Bayern warms up for Real Madrid with dominant win over Dortmund

Bayern warms up for Real Madrid with dominant win over Dortmund

Bayern warms up for Real Madrid with dominant win over Dortmund

Xabi Alonso dismissed suggestions experience was the deciding factor as Bayern Munich routed Borussia Dortmund 4-1 in Der Klassiker.

Fourth-placed Dortmund, who are 18 points behind Bayern, were second best throughout as Bayern turned on the style in front of their own fans.

Ribery, 34 on Friday, and 33-year-old Robben were rolling back the years on the Bayern wings and it was the former who was again involved as Carlo Ancelotti's men doubled their advantage in the 10th minute. Find out by following our live matchcast.

Next up for Bayern is the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid on Wednesday.

Seven matches remain for Bayern and Dortmund this season in the league and despite the battle between these German giants being a top-of-the-table clash for the past few seasons, the 2016-17 German league season has thrown up quite a few surprises.

Poland striker Lewandowski whipped a free kick past Roman Buerki six minutes later but Raphael Guerreiro's missile in the 20th gave the visitors hope. Arturo Vidal's botched clearance went straight to Guerreiro and he hammered the ball to the top left corner.

Hunt sealed the three points for Hamburg after Bobby Wood broke the offside trap before squaring to the Germany global to tap in and end Hoffenheim's seven-match unbeaten run.

After beating Bayern on Tuesday, Hoffenheim stumbled against Hamburg.

"We would have been happy with a point, but it was very impressive how the team showed the will to win in added time", said RB coach Ralph Hasenhuettl.

Andrej Kramaric, scorer of the only goal in the midweek win over Bayern, got Hoffenheim's goal from the penalty spot.

But American forward Bobby Wood crossed for Hunt to score Hamburg's victor with a quarter-hour remaining, lifting the side four points clear of the relegation zone after its fourth straight win at home.

After extending his contract to 2022, Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn had to pick the ball out of his net after only 13 minutes.

Only goal difference was keeping Mainz out of the relegation zone, though that could change Sunday when Augsburg, which also has 29 points, visits Hertha Berlin.

Swedish playmaker Emil Forsberg put in the cross - his 16th assist of the season - for Denmark's Poulsen, who had just come off the bench, to slot home for the dramatic victor.

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