Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of Bundesliga with ten points following their 5-0 win against bottom placed side Fortuna Dusseldorf.
An own goal by Mathias Jorgensen in the 15th minute and two more goals from Benjamin Pavard and Robert Lewandoski saw Bayern Muncih go in the half time break with a comfortable 3-0 lead.
Lewandoski added the fourth and second for the evening taking his goal tally to 43 in a ll competitions this season.
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An individual effort from youngster Alphonso Davies closed the five goal thriller in the 52nd minute cementing the Bundesliga champions stay at the top.
Rivals Borussia Dortmund will pray for a special occurrence to happen so as to overtake them as they look forward to cut down the difference by seven when they face Paderborn on Sunday.
Jorgensen sent to the ball to the back of his net when he attempted to clear Pavard’s attempt which was heading wide.
In the 29th minute Pavard made it two when a cross from Kimmich was headed past Dusseldorf’s keeper.
Thomas Muller extended his assists when his pass was the third goal for the champions as Lewandoski was once again on the books.
It was the fourth straight record for the Bundesliga leaders since the league resumed this month winning a goal to nil last week against rival Dortmund.