Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund scored three times in seven minutes to demolish lowly Hannover 96 5-1 on Saturday and move nine points clear at the top of the table.
Dortmund captain Marco Reus hit the post and Raphael Guerreiro also went close in the first half before Achraf Hakimi thundered in to give the hosts the lead in the 24th minute.
The Morocco international set up Reus for his 12th league goal of the season in the 60th minute before Dortmund turned on the afterburners, scoring twice...
Bayern Munich demolished hosts Hanover 96 4-0 on Saturday to make it three league wins in a row for the rejuvenated champions while moving them to within six points of leaders Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern, who took the lead with a Joshua Kimmich goal after only 62 seconds, oozed new-found confidence as they rode roughshod over the hosts.
They fired 13 shots on goal compared to their opponents' single effort in the first half and David Alaba doubled their lead with a 29th-minute missile from 20 metres.
BERLIN, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Borussia Moenchengladbach cruised to a 4-1 win over Hanover 96 on Sunday thanks to their prolific attack as they secured a fifth win in the last six matches to tighten their hold on second place in the Bundesliga. First half goals by Thorgan Hazard and Michael Lang cancelled out Bobby Wood's shock lead for Hanover after 22 seconds.
Captain Lars Stindl scored against his former club in the 58th to give the hosts a two-goal cushion as they remained unbeaten at home this season.