The Bavarian giants secured an easy 7-0 home win to send a warning to their midweek Champions League rivals VillarrealBayern Munich routed Freiburg 7-0 with Mario Gomez bagging four, Frank Ribery netting a brace and Nils Petersen completing the scoring in injury-time.
in a tremendous performance from the hosts. The scoreline could and perhaps should have been greater if Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos and indeed Gomez finished guilt-edged chances.
But all that will be forgotten in the post-mortem of the game as Bayern were simply too good for the visitors. Bayern were three up by half-time with a brace from French International Frank Ribery and a Mario Gomez strike.
Bayern took the lead after only eight minutes with Toni Kroos setting up Gomez to finish after some good work from captain Bastian Schweinsteiger. Gomez then turned provider setting up Ribery to finish off a quick counter attack from the hosts.
Ribery added a brilliant third showing class,technique,pace and power to send the home fans wild in celebration. The Frenchman and Gomez combined again to deadly affect with the Frenchman setting up Gomez for his second of the game and Bayern's fourth. Gomez then fortuitously grabbed his hat-trick, the ball bouncing off his shin and into the net for 5-0.
Thomas Muller was then brought down in the box and Gomez slammed home the spot-kick for his fourth of the game. Nils Petersen completed the rout in injury time with his first ever goal for Bayern, volleying home a cross from Schweinsteiger.
It was Bayern's fourth straight win after opening the new season with a defeat. The victory also sends them top of the Bundesliga table ahead of their visit to Villarreal in the Champions League on Wednesday.
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