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Bayern Munich had 700+ completed passes, 35 shots against Viktoria Plzen

Pep Guardiola’s passing game was on show as Munich thumped Plzen 5-0.

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THE NUMBERS TELL the tale of Bayern Munich’s dominance against Viktoria Plzen tonight.

A whopping 706 completed passes (to Plzen’s 154), 76% possession (to 24%), 35 shots on goal (to just one)… oh, and five goals.

Franck Ribery got a goal in either half and David Alaba, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Mario Gotze added one apiece for Pep Guardiola’s side in an easy 5-0 win.

Bayern top Group D on nine points, three clear of Manchester City who had a 2-1 win against CSKA Moscow earlier this evening.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores ANOTHER backheel goal in first-half hat-trick

GIF: Benfica v Olympiacos was played on a swimming pool tonight

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