Bundesliga: Hamburg beat Bayern to remain top; Wolves maul Hannover; Bremen ease past Mainz; Away wins for Schalke, Bayer & Stuttgart

Hamburg 1 – Bayern Munich 0 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009) Mladen Petric scored the winner with just under twenty minutes remaining to leave Hamburg still top of the Bundesliga and Bayern struggling to challenge.

Wolfsburg 4 – Hannover 2 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009) Wolfsburg’s midfielder magician Zvjezdan Misimovic conjured up a stunning free-kick to fire he hosts ahead early doors against Hannover. A Hanno Balitsch header pulled the visitors level midway through the half before Christian Gentner restored the Wolves’ lead on the halftime whistle. (Both Balitsch & Gentner goals here.) The reigning champs pulled 3-1 ahead as Makoto Hasebe scored just after the break but a Madlung own goal gave Hannover renewed hope soon after. But the Wolves scored again, a super solo goal from Edin Dzeko bursting down the inside left channel and slipping home the killer fourth.

Werder Bremen 3 – Mainz 0 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009) Aaron Hunt sidefooted Werder in front before Chelsea flop Claudio Pizarro continued his return to form crashing home a header. Pizarro completed an easy home win with Bremen’s third.

Borussia Dortmund 0 – Schalke 1 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009) Jefferson Farfan struck after half an hour as Halil Altintop cut in from the left and set up the Peruvian striker to slot home his third goal of the season.

Cologne 0 – Bayer Leverkusen 1 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009) Rolfes settled a tight clash with local rivals Cologne when he picked up a pass from Tranquillo Barnetta, raced into the box and beat two defenders before firing in the winner off the post with eight minutes to play.

Eintracht Frankfurt 0 – Stuttgart 3 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2009)