Jermaine Jones scores for Schalke
September 1, 2012
By Press Association
Meier gave Frankfurt the lead in the 39th minute and Pirmin Schwegler made it 2-0 for the hosts four minutes later.
Hoffenheim's woes continued after 70 minutes when substitute Sejad Salihovic was shown a second yellow card and he was joined down the tunnel three minutes later when Stephan Schrock was dismissed.