In the Bundesliga matchup, Anthony Modeste’s brace salvaged a draw for Cologne with a 2-2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen. Cologne denied Leverkusen a win after they lost against defending champion Bayern Munich. Patrik Schick and Karim Bellarabi had handed the team a good lead in just two minutes but two goals placed Leverkusen fourth in the Bundesliga table. Freiburg took down Wolfsburg with a 2-0 win, as they go third over Leverkusen.
In another Bundesliga match, ten-man Stuttgart secured a late leveler for a 1-1 draw with Union Berlin as Wahidullah Faghir’s stoppage-time goal answered the Taiwo Awoniyi’s 31st-minute shot. VfL Bochum also forced a win by 2-0 against Eintracht Frankfurt with goals by Sebastian Polter and Danny Blum to leave the team into the 14th spot with 10 points.