Werder Bremen were the biggest casualties of the German Cup's third round after their 3-1 defeat at Arminia Bielefeld on Wednesday as holders Bayern Munich eased into the quarter-finals....
Paderborn claimed a 2-1 come-back win at mid-table Hanover 96 on Sunday to break their 10-match winless streak and climb out of the Bundesliga's relegation places....
Freiburg escaped the Bundesliga's bottom three with a 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin in Sunday's basement battle on a bumper weekend of goals in the German league....
Congolese striker Domi Kumbela has left Eintracht Braunschweig after the club was relegated to Germany's second division....
Hamburg host Greuther Fuerth on Thursday in the first of a two-legged Bundesliga relegation play-off with their proud record of never being relegated from Germany's top flight at stake....