Hertha Berlin moved above Borussia Dortmund and away from the bottom three of the Bundesliga thanks to a win over Cologne.
Bayern Munich won to move seven points clear in the Bundesliga as a Werder Bremen win sent Borussia Dortmund bottom.
Cologne came from behind and responded to being pegged back by beating Hoffenheim 4-3.
Borussia Monchengladbach ended Hoffenheim's unbeaten in the Bundesliga on Sunday, while Freiburg beat Cologne.
Freiburg picked up their first win of the season by defeating Cologne 1-0 at the Mungersdorfer Stadion.
Borussia Dortmund progressed through to the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal with a 3-0 victory at St Pauli.
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