German Bundesliga
Schalke1Bayern Munich3

Schalke 1-3 Bayern Munich

Thomas Muller celebrates his goal against Schalke
Thomas Muller now has 22 goals for club and country this season

Leaders Bayern Munich opened up an eight-point gap at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-1 win at Schalke.

Max Meyer cancelled out David Alaba's opener before Javi Martinez restored Bayern's lead.

Germany international Thomas Muller then struck as Bayern made the most of second-placed Borussia Dortmund's loss at Hamburg on Friday.

There was a minute's silence at Bundesliga games and players wore black armbands to mark the Paris attacks.

"You have to work for every victory in the Bundesliga and we always have to go to 100%," Muller said.

"Opponents don't make it easy and recently the five-man defence has become fashionable.

"I don't know if supporters like it so much, but the opponents try and stop everything."

Javi Martinez scores for Bayern Munich against Schalke
Javi Martinez's goal was his first for two years

Elsewhere, Max Kruse netted twice in Wolfsburg's 6-0 rout of Werder Bremen.

Stuttgart's 4-0 defeat at home to Augsburg was delayed by 15 minutes because of tightened security checks at stadiums across the country.

Borussia Monchengladbach are up to fourth after Andre Schubert celebrated his first match in charge with a 2-1 win at home to Hanover 96.

Gladbach took the lead through Ibrahima Traore and Hanover equalised thanks to Poland international Artur Sobiech, but Brazil striker Raffael scored the winner six minutes from time.

Former Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez scored his first brace for Bayer Leverkusen in their 3-1 win at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Augsburg climbed off the bottom of the table with an emphatic 4-0 win at Stuttgart as woeful defending by the hosts allowed the visitors to take an early 2-0 lead, with both goals by midfielder Alexander Esswein.

Defender Jan-Ingwer Callsen-Bracker grabbed a third before former South Korea captain Koo Ja-Cheol scored Augsburg's fourth.

The Rhine derby finished goalless as Mainz drew at Cologne.

Line-ups

Schalke

  • 1Fährmann
  • 27Riether
  • 32Matip
  • 4Höwedes
  • 33NeustädterSubstituted forDi Santoat 75'minutes
  • 15Aogo
  • 19Sané
  • 8Goretzka
  • 23HøjbjergBooked at 82mins
  • 7MeyerSubstituted forReeseat 87'minutes
  • 25HuntelaarBooked at 61minsSubstituted forChoupo-Motingat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Friedrich
  • 3Paula Junior
  • 6Kolasinac
  • 9Di Santo
  • 13Choupo-Moting
  • 16Reese
  • 30Gspurning

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 21Lahm
  • 8Javi Martínez
  • 5BenatiaSubstituted forBoatengat 70'minutes
  • 27AlabaSubstituted forRafinhaat 83'minutes
  • 14Alonso
  • 10RobbenSubstituted forKimmichat 88'minutes
  • 25Müller
  • 23Vidal
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 9Lewandowski

Substitutes

  • 13Rafinha
  • 17Boateng
  • 20Rode
  • 26Ulreich
  • 28Badstuber
  • 29Coman
  • 32Kimmich
Referee:
Tobias Stieler
Attendance:
62,271

Match Stats

Home TeamSchalkeAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home5
Away24
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, FC Schalke 04 1, FC Bayern München 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Schalke 04 1, FC Bayern München 3.

Goal!

Goal! FC Schalke 04 1, FC Bayern München 3. Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Joshua Kimmich.

Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Xabi Alonso (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joel Matip (FC Schalke 04).

Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Arturo Vidal following a fast break.

Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

Dennis Aogo (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Joel Matip (FC Schalke 04) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Fabian Reese with a headed pass.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Joshua Kimmich replaces Arjen Robben.

Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

Benedikt Höwedes (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Fabian Reese replaces Max Meyer.

Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dennis Aogo (FC Schalke 04).

Foul by Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München).

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Rafinha replaces David Alaba because of an injury.

Booking

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (FC Schalke 04) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

David Alaba (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (FC Schalke 04).

Foul by Arturo Vidal (FC Bayern München).

Leon Goretzka (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Benedikt Höwedes.

Corner, FC Schalke 04. Conceded by Philipp Lahm.

Corner, FC Schalke 04. Conceded by Jérôme Boateng.

Attempt missed. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Franco Di Santo replaces Roman Neustädter.

Corner, FC Schalke 04. Conceded by David Alaba.

Foul by Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München).

Max Meyer (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Philipp Lahm.

Attempt saved. Philipp Lahm (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Arjen Robben.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Bayern München. Jérôme Boateng replaces Medhi Benatia.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting replaces Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Goal!

Goal! FC Schalke 04 1, FC Bayern München 2. Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Arjen Robben with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Thomas Müller with a headed pass.

Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Arjen Robben.

Foul by Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München).

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 21st November 2015

  • SchalkeFC Schalke 041Bayern MunichBayern Munich3
    FT
  • Köln1. FC Köln0MainzMainz 050
    FT
  • B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach2HannoverHannover 961
    FT
  • FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt1B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen3
    FT
  • WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg6Werder BremenWerder Bremen0
    FT
  • StuttgartVfB Stuttgart0AugsburgFC Augsburg4
    FT
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