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Rampant Bayern Munich hammer five past Borussia Dortmund in first half

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Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller
Modified 01 Apr 2018, 00:07 IST

Bayern Munich dismantled Borussia Dortmund with an incredible five-goal first-half showing at Allianz Arena in Der Klassiker.

Having gone ahead through Robert Lewandowski's fifth-minute strike, Bayern soon had their second when James Rodriguez slammed home from close range - moments after Franck Ribery had seen a goal ruled out for offside.

With an assist already to his name, Thomas Muller got on the scoresheet in the 23rd minute when he rounded off a sublime counter-attack.

Dortmund looked to have withstood the worse of the Bayern storm, only for Ribery to bundle in a fourth on 44 minutes as he got a touch to Lewandowski's effort.

— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) March 31, 2018

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And Bayern were not done there, Ribery doubling his tally in stoppage time with a wonderful finish, piling further humiliation on Peter Stoger's side.

Ouch. Our poor keyboard. 5-star #FCBayern at HALF time #FCBBVB 5-0
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) March 31, 2018

<script> </script> The first-half collapse represents the first time since 1978 that Dortmund have conceded five times in the first half of a league match.

Published 31 Mar 2018, 23:12 IST
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