Bundesliga wrap: Bayern tops Wolfsburg, Hannover finds lifeline

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The European week found four matches on Sunday, leaving Saturday a bit light when it comes to high-profile matches.

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That said, Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich brought together two of the bigger teams from last season and we saw plenty of goals and some much-needed points from the league’s 18th place side.

Wolfsburg 0-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern’s table lead is 11 over No. 2 Dortmund after another big win, while last year’s title rival Wolfsburg sits way down in 8th. Kingsley Coman broke the deadlock in the 66th minute before Robert Lewandowski added his 23rd Bundesliga goal of the season to salt it away.

Coman, 19, continued his fine loan from Juventus with a fourth Bundesliga goal and fifth in all competitions. Manuel Neuer picked up clean sheet No. 14 of the season with a mere 45 touches on the ball.

Werder Bremen 2-2 Darmstadt

Anthony Ujah gave the hosts a 1-0 lead that Sandro Wagner leveled just before halftime. Aytac Sulu looked to have given the visitors an 82nd minute, but Claudio Pizarro scored a minute from time to level it at 2.

Elsewhere
Koln 0-1 Hertha Berlin — Friday sees visitors strengthen hold on third.
Stuttgart 1-2 Hannover 96 — Rare win gives Hannover life, 5 points off 15th
Hamburg 1-1 Ingolstadt —  Austria’s Hinterseer stays hot, finds equalizer
Augsburg vs. Borussia Monchengladbach —
 9:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Mainz vs. Bayer Leverkusen — 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Borussia Dortmund vs. Hoffenheim — 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Schalke — 1:30 p.m. ET Sunday

Standings

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
Bayern Munich 23 20 2 1 58 11 47 11-0-0 9-2-1 62
Borussia Dortmund 22 16 3 3 54 24 30 9-1-0 7-2-3 51
Hertha BSC Berlin 23 11 6 6 31 24 7 6-4-1 5-2-5 39
Bayer Leverkusen 22 10 5 7 31 23 8 5-3-3 5-2-4 35
Mönchengladbach 22 11 2 9 43 38 5 8-1-3 3-1-6 35
FC Schalke 04 22 10 4 8 31 29 2 6-3-3 4-1-5 34
FSV Mainz 05 22 10 3 9 29 28 1 6-1-4 4-2-5 33
VfL Wolfsburg 23 8 7 8 32 31 1 7-3-2 1-4-6 31
FC Ingolstadt 04 23 8 6 9 17 24 -7 5-2-4 3-4-5 30
1. FC Köln 23 7 8 8 24 29 -5 4-4-4 3-4-4 29
Hamburger SV 23 7 7 9 26 31 -5 3-4-5 4-3-4 28
VfB Stuttgart 23 8 4 11 35 44 -9 5-1-6 3-3-5 28
Darmstadt 23 6 7 10 25 36 -11 1-4-6 5-3-4 25
FC Augsburg 22 6 6 10 24 31 -7 2-3-6 4-3-4 24
Eintracht Frankfurt 22 5 7 10 27 37 -10 3-4-4 2-3-6 22
Werder Bremen 23 5 6 12 27 46 -19 1-4-6 4-2-6 21
1899 Hoffenheim 22 3 9 10 22 33 -11 2-5-4 1-4-6 18
Hannover 96 23 5 2 16 21 38 -17 2-0-9 3-2-7 17