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2017/2018 German Bundesliga
  • Thomas Müller (57')
  • Robert Lewandowski (73')
  • Sebastian Rudy (89')

Bayern Munich ease past Hannover with second half treble

Bayern Munich warmed up for Real Madrid's visit in the semifinals of the Champions League on Wednesday with a comfortable 3-0 win in Hannover.

Substitutes Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski scored in the second half, with Lewandowski taking his Bundesliga-leading tally to 28. Sebastian Rudy completed the scoring late.

Having wrapped up their sixth consecutive Bundesliga title two weeks ago and with one eye on the Champions League, coach Jupp Heynckes rotated his squad and handed a league debut to Lars Lukas, an 18-year-old defender.

Mats Hummels, Javi Martinez, Joshua Kimmich, Franck Ribery, Mueller and Lewandowski all started on the bench and David Alaba was left out of the squad.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Borussia Monchengladbach 11 +13 25
2 RB Leipzig 11 +17 21
3 Bayern Munich 11 +13 21
4 SC Freiburg 11 +8 21
5 TSG Hoffenheim 11 +2 20
6 Borussia Dortmund 11 +8 19
7 Schalke 04 11 +6 19
8 Bayer Leverkusen 11 +2 18
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 11 +5 17
10 VfL Wolfsburg 11 +1 17
11 FC Union Berlin 11 -4 13
12 Hertha Berlin 11 -4 11
13 Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 -4 11
14 Werder Bremen 11 -6 11
15 FC Augsburg 11 -11 10
16 Mainz 11 -18 9
17 FC Cologne 11 -13 7
18 SC Paderborn 07 11 -15 4