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Bayern Munich 3-1 Hannover

Kingsley Coman
Kingsley Coman (l) put Bayern ahead and then won a late penalty

Bayern Munich went six points clear at the top of the Bundesliga by beating Hannover.

Arturo Vidal headed them into the lead and Robert Lewandowski had a goal ruled out for offside after a video replay.

Moments later, Hannover's Niclas Fuellkrug converted a penalty but it had to be retaken because of encroachment, and Sven Ulrich saved it.

Charlison Benschop did equalise, but Kingsley Coman put Bayern ahead again with a powerful effort from a tight angle. Lewandowski scored a late penalty, his 19th club goal of the season.

Bayern's title hopes were boosted as second-placed RB Leipzig were thrashed 4-0 at Hoffenheim. Former Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry scored twice, including a spectacular 45-yard lob.

Serge Gnabry
Serge Gnabry scored a potential goal of the season against RB Leipzig

Andriy Yarmolenko scored the equaliser as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to draw 1-1 at Bayer Leverkusen, who had taken the lead through Kevin Volland before Wendell's red card.

Dortmund, who have not won in six league games, lost Maximilian Philipp to injury.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-3-3

  • 26UlreichBooked at 26mins
  • 32Kimmich
  • 17Boateng
  • 5Hummels
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 11Rodríguez
  • 8Martínez AguinagaSubstituted forTolissoat 58'minutes
  • 23Vidal
  • 25MüllerBooked at 59minsSubstituted forAlabaat 81'minutes
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 29ComanSubstituted forRibéryat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Süle
  • 7Ribéry
  • 19Rudy
  • 22Starke
  • 24Tolisso
  • 27Alaba
  • 34Friedl

Hannover

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 1Tschauner
  • 25SorgSubstituted forAlbornozat 80'minutes
  • 20Sané
  • 31Anton
  • 4KorbBooked at 45mins
  • 8SchmiedebachSubstituted forFossumat 45'minutes
  • 6BakalorzBooked at 33mins
  • 22Ostrzolek
  • 35BenschopSubstituted forHarnikat 68'minutes
  • 11Klaus
  • 24Füllkrug

Substitutes

  • 3Albornoz
  • 10Maier
  • 14Harnik
  • 18Fossum
  • 19Hübner
  • 23Esser
  • 26Karaman
Referee:
Guido Winkmann
Attendance:
75,000

Match Stats

Home TeamBayern MunichAway TeamHannover
Possession
Home70%
Away30%
Shots
Home29
Away8
Shots on Target
Home12
Away4
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Bayern München 3, Hannover 96 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 3, Hannover 96 1.

  3. Post update

    Offside, FC Bayern München. Sven Ulreich tries a through ball, but James Rodríguez is caught offside.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Franck Ribéry replaces Kingsley Coman.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Miiko Albornoz (Hannover 96) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Felix Klaus with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Hannover 96. Conceded by Arturo Vidal.

  7. Post update

    Video Review: Penalty Kick. Referee decision on field stands.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! FC Bayern München 3, Hannover 96 1. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  9. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  10. Post update

    Delay in match (FC Bayern München). Video Review.

  11. Post update

    Penalty FC Bayern München. Kingsley Coman draws a foul in the penalty area.

  12. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Martin Harnik (Hannover 96) after a foul in the penalty area.

  13. Post update

    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Waldemar Anton.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Rafinha (FC Bayern München).

  15. Post update

    Niclas Füllkrug (Hannover 96) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Kingsley Coman (FC Bayern München).

  17. Post update

    Marvin Bakalorz (Hannover 96) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Martin Harnik (Hannover 96).

  20. Post update

    Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 2nd December 2017

  • Bayern MunichBayern Munich3HannoverHannover 961
  • MainzMainz 051AugsburgFC Augsburg3
  • B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen1B DortmundBorussia Dortmund1
  • Werder BremenWerder Bremen1StuttgartVfB Stuttgart0
  • Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim4RB LeipzigRB Leipzig0
  • SchalkeFC Schalke 042Köln1. FC Köln2

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich14102234112332
2RB Leipzig148242219326
3Schalke147432216625
4B Mgladbach137332322124
5Hoffenheim146532518723
6B Dortmund1464434211322
7Augsburg146442116522
8B Leverkusen145632719821
9Frankfurt135441413119
10Hannover145451719-219
11Hertha Berlin134541819-117
12Stuttgart145271317-417
13Mainz144371522-715
14Wolfsburg132831719-214
15Hamburg144281320-714
16Freiburg14266925-1612
17Werder Bremen14257916-711
18Köln140311627-213
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