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Bayern Munich 5-1 1. FC Union Berlin (Apr 20, 2024) Sport Evaluation

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Bayern Munich‘s Thomas Müller scored twice on his four-hundredth Bundesliga begin and Harry Kane bagged his thirty third league objective of the season in a 5-1 victory at Union Berlin on Saturday.

Leon Goretzka and 18-year-old Mathys Tel had been additionally on the right track as coach Thomas Tuchel capped a profitable week with a Champions League semifinal place and a cushty win on the highway.

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Second-placed Bayern ceded the title to Bayer Leverkusen final week however have moved to 66 factors from 30 matches, three factors away from VfB Stuttgart who go to Werder Bremen on Sunday.

“We’re happy. It has been an ideal week for us,” Tuchel mentioned. “Coming right here and profitable like this actually wasn’t a given, so effectively completed to the lads. It was a crew efficiency in a tricky sport.”

Bayern led on the half-hour when Tel’s cross into the field was left by Müller and Goretzka thumped in a shot off the underside of the bar towards relegation-threatened Union.

Kane scored the second with a 30-metre free-kick and it was extra of the identical within the second half as Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s cross was rifled into the web by Müller.

Teenager Tel completed from Kane’s cross simply previous the hour mark earlier than a rampant Bayern added a fifth via Müller. Yorbe Vertessen scored a late comfort for the house facet who’re three factors above the relegation playoff spot.

RB Leipzig moved three factors clear within the fourth Champions League qualifying place with a 2-1 win at Heidenheim, although they’ve performed a sport greater than fifth-placed Borussia Dortmund, who host champions Leverkusen on Sunday.

Lois Openda’s twenty third objective of the marketing campaign 5 minutes from the tip secured the win for Leipzig.

Backside facet Darmstadt ended a 22-game winless streak as they secured a 2-0 away victory at second-bottom Cologne.

Christoph Klarer and Oscar Vilhelmsson scored second half objectives to depart Darmstadt 9 factors off the relegation playoff place with 4 video games left.

Jonas Wind’s first Bundesliga objective since November secured a 1-0 victory for Wolfsburg over Bochum to maneuver his facet 5 factors away from the relegation playoff spot.

Robin Hack received a hat trick for Borussia Monchengladbach however nonetheless ended up on the dropping facet as Hoffenheim edged a seven-goal thriller 4-3 after Anton Stach scored an added-time winner.