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Hannover 96 0-4 Bayern Munich

Thomas Muller heads in a goal as he sets Bayern Munich on their way to victory over Hannover 96

Bayern Munich made it 47 Bundesliga matches unbeaten as they saw off Hannover to go 19 points clear at the top of the league.

A bullet Thomas Muller header from Rafinha's right-wing cross put the visitors ahead after a low-key start.

Thiago Alcantara controlled a fantastic lofted Bastian Schweinsteiger ball before lashing in Bayern's second.

Muller slotted his second from inside the box before Mario Mandzukic headed home another Rafinha cross.

Hannover had started the better against a Bayern side who had won well at Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions league last-16 tie on Wednesday.

But the visitors responded with a clinical efficiency in front of goal to complete a 20th win in 22 matches and, in the process, pass 60 goals for the season.

Earlier on, struggling Eintracht Frankfurt and 10-man Werder Bremen, who had Felix Kroos sent off after 34 minutes, drew 0-0.

Both have 22 points and are three clear of Hamburg, who are 16th and in the relegation play-off spot.

Line-ups

Hannover

  • 1Zieler
  • 22Rajtoral
  • 18Pocognoli
  • 8Schmiedebach
  • 25Guedes Filho
  • 19Schulz
  • 10HusztiBooked at 26mins
  • 28StindlSubstituted forAndreasenat 68'minutes
  • 16Rudnevs
  • 39DioufBooked at 21minsSubstituted forSobiechat 78'minutes
  • 32BittencourtSubstituted forPribat 37'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Andreasen
  • 4H Sakai
  • 5Sané
  • 7Prib
  • 9Sobiech
  • 14Miller
  • 34Dierßen

Bayern Munich

  • 22Starke
  • 13Ferreira de SouzaBooked at 23mins
  • 27Alaba
  • 31SchweinsteigerSubstituted forPizarroat 72'minutes
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 17Boateng
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forRobbenat 62'minutes
  • 21Lahm
  • 9Mandzukic
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 19GötzeSubstituted forKroosat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Neuer
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 5van Buyten
  • 10Robben
  • 14Pizarro
  • 26Contento
  • 39Kroos
Referee:
Knut Kircher
Attendance:
49,000

Match Stats

Home TeamHannoverAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home29%
Away71%
Shots
Home8
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hannover 96 0, FC Bayern München 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hannover 96 0, FC Bayern München 4.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Claudio Pizarro (FC Bayern München).

  4. Post update

    Frantisek Rajtoral (Hannover 96) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Hannover 96. Conceded by Javi Martínez.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Artjoms Rudnevs (Hannover 96) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Artur Sobiech.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München).

  8. Post update

    Christian Schulz (Hannover 96) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Toni Kroos (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Frantisek Rajtoral (Hannover 96).

  11. Post update

    Corner, Hannover 96. Conceded by Tom Starke.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Christian Schulz (Hannover 96) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Hannover 96. Conceded by Mario Mandzukic.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Hannover 96. Conceded by Javi Martínez.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Hannover 96. Artur Sobiech replaces Mame Biram Diouf.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Szabolcs Huszti (Hannover 96).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München).

  19. Post update

    Mame Biram Diouf (Hannover 96) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Claudio Pizarro replaces Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 23rd February 2014

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