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Bayern thrash Dortmund in Bundesliga title clash



German champions Bayern Munich showed no mercy on their title rivals as they thrashed Dortmund 5-0 in a Bundesliga tabletop clash.

Dortmund, who were two points clear heading into this match, were shell-shocked following a ruthless first-half display from the hosts.

Goals from Robert Lewandowski, Mats Hummels, Serge Gnabry and Javi Martinez gave Bayern a 4-0 lead at half-time.

Lewandowski then completed the rout in the 89th minute to seal a 5-0 victory.

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Only Gerd Muller (234 games) has scored 200 goals in the Bundesliga quicker than Robert Lewandowski (284 games)

With six games left, Bayern, whoare chasing a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title, now sit at the top of the table.

It is worthy of note that Dortmund were nine points clear at the top by the start of December last year.

Bayern are aiming to win a 29th league title and could add the German Cup after reaching the semi-finals with a victory over second-division side Heidenheim.

The champions face Freiburg next as the race to the title continues.

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