German League leaders Bayern Munich strongly displayed that they are the Bundesliga‘s strongest side this season with an impressive 9-2 win over Hamburg.
It’s another step towards winning back their Bundesliga title having lost it to Borussia Dortmund last season. Claudio Pizarro, not even considered as their first or second choice striker, scored four goals as they tore apart their opponents featuring other European stars such as Rafael Van Der Vaart and Rene Adler.
Bayern’s relentless efforts would have been rewarded with confirmation of the title had Borussia Dortmund not won vs Stuttgart, but they denied Bayern that chance with a 2-1 win.
It’s a similar situation in Germany as it is in Spain and England, with the league leaders all far and a way on course for the respective trophies.
The Germans, Bayern, are aiming for European glory as well as domestic domination so it comes as little surprise that they rested their key figures such as David Alaba, Thomas Muller, Franck Ribery, Mario Gomez and Mario Mandzukic with their Champions League quarter final first leg vs Juventus next up on Tuesday.
But what is more of a surprise is that they were able to dominate such a decent side despite the changes. It is again easy to make comparisons to the other top European Leagues; Manchester United and Barcelona frequently alternate their line-ups but still find an ease in finding positive results.
The result as a matter of fact is the first time since 2006 that 11 goals have been scored, with Schalke beating Bayern Leverkusen 7-4.