German Bundesliga Latest: Bayern Extend Lead With Augsburg Thrashing

Champions Bayern Munich have extended their lead at the top of the table to six points following the dominant win they recorded against Augsburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

In-form Polish striker Robert Lewandowski scored a brace to add to Arturo Vidal’s opener for a comprehensive 3-0 victory over the visitors thus maintaining the 100% record club manager Jupp Heynckes has since he took charge of his third spell at the club.

The win takes Bayern six points clear after nearest challengers RB Leipzig could only muster a 2-2 draw at 10- man Bayer Leverkusen. Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg scored for the away side.

Matchday 12 Results:

Mainz 05 1-0 Cologne

Bayer Leverkusen 2-2 RB Leipzig

Bayern Munich 3-0 Augsburg

TSG Hoffenheim 1-1 Eintracht Frankfurt

Hertha Berlin 2-4 Borussia Moenchengladbach

VFL Wolfsburg 3-1 Freiburg

Mainz 05 1-0 FC Cologne


Standings (Top 4):

1. Bayern Munich 29 points

2. RB Leipzig 23 points

3. Borussia Moenchengladbach 21 points

4. Borussia Dortmund 20 points