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Bayern Munich: Arjen Robben scores twice as leaders win

Arjen Robben scores for Bayern

Arjen Robben scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich extended their unbeaten league run to 39 games with victory over bottom-of-the-table Eintracht Braunschweig.

The Dutch winger headed in an early opener before getting the better of two defenders to add a second.

David Alaba produced a stunning goal line clearance to deny Braunschweig's Karim Bellarabi.

Bayern top the table with 38 points, four ahead of Bayer Leverkusen.

Victory never looked in doubt for Pep Guardiola's men, who were in control throughout.

They opened the scoring when Robben's first shot hit the post and the Netherlands international reacted quickly to head home the rebound.

Braunschweig, who did not manage a single shot on target inside the first 45 minutes, fell further behind when Robben got his second on the half-hour with a fine individual effort.

The former Chelsea player jinked in from the right and got the better of two defenders before firing in from 15 yards.

Simeon Jackson and Ermin Bicakcic failed to make the most of second-half chances for the visitors, who were denied what seemed a certain goal when Alaba acrobatically cleared Bellarabi's effort off the line.

Robben went close to completing his hat-trick with a free-kick that clipped the top of the crossbar.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Neuer
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 27Alaba
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 5van Buyten
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forMandzukicat 57'minutes
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 19Götze
  • 39Kroos
  • 10Robben

Substitutes

  • 9Mandzukic
  • 15Kirchhoff
  • 17Boateng
  • 22Starke
  • 26Contento
  • 34Höjbjerg
  • 37Green

Eintracht Braunschweig

Formation 4-3-2-1

  • 26Davari
  • 14Elabdellaoui
  • 15Theuerkauf
  • 17Kratz
  • 3Bicakcic
  • 8Dogan
  • 10Boland
  • 33CaligiuriSubstituted forOehrlat 79'minutes
  • 12Kumbela
  • 38Bellarabi
  • 18JacksonSubstituted forKorteat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Petkovic
  • 6Vrancic
  • 9Ademi
  • 20Oehrl
  • 21Washausen
  • 25Correia
  • 27Korte
Referee:
Tobias Stieler
Attendance:
71,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamEintracht Braunschweig
Possession
Home78%
Away22%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Bayern München 2, Eintracht Braunschweig 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 2, Eintracht Braunschweig 0.

  3. Post update

    Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Kratz (Eintracht Braunschweig).

  5. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Deniz Dogan.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Arjen Robben (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Daniel van Buyten (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Domi Kumbela (Eintracht Braunschweig).

  9. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Daniel Davari.

  10. Post update

    Rafinha (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Karim Bellarabi (Eintracht Braunschweig).

  12. Post update

    Mario Mandzukic (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Norman Theuerkauf (Eintracht Braunschweig).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Rafinha (FC Bayern München).

  15. Post update

    Karim Bellarabi (Eintracht Braunschweig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kevin Kratz (Eintracht Braunschweig) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Daniel van Buyten (FC Bayern München).

  18. Post update

    Gianluca Korte (Eintracht Braunschweig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Rafinha (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Norman Theuerkauf (Eintracht Braunschweig).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 30th November 2013

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