By Graeme Mair
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bayern Munich moved top of Die Bundesliga with a 3-1 victory over Kaiserslautern.Bayern Munich moved top of Die Bundesliga for the first time since May 2003 with a 3-1 victory over Kaiserslautern.
The Red Devils took a shock lead through Thomas Riedl after seven minutes but only succeeded in sparking Bayern into action.
Claudio Pizarro equalised five minutes later and Torsten Frings quickly restored order for the home side by giving Bayern the lead after 26 minutes.
Peruvian Jose Guerrero Gonzales wrapped up the victory, adding Bayern's third in the 64th minute.
Although the win moved Bayern top of Die Bundesliga it is likely to be a brief stay as Wolfsburg will reclaim top spot if they beat Hamburg on Sunday.
Third placed Schalke kept pace with the leading group as they strolled to a 3-0 victory away at Bayer Leverkusen.
Danish international Ebbe Sand opened the scoring for the Royal Blues after 27 minutes.
Prolific Brazilian Ailton doubled the advantage after 37 minutes with his fifth league goal of the season before his fellow countryman Lincoln got Schalke's third in the second half.
A single goal was enough to give Stuttgart three points against Borussia Monchengladbach at the Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion.
German international Kevin Kuranyi scored after 56 minutes.
Newly promoted Arminia Bielefeld continued their promising start to the season with a 2-1 home win over defending champions Werder Bremen.
Fatmir Vata opened the scoring just prior to half time and Marco Kuntzel doubled Bielefeld's lead after 77 minutes.
Ivan Klasnic's 83rd minute strike for Bremen set up a tight finish but Bielefeld held out to secure all three points.
Borussia Dortmund condemned struggling Freiburg to a 2-0 defeat at the Westfalenstadion.
Goals from Marcus Brzenska and Niclas Jensen gave debt ridden Dortmund some relief from their off field troubles.
Hertha Berlin required a last minute equaliser to salvage a point against bottom of the table Hansa Rostock.
Hansa had looked set for an unlikely away win after Marcus Lantz gave them a 37th minute lead but Marcelinho's last minute leveller salvaged a point for mid-table Hertha.
Antonio Da Silva scored the only goal as FSV Mainz secured a home victory over struggling VFL Bochum.
The Brazilian struck after 19 minutes to give Jurgen Klopp's men all three points.