Borussia Dortmund bounced back from straight defeats to pile more misery on struggling Stuttgart with a 4-1 win.
Stuttgart have sacked head coach Alexander Zorniger after a poor start to the Bundesliga season.
Bayern Munich pulled eight points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-1 win over Schalke on Saturday.
Bayern Munich continued their domination of the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win over southern rivals Stuttgart.
Stuttgart and Hannover both picked up valuable wins to move out of the bottom three of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Bayern Munich set a Bundesliga record for the best start to a season with their ninth consecutive victory, a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen.
Bayern Munich opened up a 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-0 victory over Cologne.
Robert Lewandowski carved his name in history with a double for Bayern Munich, while Schalke drew level with Dortmund.
Dortmund lost ground on Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga on as they dropped points for the first time this season.
Borussia Dortmund returned to the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.
Thomas Muller struck twice as Bayern Munich beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday, as Eintracht Frankfurt thrashed Stuttgart 4-1.
Manchester City ended an indifferent pre-season campaign with a heavy 4-2 defeat away to Stuttgart on Saturday.
Stuttgart have announced two new signings as they look to avoid a second consecutive relegation battle.
Stuttgart came from behind to beat Paderborn 2-1 and secure their place in the Bundesliga next season.
Liverpool give U21s more game time than Premier League rivals but top flight lags behind Europe.
Stuttgart climbed off the foot of the Bundesliga and leap-frogged Hamburg in the standings with a 2-1 win.
Stuttgart picked up a crucial 2-0 win over Mainz on Saturday evening to keep their survival hopes alive.
Florian Klein's late goal kept Schalke on course for the Europa League with a 3-2 win over Stuttgart.
Freiburg fought back from two goals down to snatch a point in a 2-2 draw at 10-man Stuttgart.
Augsburg moved five points clear of Hoffenheim thanks to a 2-1 win over Stuttgart.