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Bayern Munich 5-1 Schalke

Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben's hat-trick helped Bayern Munich thrash 10-man Schalke and extend their Bundesliga lead to 20 points, a league record after 23 games.

David Alaba opened the scoring in the third minute before Netherlands forward Robben chipped in his first goal.

Mario Mandzukic's header made it 3-0 and Robben's angled drive put Bayern 4-0 ahead within the first 30 minutes.

Bayern's Rafinha put through his own net but Robben scored a penalty as Kyriakos Papadopoulos was sent off.

The victory extended Bayern's record unbeaten league run to 48 matches, dating back to October 2012, and earned their 15th straight league victory.

The defending Bundesliga and European champions entertain Arsenal on 11 March with a 2-0 lead from the first leg in their Champions League last-16 first leg tie.

Having been hammered 6-1 at home by Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid on Wednesday in the Champions League last 16, Schalke were again put to the sword as Bayern cruised to victory.

With just three minutes gone, left-back Alaba netted a free-kick, then Robben scored either side of Mandzukic's headed goal from a superb Alaba cross to make it 4-0 at the break.

Schalke were gifted a goal when Jefferson Farfan's corner was turned into his own net by Munich right-back Rafinha with 25 minutes left.

To compound Schalke's misery at Munich's Allianz Arena, Greece centre-back Papadopoulos was shown a straight red card for bringing down Mandzukic in the area.

His foul allowed Robben to wrap up his hat-trick with a 77th-minute penalty.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 27Alaba
  • 31SchweinsteigerSubstituted forHöjbjergat 77'minutes
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 10RobbenSubstituted forContentoat 84'minutes
  • 19GötzeSubstituted forPizarroat 70'minutes
  • 9Mandzukic
  • 39Kroos
  • 6Thiago AlcántaraBooked at 42mins

Substitutes

  • 5van Buyten
  • 14Pizarro
  • 17Boateng
  • 21Lahm
  • 22Starke
  • 26Contento
  • 34Höjbjerg

Schalke

  • 1Fährmann
  • 4Höwedes
  • 6Kolasinac
  • 33Neustädter
  • 14PapadopoulosBooked at 76mins
  • 32Matip
  • 9Boateng
  • 8GoretzkaSubstituted forFuchsat 28'minutes
  • 25Huntelaar
  • 17Farfán
  • 10DraxlerSubstituted forHooglandat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Hoogland
  • 7Meyer
  • 19Obasi
  • 23Fuchs
  • 24Ayhan
  • 28Szalai
  • 34Hildebrand
Referee:
Dr. Jochen Drees
Attendance:
71,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamSchalke
Possession
Home76%
Away24%
Shots
Home22
Away10
Shots on Target
Home12
Away4
Corners
Home14
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Bayern München 5, FC Schalke 04 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 5, FC Schalke 04 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Joel Matip (FC Schalke 04) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Fuchs.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Toni Kroos (FC Bayern München).

  5. Post update

    Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Alaba (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  7. Post update

    Mario Mandzukic (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Joel Matip (FC Schalke 04).

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (FC Schalke 04) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jefferson Farfán.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mario Mandzukic (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rafinha with a cross.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Diego Contento replaces Arjen Robben.

  12. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Joel Matip.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Toni Kroos.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Toni Kroos (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Thiago Alcántara with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Roman Neustädter.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Toni Kroos (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Thiago Alcántara with a cross.

  17. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Tim Hoogland.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Tim Hoogland replaces Julian Draxler.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! FC Bayern München 5, FC Schalke 04 1. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg replaces Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 1st March 2014

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