Goals from Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg sealed a Bundesliga win for RB Leipzig against Mainz, moving them joint-top of the table.
Bayern Munich were left to rue Thomas Muller's profligacy as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Bayer Leverkusen.
Nigel de Jong It seems Nigel de Jong had his fill of Turkey over the festive season, having sealed a switch from Galatasaray to Mainz on Friday.
Borussia Dortmund and Schalke made Bayern Munich wait to retain their Bundesliga title by both winning on Saturday.
Jürgen Klopp Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would have happily cut his unheralded playing career short to pursue his passion for coaching.
Jupp Heynckes Bayern Munich extended their lead in the Bundesliga with victory at Mainz - but Jupp Heynckes still saw room for improvement in his side.
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Mainz 05 Jurgen Klopp returns to former club Mainz with his Borussia Dortmund side in fine form after UEFA Champions League success on Tuesday.
Xabi Alonso Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich will be without Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowski for Friday's encounter with Mainz.
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