Borussia Dortmund closed in on the Bundesliga top six with victory, while Bayer Leverkusen stumbled to a 1-1 draw at Cologne.
Michael Frontzeck's debut as Hannover coach ended in defeat as his side went down 2-1 at home to Hoffenheim.
Borussia Dortmund responded to the news of Jurgen Klopp's imminent departure with a 3-0 victory over Paderborn,
Bayern Munich hit back from their Champions League setback with a comfortable win at Hoffenheim.
Head coach Markus Gisdol has signed a two-year contract extension with Hoffenheim after an impressive season.
Stuttgart boosted their survival hopes with a 3-2 home win over Werder Bremen, while Cologne saw off Hoffenheim by the same scoreline.
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