Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat defending champions Bayern Munich 3-2.
France were held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League.
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A groin injury means Marco Reus joins Julian Brandt, Sebastian Rudy and Karim Bellarabi to be excluded from the Germany squad while injured captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, who tore knee ligaments in March, was included.
German winger Marco Reus landed into fresh trouble with the police for yet another motoring offence. Reus was hit with a 540,000 euros (US$576,371) fine when it emerged that he had driven since 2011 without a valid licence.
Marco Reus has yet to win a major title in his career and missed out on the 2014 World Cup with Germany due to an ankle injury he suffered in the final warm-up match before flying to Brazil.
The 25-year-old German star has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, Chelsea and Arsenal but has put pen to paper with Jurgen Klopp's side.
Europe's leading leagues would see a lot of transfers as teams look to fine-tune their line-ups.
Marco Reus also missed the World Cup which Germany won after injuring the same left ankle in their final warm-up game against Armenia and had only returned to action recently.
Strikers Marco Reus, who missed the World Cup due to injury, and Mario Gomez, who was overlooked for Brazil, return to the squad for the games in Dusseldorf on September 3 and Dortmund four days later.
An early Marco Reus penalty and second-half strikes by Jakub Blaszczykowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Dortmund a nervous 3-1 home win over Napoli.
The sides' first meeting since Germany's bruising 4-1 win in the last 16 at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa was decided by a 39th-minute header from Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker.
Dortmund dislodged Bayern, who beat Hanover 96 2-0, from the top of the table after a 6-2 victory over Hamburg.
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A 6-1 victory at Hanover on Saturday gave Bayern a Bundesliga-record 26th victory this season, a record ninth consecutive away win, while they also equalled Dortmund's previous best of 81 points in a single season.
The 0-0 result means Dortmund remain the only unbeaten team in the Champions League this season, while Malaga extended their unbeaten home record in Europe to 14 games.
Italy striker Mario Balotelli and German forward Marco Reus hit two goals each as their respective national side beat Malta and Kazakhstan.
This was Hoffenheim's sixth straight defeat leaving them 16th in the league, seven points from safety having sacked coach Markus Babbel on December 3.