by Hertha Berlin for a 1-1 draw.
Struggling Hannover came from two goals down to grab a 2-2 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Robert Lewandowski was the difference in the German Klassiker, while there were wins for Monchengladbach and Leverkusen
Hannover have confirmed that captain Lars Stindl will leave in the summer to join Borussia Monchengladbach.
Borussia Dortmund heaped the pressure on Hannover coach Tayfun Korkut with a 3-2 win at the Niedersachsenstadion.