Bayern Demolish Hamburg as Wolfsburg Win Nine-goal Thriller

Bayern Demolish Hamburg as Wolfsburg Win Nine-goal Thriller

Saturday, February 14, 2015 6:28 pm

Arjen Robben and Thomas Müller each scored twice as a rampant Bayern Munich crushed Hamburg 8-0 while Bas Dost scored four times as Wolfsburg overcame Bayer Leverkusen 5-4 in another Bundesliga match on Saturday.

Bayern had returned from the winter break with a shock 4-1 loss at second placed Wolfsburg, but were back to their sublime best against a hapless Hamburg side that has fallen to heavy defeats in its last four trips to the Allianz Arena.

Bayern Munich: demolish Hamburg

Bayern Munich: demolish Hamburg

Müller put the Bavarians in front after 20 minutes from the penalty spot before Mario Götze added a second just two minutes later.

Robben then scored a goal either side of the break to have Pep Guardiola’s side 4-0 early in the second half; his second an exquisite curling effort which went in off the post after sailing over several Hamburg players.

Robert Lewandowski added got on the scoresheet with a simple tap-in before Müller got his second with a well struck long range effort.

Franck Ribery marked his return from a thigh injury with the seventh before Götze completed the rout late on with a fierce strike.

Wolfsburg however kept pace with Bayern at the top of the league, with Bas Dost scoring the winner for the visitors in a highly dramatic encounter at Leverkusen.

A Bas Dost brace either side of Naldo’s goal had put the Wolves 3-0 up by the half-hour mark the visitors looked to build on their win over Bayern.

Leverkusen however responded with goals either side of the hour mark from Emir Spahic and Heung-Min Son to reduce the deficit.

Dost however got his hattrick a minute after Son’s goal to give Wolfsburg a two-goal cushion with 25 minutes left to play.


Dost celebrates a goal at Leverkusen

But Leverkusen erased that lead in the space of seven minutes as Son – with his second – and Karim Bellarabi made scores 4-4 after 72 minutes.

It seemed Leverkusen had done just enough to earn a point from a thrilling encounter but Wolfsburg would have the last say through Dost who scored the winner three minutes into stoppage time.

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