By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stuttgart were looking to stretch their lead at the top of the table but suffered a frustrating afternoon as Hamburg withstood all that was thrown at them.
Werder, meanwhile, looked to be heading for victory over Bayern when Ailton netted from the spot, but Claudio Pizarro (pictured) saved a point for Ottmar Hitzfeld's men with ten minutes remaining.
Fernando Baiano netted a hat-trick in Wolfsburg's 4-1 win over Kaiserslautern.
Aleksander Knavs had given Kaiserslautern the lead but Baiano then took control with goals on 23, 53 and 55 before Stefan Schnoor put some gloss on the scoreline with a late fourth.
Borussia Dortmund will class their 1-1 draw with struggling Hertha Berlin as lost points.
Leandro had given them a lead on 69 minutes, but Alexander Madlung's late effort saved a point for Hertha.
Bochum's charge towards Europe was halted as they were beaten 4-2 at Freiburg.
Roda Antar was the hero for Freiburg with a hat-trick, which cancelled out efforts from Vahid Hashemian and Peter Madsen. Wilfried Sanou was the other scorer for Freiburg.
Struggling Eintracht Frankfurt had to settle for a point from their home clash with Hannover.
Hansa Rostock put daylight between themselves and the relegation places with a stunning 4-1 win at 1860 Munich.
Things looked good for 1860 when Markus Weissenberger fired them into an early lead, but Hansa rallied and drew level shortly afterwards through Rene Rydlewicz.
Martin Max fired Hansa in front from the penalty spot on 17 minutes, with Thomas Schultz giving them a cushion 25 minutes from time.
1860 wilted and Max went on to complete his brace on 80 minutes.