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A couple of veterans rolled the years back for Bayern Munich last night

Carlo Ancelotti’s side reclaimed top spot in the league thanks to Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.

AFTER BORUSSIA DORTMUND made it 17 goals in their last three games against Wolfsburg on Tuesday, it was up to Bayern to respond last night.

They faced Hertha Berlin knowing a win would take them back to the top of the Bundesliga table.

With Hertha the only other side to have racked up maximum points so far, it seemed set to be a difficult assignment.

But Bayern had two veteran players who stepped up and delivered. 

Franck Ribery opened the scoring after 16 minutes when he conjured some superb footwork in the area before tucking the ball under Rune Jarstein.


Thiago Alcantara made it 2-0 on 68 minutes before Arjen Robben sealed the victory with his first goal since March in what was his first appearance of the season after being out for a while due to a troublesome groin injury.


And it was a trademark finish from the Dutchman – arcing his left-foot strike to the far corner.

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