Bayern stroll to victory over rivals Dortmund

Bundesliga hot-shots face off in Germany's 'Klassiker'

Lewandowski netted twice in Bayern's 4-1 Bundesliga win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, but was forced off with 18 minutes left on the clock after a foul from Roman Burki.

One area of concern for the Bavarians is their level of motivation, which was lacking in the loss to Hoffenheim.

Borussia Dortmund are yet to lose in three straight Bundesliga ties, and during midweek they cruised to a 3-0 win over Hamburger SV. Hunt fired in a wonderful free-kick to put the hosts in front after 25 minutes but Hoffenheim quickly restored parity from the penalty spot after Ermin Bicakcic was upended by Matthias Ostrzolek, which Andrej Kramaric converted for his 12th goal of the season. Indeed it may turn out to prove more of a nuisance for fourth-placed Dortmund, who are a point behind Julian Nagelsmann's side as they chance a top-three spot needed for guaranteed entry to next season's Champions League group stage. Bayern backup Sven Ulreich dove to his right with just his left hand outstretched.

With Ancelotti set to rest some key players ahead of Bayern's Champions League clash against Real Madrid, he will want to make sure his side don't face Real Madrid on Wednesday off the back of successive losses. In the second half, Robert Lewandowski was stopped twice by Hoffenheim keeper Oliver Baumann.

Poland striker Lewandowski doubled their lead, whipping in a free kick past Oliver Buerki six minutes later but a missile from Raphael Guerreiro in the 20th gave the visitors hope.

Both forward Thomas Muller and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer are ruled out of the match owing to injuries, and it remains to be seen if Dortmund, who boasts off an attacking firepower in the form of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, can inflict any damage on the hosts' defence. The former Dortmund star will look to overtake his former teammate on Saturday. Though it's now surely too late for them to catch Bayern, Thomas Tuchel will still be eyeing second place. Live streaming is available on Fox Sports Go, which you can access with your cable or satellite, either online or through their app.

The two sides will also meet in the German Cup semi-final on April 26.

Robben could have had a hat-trick in the first half but he finally had his goal in the opening minutes of the second period.

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