German Bundesliga
Wolfsburg1Bayern Munich6

VfL Wolfsburg 1-6 Bayern Munich

Wolfsburg 1-6 Bayern Munich

Unbeaten leaders Bayern Munich battled back from behind to thrash Wolfsburg in a record 16th straight Bundesliga win.

Bayern trailed when Wolfsburg defender Naldo clipped in before Xherdan Shaqiri equalised from close range.

And the European champions ran riot after the break with five goals in a devastating 17-minute spell.

Germany forward Thomas Muller and ex-Wolfsburg striker Mario Mandzukic each scored a brace, with Franck Ribery adding another for the title holders.

After an even first half, it turned into a comfortable visit to fifth-placed Wolfsburg as Pep Guardiola's men set a new Bundesliga record for consecutive victories.

They also extended their unbeaten league run to 49 matches, which dates back to October 2012.

Bayern, who won the German league, cup and Champions League treble last season, are now 23 points ahead of nearest rivals Borussia Dortmund with 10 games left to play.

They are aiming clinch the title in record time after setting a new best with six games to go last season. Guardiola's side could be crowned Bundesliga champions for the 23rd time by the end of the month.

Now Bayern turn their attentions to the Champions League as they entertain last-16 opponents Arsenal on Tuesday with a 2-0 lead from the first leg.

Line-ups

Wolfsburg

  • 1Benaglio
  • 2Ochs
  • 34Rodriguez
  • 6MedojevicBooked at 58mins
  • 25Naldo
  • 31Knoche
  • 9Perisic
  • 27ArnoldSubstituted forPolákat 78'minutes
  • 12Dost
  • 14De BruyneSubstituted forMalanda-Adjeat 85'minutes
  • 7CaligiuriSubstituted forSchäferat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Schäfer
  • 5Klose
  • 11Olic
  • 19Malanda-Adje
  • 20Grün
  • 29Polák
  • 30Kutschke

Bayern Munich

  • 1Neuer
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 27Alaba
  • 39KroosSubstituted forMandzukicat 57'minutes
  • 17Boateng
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 10Robben
  • 21LahmSubstituted forMartínez Aguinagaat 67'minutes
  • 25Müller
  • 11ShaqiriSubstituted forThiago Alcántaraat 56'minutes
  • 7Ribéry

Substitutes

  • 5van Buyten
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 9Mandzukic
  • 14Pizarro
  • 22Starke
  • 31Schweinsteiger
Referee:
Tobias Welz
Attendance:
30,000

Match Stats

Home TeamWolfsburgAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home32%
Away68%
Shots
Home12
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away12
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, VfL Wolfsburg 1, FC Bayern München 6.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, VfL Wolfsburg 1, FC Bayern München 6.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Junior Malanda (VfL Wolfsburg).

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Junior Malanda replaces Kevin De Bruyne.

  7. Post update

    Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Slobodan Medojevic (VfL Wolfsburg).

  9. Goal!

    Goal! VfL Wolfsburg 1, FC Bayern München 6. Mario Mandzukic (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Thomas Müller.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Marcel Schäfer replaces Daniel Caligiuri.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Jan Polák replaces Maximilian Arnold.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! VfL Wolfsburg 1, FC Bayern München 5. Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Arjen Robben with a cross.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Daniel Caligiuri (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Kevin De Bruyne with a headed pass.

  14. Post update

    Hand ball by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kevin De Bruyne (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Robin Knoche.

  16. Post update

    Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Caligiuri (VfL Wolfsburg).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München).

  19. Post update

    Patrick Ochs (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 8th March 2014

  • WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg1Bayern MunichBayern Munich6
  • B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach1AugsburgFC Augsburg2
  • SchalkeFC Schalke 044Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim0
  • HamburgHamburg SV1FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt1
  • HannoverHannover 961B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen1
  • StuttgartVfB Stuttgart2Eintracht BraunschweigEintracht Braunschweig2
  • Nuremberg1. FC Nuremberg0Werder BremenWerder Bremen2

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