Bayern Munich extend lead to 7 points after routing Schalke 04


Berlin, Jan. 24, 2021 Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller were again in the goals as Bayern Munich beat bottom side Schalke 04 4-0 away on Sunday.

The win helped them to increase their advantage at the top of the Bundesliga to seven points.

RB Leipzig, in second, lost 3-2 at second-bottom Mainz on Saturday when third-placed Bayer Leverkusen also went down 1-0 to Wolfsburg to give Bayern Munich the chance to further pull away.

Mueller and Lewandowski struck either side of the break before late goals from Mueller and David Alaba added the gloss as the champions moved onto 42 points from 18 games.

They have scored 53 goals in the process.

Schalke 04 had their moments at 0-0 but sit on seven points, 10 points from absolute safety after just one win this term.

Hoffenheim host third-bottom Cologne in Sunday’s late game.

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