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Allianz Arena (ATT 71,000) 9th November 2013 - Kick off 14:30 Ref: P Gagelmann

Bay Munich Bayern Munich vs FC Augsburg FC Augsburg

Bay Munich 3

J Boateng (4)
F Ribery (42)
T Muller (pen 90+5)


Easy win for Bayern

Last Updated: 09/11/13 4:38pm

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Bayern's Franck Ribery and Mario Gotze celebrate

Bayern's Franck Ribery and Mario Gotze celebrate

Bayern Munich set a new record of 37 games unbeaten with a comfortable 3-0 win over Augsburg.

Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery and Thomas Muller grabbed the goals for the defending champions, who also extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to four points over Borussia Dortmund, their next opponents in a fortnight's time, after the Westphalians lost to Wolfsburg.

Augsburg were rarely in the game and, given the difference in quality between the two sides, they will not be looking forward to meeting Bayern again in the DFB-Pokal next month.

Bayern made Marwin Hitz aware of what was to come in the fourth minute when he was forced to race from his goal to deny Mario Mandzukic, lifting himself back up to push the follow-up shot behind for a corner.

The danger was not over there, though, and from the corner, Boateng found room at the far post to turn and sweep the ball high into the roof of the net on the turn.

Augsburg had to come out of their shells and they enjoyed a brief spell of pressure, culminating in Tobias Werner sending a shot over the bar.

However, they rarely looked as dangerous as Bayern did each time they attacked with Mandzukic and Ribery both missing chances.

Three minutes before the break, Bayern doubled their lead through Ribery.

The Frenchman stepped up for a free-kick from just outside the penalty area and rifled a shot past the wall, which seemed to have been placed badly, and into the top right-hand corner of Hitz's goal.

Bayern's domination continued in the second half, but they had to wait until deep into stoppage time before scoring a third.

A generous penalty decision for handball allowed Muller to score from the spot, placing the ball coolly into the bottom left-hand corner.

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German Bundesliga

German Bundesliga
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bayern Munich 23 58
2 Wolfsburg 22 47
3 Borussia Monchengladbach 22 37
4 Schalke 22 35
5 FC Augsburg 22 35
6 Bayer Leverkusen 22 33
7 Hoffenheim 22 30
8 Werder Bremen 22 30
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 22 28
10 Hannover 96 22 26
11 Mainz 22 25
12 Borussia Dortmund 22 25
13 Cologne 23 25
14 Hamburg 22 24
15 SC Paderborn 07 22 23
16 SC Freiburg 22 22
17 Hertha Berlin 22 21
18 Stuttgart 22 18