BundesLiga results  -Lewandowski,hat-trick hero as Bayern crush Augsburg  in Bavarian derby; Dortmund held by Schalke 

​Hertha Berlin 1 – 3 Hoffenheim

Bayern Munich 6 – 0 Augsburg

Freiburg 2 – 5 Werder  Bremen

Hamburger SV 2 – 1 FC Cologne

RasenBallsport Leipzig 4 – 0 Darmstadt

Schalke 04 1 – 1 Borussia Dortmund

Eintracht Frankfurt 0 – 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach

  • Bayern Munich 6 – 0 Augsburg

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich thrashed Augsburg 6-0 to retain their 13-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Robert Lewandowski continued his red-hot form with a superb hat trick and added two assists for good measure, while Thomas Muller scored in either half and Thiago Alcantara was also on target in Bayern’s fifth successive league win.

They retained a 13-point cushion over second-placed Leipzig with eight games of the season remaining but this win suggests they are not taking anything for granted.

  • Schalke 04 1 – 1 Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring in the 150th Revierderby (Ruhr derby) against Schalke by producing a mask.

Aubameyang pounced for his 24th Bundesliga goal of the season after ex-Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa had burst forward.

Dortmund were denied a second goal when teenage forward Ousmane Dembele hit the post.

Schalke equalised after Thilo Kehrer finished into the bottom left corner.

Dortmund are fourth in the table, 16 points behind leaders Bayern Munich who thrashed Augsburg 6-0.

Schalke remain in mid-table.

  • RasenBallsport Leipzig 4 – 0 Darmstadt

RB Leipzig bounced back from three games without a win by consolidating second place with a 4-0 success against Darmstadt, who are now 14 points from safety.

Naby Keita hammered a volley inside the far post after Emil Forsberg’s initial effort was deflected to get the scoring underway, and Forsberg scored midway through the second half.

Quick-fire goals from Willi Orban and Keita again after Sandro Sirigu was sent off put the result beyond doubt.

Leipzig are four points ahead of third-placed Hoffenheim and five ahead of Dortmund in the last qualification spot for the Champions League.

  • Freiburg 2 – 5 Werder  Bremen

Werder Bremen took another giant step toward safety with a 5-2 win over Freiburg.

The victory was their fifth win in a six-game unbeaten run and sees them move three points clear of the relegation zone.

Max Kruse struck against the run of play against his first Bundesliga club to give Bremen an early lead and Thomas Delaney doubled the advantage just before half-time.

Freiburg coach Christian Streich responded with three changes at the break but Delaney grabbed his second, after being set up by Kruse, early in the second half.

Former Bremen striker Nils Petersen pulled one back on the rebound after Felix Wiedwald saved his penalty, before Fin Bartels sealed it with his heel with some 20 minutes remaining.

Vincenzo Grifo scored Freiburg’s second before Delaney completed his hat trick.

  • Hamburger SV 2 – 1 FC Cologne

Hamburg also scored a big win in their battle against the drop as they saw off Cologne 2-1.

Lewis Holtby’s late winner dragged Hamburg out of the relegation zone to 13th, a point clear of Augsburg.

Bobby Wood set up Nicolai Mueller to get the home side off to a good start but Milos Jojic equalised for Cologne minutes later.

Cologne keeper Timo Horn made two huge saves before Holtby scored what could be a vital goal for Hamburg’s survival.

  • Eintracht Frankfurt 0 – 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach

Mexico international Marco Fabian missed a penalty as Eintracht Frankfurt had to settle for 0-0 against Borussia Moenchengladbach in the late game.

Gladbach midfielder Tobias Strobl earned his second yellow card as his side remained 10th, just four points above the relegation zone.

  • ​Hertha Berlin 1 – 3 Hoffenheim

Earlier, on Friday, Ten-man Hertha Berlin fell to a home defeat for only the second time in the Bundesliga this season following a 3-1 loss against Hoffenheim as their hunt for Champions League football next season took a major setback.

Hertha took the lead after 32 minutes when a swift counter attack started by Salomon Kalou saw the Ivorian set up Alexander Esswein but he sliced the ball straight into the path of Peter Pekarik and the full-back drilled it home at the near post for his first league goal.

Hoffenheim were level six minutes later when defender Max Mittelstadt was adjudged to have handled in the area and Andrej Kramaric coolly slotted home.

The hosts were reduced to to 10 men after Mittelstadt was dismissed for his second yellow card following a late challenge on Nadiem Amiri with over half an hour of the match still remaining, and Hoffenheim took full advantage.

Central defender Niklas Sule hit a 30-yard wonder strike off the underside of the crossbar to put the visitors ahead after 76 minutes before Kramaric grabbed his second late on to seal the win.

The victory moved Hoffenheim up to third in the table with Hertha staying in fifth place, six points off the final Champions League spot.


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