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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 Borussia Dortmund 18 +27 45
2 Bayern Munich 18 +20 39
3 Borussia Monchengladbach 18 +19 36
4 RB Leipzig 18 +13 31
5 Eintracht Frankfurt 18 +13 30
6 VfL Wolfsburg 18 +4 28
7 Hertha Berlin 18 +1 27
8 TSG Hoffenheim 18 +7 25
9 Werder Bremen 18 0 25
10 Bayer Leverkusen 18 -4 24
11 Mainz 18 -4 24
12 Schalke 04 18 -3 21
13 SC Freiburg 18 -6 21
14 Fortuna Düsseldorf 18 -13 21
15 FC Augsburg 18 -5 15
16 VfB Stuttgart 18 -24 14
17 Hannover 96 18 -19 11
18 Nurnberg 18 -26 11