RB Leipzig spurned the chance to move top of the Bundesliga after a 2-2 draw at Wolfsburg.
Julian Nagelsmann's men were out to recover from last weekend's loss to Borussia Dortmund and went ahead in the fifth minute through Nordi Mukiele.
Bayern Munich remain a point clear ahead of their home match against Freiburg on Sunday.
Borussia Dortmund missed the chance to close up ground after they were held to a 1-1 home draw by relegation-battlers Mainz.
Thomas Meunier equalised in the 73rd minute, scoring a first goal for Dortmund, and then Marco Reus spurned the chance to complete the comeback as he dragged a penalty wide.
Danny Latza almost hit a late winner for Mainz, but his shot struck the post and rolled along the goal-line.
Silas Wamangituka's stoppage-time penalty helped Stuttgart secure a 2-2 home draw against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Lars Stindl had the Foals – who beat Bayern Munich last time out – in front from the spot in the 35th minute, but Stuttgart forward Nicolas Gonzalez equalised just before the hour with a fine diving header.
Denis Zakaria, though, swiftly made it 2-1 in the 61st before there was late drama after VAR confirmed a penalty for Ramy Bensebaini's push on Sasa Kalajdzic – and Wamangituka stepped up to grab a point with what was the final kick of the match.
Elsewhere, relegation-battlers Cologne were held to a 0-0 home draw by Hertha Berlin, while it also finished goalless between fellow strugglers Hoffenheim and Arminia Bielefeld.
Relegation-battlers Nimes climbed off the foot of the table with a shock 2-1 win at Marseille.
The home side, beaten by PSG in the midweek Trophee des Champions, missed a first-half penalty when Florian Thauvin shot wide.
Niclas Eliasson turned in the opening goal at the near post 10 minutes after the restart, and then knocked in a second from close range in the 58th minute.
Dario Benedetto pulled a goal back with five minutes left, but there was to be no late drama as Les Crocodiles held on for a first win in nine games.
In the Copa del Rey, Segunda Division promotion hopefuls Almeria thumped LaLiga strugglers Alaves 5-0.
Umar Sadiq scored twice as Alaves saw midfielder Tomas Pina sent off in the 35th minute.
Sevilla won 1-0 at Leganes with an extra-time goal from Lucas Ocampos, while in Saturday's late game Rayo Vallecano beat Elche 2-0.
Real Valladolid needed extra-time to win 4-1 at Pena Deportiva, where Roque Mesa scored twice.
Girona beat Cadiz 2-0, with a second-half double from Valery Fernandez.
Levante needed penalties to get past Fuenlabrada, progressing 4-2 from the shoot-out after the tie ended 1-1 at Estadio Fernando Torres.