Bayern München win at the Allianz Arena, with a 4-1 victory

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Technical card:
Bayern München: Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, David Alaba, Jerome Boateng (Niklas Sule, min.87), Alphonso Davies, Serge Gnabry (Leroy Sane, min.69), Marc Roca (Jamal Musiala, min.69), Thomas Muller (Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, min.74), Joshua Kimmich, Kingsley Coman (Douglas Costa, min.74) and Robert Lewandowski
Hoffenheim: Oliver Baumann, Kasim Nuhu (Kevin Vogt, min.58), Havard Nordtveit, Stefan Posch, Mijat Gacinovic (Pavel Kaderabek, min.60), Sebastian Rudy, Diadie Samassekou (Florian Grillitsch, min.74), Christoph Baumgartner (Ishak Belfodil, min.74), Marco John, Andrej Kramaric and Ihlas Bebou (Munas Dabbur, min.81)
Stadium: the Allianz Arena
Goals: Jerome Boateng (1-0, min. 32), Thomas Muller (2-0, min. 43), Andrej Kramaric (2-1, min. 44), Robert Lewandowski (3-1, min. 57) and Serge Gnabry (4-1, min. 63)

Bayern enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Hoffenheim at the Allianz Arena on Saturday. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Bayern München were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning their previous two matches in the league. The most recent was against the Schalke 04 away (4-0), the other to FC Augsburg away (1-0) whilst Hoffenheim were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against FC Köln and Hertha BSC. As the table looks today, Bayern München and Hoffenheim sit 1st, (45 points) and 12th, (22 points), in the league respectively, after 19 matches.

Bayern München started the game well, with Jerome Boateng opening the rout, 32 minutes in. Later, Bayern München scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Thomas Muller to make it 2-0. However, Hoffenheim just before half-time pull-back via a Andrej Kramaric goal to see out the first half 2-1.

Bayern München continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Robert Lewandowski in minute 57. Later, Bayern München scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Serge Gnabry, 63 minutes in. The game ended with a 4-1 victory for Bayern München.

For Bayern, Jamal Musiala, Leroy Sane, Douglas Costa, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Niklas Sule came on for Kasim Nuhu, Mijat Gacinovic, Christoph Baumgartner, Diadie Samassekou and Ihlas Bebou, and Hoffenheim brought on Kevin Vogt, Pavel Kaderabek, Ishak Belfodil, Florian Grillitsch and Munas Dabbur for Kasim Nuhu, Mijat Gacinovic, Christoph Baumgartner, Diadie Samassekou and Ihlas Bebou.

The referee booked Marc Roca for Bayern München.

Bayern München will next play Hertha BSC away, with Hoffenheim facing Eintracht Frankfurt at home.

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