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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 Bayern Munich 23 +35 52
2 RB Leipzig 23 +23 50
3 VfL Wolfsburg 23 +18 45
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 23 +14 42
5 Borussia Dortmund 23 +17 39
6 Bayer Leverkusen 23 +15 37
7 FC Union Berlin 23 +10 34
8 SC Freiburg 23 +2 34
9 Borussia Monchengladbach 23 +4 33
10 VfB Stuttgart 23 +8 32
11 TSG Hoffenheim 23 -3 27
12 Werder Bremen 22 -6 26
13 FC Augsburg 23 -12 26
14 FC Cologne 23 -20 21
15 Hertha Berlin 23 -16 18
16 Arminia Bielefeld 22 -23 18
17 Mainz 23 -21 17
18 Schalke 04 23 -45 9