Paderborn held to draw
SC Paderborn have extended their lead at the top of the third dividion before their DFB Cup last eight encounter with FC Bayern. Three days before the match Paderborn were held to a 1-1 draw away to Sonnenhof Großaspach, but Magdeburg's defeat to Würzburg means SCP are now four points clear. Philip Tietz made the away side's dominance count after the half-hour, but Kai Gehring levelled the scores following a set-piece with a quarter-hour to go.
Milestone for Boateng
FC Bayern's match away to Mainz was a special affair for Jérôme Boateng. The centre-back made his 150th Bundesliga appearance wearing Bayern colours in the 2-0 victory. Boateng, who made 75 appearances for Hamburg and ten for Berlin, now boasts a total of 235 Bundesliga matches.