THOMAS MULLER scored twice to succeed in his 100th Bundesliga objective and assist Bayern safe three level and prolong their lead on the high of the desk.
Robert Lewandowski additionally added a pair to close down struggling aspect Werder Bremen in a Four-2 victory over the guests.
It is the sixth consecutive sport by which Bayern has prolonged their lead on the high of the desk because the defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach – Jupp Heynckes’ solely blot in 17 video games throughout all competitions since he returned as coach.
Bayern moved 16 factors clear after 19 video games, although Schalke may scale back that to 14 with a win over Hannover in Sunday’s late sport.
Regardless of going through a relegation battle and conscious of the edges horrible file in Munich – Bayern have scored a minimum of 5 targets in every of Bremen’s final 5 visits – the visiting gamers confirmed they weren’t overawed.
Bremen made an excellent begin as Max Kruse struck the put up early on, and the guests duly went forward within the 25th minute when Kruse occasions his cross completely for Jerome Gondorf to squeeze the ball previous Sven Ulreich.
Thomas Delaney once more examined Ulreich from a distance only a minute later.
However Bayern struck again with their first actual probability minutes earlier than the break.
Muller managed Jerome Boateng’s cross on his chest together with his first contact and profited from defender Milos Veljkovic’s lack of stability as his very good volley flew previous the Bremen keeper.
Lewandowski, who had skipped Bayern’s earlier sport with a knee downside, was comparatively quiet within the first half however got here alive within the second half.
The scoring machine put the house aspect in entrance with a strong header from James Rodriguez’ nook with a half hour remaining.
His objective ensured the Poland worldwide has scored in each house sport within the Bundesliga for Bayern to this point this season.
An personal objective from Niklas Suele and sloppy defending gave Bremen renewed hope.
However two minutes later Lewandowski restored Bayern’s lead as he jumped to move Muller’s harmful cross straight previous Pavlenka.
Mueller then sealed it late together with his second of the sport off a ball excessive from James.