Hanover 96 player Niklas Feierabend has been killed in a car crash, the club has confirmed.
Bayern Munich were held 1-1 at home by Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund kept the Bundesliga title race alive.
Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin 2-0 to move a step closer towards the Bundesliga title, while Borussia Dortmund defeated Stuttgart 3-0.
Bayern Munich are 10 points clear after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in his side's 3-0 win over Schalke on Saturday.
Hannover kept their slender Bundesliga survival hopes alive with a 2-0 home win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday.
Bayern Munich remain on course for a record-breaking fourth successive Bundesliga title with a 3-1 victory at Stuttgart.
Hannover have sacked head coach Thomas Schaaf with the club rooted to the bottom of the Bundesliga.
Bayern Munich maintained their lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a hard-fought 1-0 win at home to Eintracht Frankfurt.
Bayern Munich warmed up for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Juventus with a thumping 5-0 win over Werder Bremen.
Bayern Munich remain five points clear of nearest Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund after a goalless draw between Germany's top two sides on Saturday.
Andre Schurrle's first Bundesliga hat-trick helped Wolfsburg to a comfortable 4-0 win at Hannover, while Ingolstadt drew with Cologne.
Hannover ended an eight-game losing streak and gave their hopes of Bundesliga survival a boost with a 2-1 win at Stuttgart on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund kept up some pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win at Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayern Munich came from behind to beat Darmstadt 3-1 and move 11 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Bayer Leverkusen moved up to third in the Bundesliga for only the second time
this season thanks to a 2-1 win at Darmstadt on Saturday.
Jose Mourinho watched on as Borussia Dortmund failed to close the gap on Bayern with a goalless draw at Hertha Berlin.
Crystal Palace are bottom of the Europe-wide form table - and only one Premier League team makes the top 10.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice late on as Borussia Dortmund beat Ingolstadt 2-0 on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund closed the gap on Bayern Munich back to eight points as they won 3-1 at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Thomas Schaaf has been appointed as Hannover's new head coach on a contract until 2017.