Gladbach serve Frankfurt with their 1st defeat of the season; Dortmund draw at Hannover
- October 7, 2012
Monchengladbach 2 – Eintracht Frankfurt 0 (Bundesliga, October 7, 2012) Juan Arango opened the scoring with a spectacular goal in the eighth minute and Luuk de Jong doubled the lead in the 24th.
Hannover 1 – Borussia Dortmund 1 (Bundesliga, October 7, 2012) Mame Biram Diouf scored in the 86th minute to earn the draw for Hannover, leaving Dortmund trailing Bayern by nine points.
Stuttgart 2 – Bayer Leverkusen 2 (Bundesliga, October 7, 2012) Stefan Kiessling gave Leverkusen the lead after 13 minutes before Vedad Ibisevic converted a penalty to level the scores six minutes later. Ibisevic fired his second in the 55th minute but Kiessling completed a brace of his own to make it 2-2 just before the hour mark.