Miroslav Klose scored a second-half hat-trick as Bayern Munich ran out 5-0 winners over Energie Cottbus.
After a goalless first-half, the Germany striker opened the floodgates on the hour mark and Martin Demichelis (63) and Luca Toni (69) netted within the next ten minutes.
Klose bagged his second of the evening on 75 minutes before completing his hat-trick in the closing stages at the Allianz Arena.
Bayern are three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, with Bayer Leverkusen climbing into second after a 2-1 victory at Nurnberg.
Stefan Kiessling gave Leverkusen the lead (39) but Marek Mintal cancelled out the visitors' advantage with a 73rd minute penalty.
But Tranquillo Barnetta ensured the sides were not level for long as he scored the winner just three minutes later.
Champions Stuttgart beat Bochum 1-0 at the Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion thanks to Roberto Hilbert's strike five minutes after half-time.
Maik Franz's 51st minute goal condemned Eintracht Frankfurt to defeat against Karlsruhe, who moved into the top-six with the three points.
Karlsruhe ended the game a man light with Andreas Gorlitz seeing red in the 88th minute for a second bookable offence.
Hannover were 2-0 winners at Armenia Bielefeld, Szabolcs Huszti (54 pen) and Sergio Pinto (85) scoring for the away side.