Bayern Munich gets back in win column in Bundesliga
Bavarians hammers Bremen 6-1 at home after two consecutive defeats; Borussia Dortmund beat Mainz 4-0 away
Bayern Munich toppled Werder Bremen 6-1 on Saturday in week 15 of Germany's Bundesliga.
Brasilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick with goals in the 45, 63 and 78 minutes of the match at Allianz Arena in Munich.
The German giants added goals by Polish forward Robert Lewandowski, who scored twice in the 49 and 72 minutes. And Thomas Muller added one more in the minute 75.
Werder Bremen's only goal was scored by Kosovan forward Milot Rashica in the 24 minute.
Bayern Munich salvaged three points with the victory and has 27 points after losses to Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Monchengladbach in the last two weeks.
In other matches, Borussia Dortmund shutout Mainz 4-0 at Coface Arena with goals from Marco Reus, Jadon Sancho, Thorgan Hazard and Nico Schulz.
Leipzig blanked Fortuna Dusseldorf 3-0 at Merkur Spiel-Arena, with goals from Patrik Schick, Timo Werner and Nordi Mukiele.
Leipizig sits in first place with 33 points and Borussia Dortmund is in third with 29 points.
Week 15 of Bundesliga will conclude with Wolfsburg - Monchengladbach and Schalke 04 - Eintracht Frankfurt matches Sunday.
-Tuesday's results in Bundesliga
Hertha Berlin- Freiburg: 1-0
Koln - Bayer Leverkusen: 2-0
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