Eintracht Frankfurt bounced back with Alexander Meier finding his scoring boots again in a 2-1 win over Hamburg.
Mainz halted their slide towards the Bundesliga relegation zone with a 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Bayern Munich put eight past Hamburg, while Wolfsburg beat Bayer Leverkusen in a nine-goal thriller.
Schalke saw their promising start to the new year ended by Eintracht Frankfurt as the home side prevailed 1-0.
Augsburg wasted the chance to move up to third in the Bundesligas they threw away a two-goal lead to draw with Frankfurt.
Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne is being investigated by the German FA over reports he swore at a ballboy.
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