1. goal
    11'Thomas Müller
  2. goal
    23'Arjen Robben
  3. goal
    50'Lewandowski
  4. goal
    77'Lewandowski
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    1. goal
      11'Thomas Müller
    2. goal
      23'Arjen Robben
    3. goal
      50'Lewandowski
    4. goal
      77'Lewandowski
    1. yellow card
      42'Rafinha
    2. yellow card
      56'Boateng
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    1. yellow card
      36'Stefan Bell
    2. yellow card
      55'Abdou Diallo
    1. yellow card
      36'Stefan Bell
    2. yellow card
      42'Rafinha
    3. yellow card
      55'Abdou Diallo
    4. yellow card
      56'Boateng
    1. substitution
      62'Süle for Boateng
    2. substitution
      63'Franck Ribéry for Arjen Robben
    3. substitution
      71'Sebastian Rudy for Arturo Vidal
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    1. substitution
      46'Danny Latza for Pablo De Blasis
    2. substitution
      65'Jean-Philippe Gbamin for Daniel Brosinski
    3. substitution
      76'Yoshinori Muto for Abdou Diallo
    1. substitution
      46'Danny Latza for Pablo De Blasis
    2. substitution
      62'Süle for Boateng
    3. substitution
      63'Franck Ribéry for Arjen Robben
    4. substitution
      65'Jean-Philippe Gbamin for Daniel Brosinski
    5. substitution
      71'Sebastian Rudy for Arturo Vidal
    6. substitution
      76'Yoshinori Muto for Abdou Diallo
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    1. FSV Mainz 05
    (2:0)
    Stadium/AttendanceAllianz Arena, Munich75000 viewers
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    On-fire Reds breeze past Mainz

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    FC Bayern convincingly beat FSV Mainz 4-0 on Saturday, marking the start of the Oktoberfest in style. Thomas Müller put his side in front after ten minutes with chances coming thick and fast for the record champions, before Arjen Robben doubled the lead midway through the first half. Robert Lewandowski netted a third soon after the restart and completed his brace with a quarter-hour to go.

    The Bavarians started with Manuel Neuer between the sticks and Joshua Kimmich, Jérôme Boateng, Mats Hummels and Rafinha in a back four. Thiago and Arturo Vidal anchored a midfield featuring Müller in the playmaking role, with Robben and Kingsley Coman starting out wide, looking to serve lone striker Lewandowski.

    Carlo Ancelotti made five changes to the team that saw off Anderlecht on Tuesday. Hummels and Boateng, making his first start of the season, took over from Javi Martínez and Niklas Süle in defence, with Vidal coming in for Corentin Tolisso. Müller and Coman replaced James and Franck Ribéry up front. After the hour mark Boateng and Robben gave way to Süle and Ribéry, Rudy replacing Vidal with 20 minutes to go.

    Dutch nightmare for Mainz

    The 75,000 capacity crowd at the Allianz Arena saw Bayern go straight onto the front foot, and they made their dominance count after ten minutes, when Kimmich invited Müller to crash the ball past visiting netminder René Adler with the help of a slight deflection off Robben. Mainz were looking for a reply in an entertaining, up-tempo contest, Robin Quaison breaking free and drawing a sharp save from Neuer. Adler then kept his side in the game, saving a Robben effort and Vidal's shot from rebound. Mainz were reeling, and the German record champions would have doubled the lead if it had not been for Coman's extraordinary feat of crashing the ball against the bar from point-blank range.

    But Bayern's relentless pressure soon paid off for a second time, Robben ghosting past the rearguard to find the net with a fine lob over Adler, after which an engrossing game ebbed and flowed with half-chances at both ends before match official Sascha Stegemann blew for half-time.

    Lewy adds gloss to the scoreline

    The second half started in the same way as the first, Lewandowski soon twisting the knife when he connected with Müller's pinpoint cross. Müller and Ribéry tested Adler before Lewandowski rounded off his brace, beating the Mainz defenders to a Kimmich cross to head home and take his tally to 82 goals in 100 Bundesliga appearances for Bayern. Kimmich did not score on Saturday, but three assists indicate the Bayern youngster's commanding performance. Rudy hit the post with a sumptuous volley and Adler performed miracles to deny a Coman effort, before Stegemann put the visitors out of their misery with the final whistle on exactly 90 minutes.

    The result takes Bayern onto nine points from four matches. The men from Munich are back in action in just three days, when they travel to face Schalke in the Bundesliga before entertaining Wolfsburg.

    Live match report for fcbayern.comby Greg Salmen

    FC Bayern - FSV Mainz 05 4-0 (H-T: 2-0)

    FC Bayern

    Neuer - Kimmich, Boateng (Süle 62), Hummels, Rafinha - Thiago, Vidal - Robben (Ribéry 62), Müller, Coman - Lewandowski

    Subs

    Ulreich, Martínez, Rudy, Tolisso, James

    1. FSV Mainz 05

    Adler - Balogun, Bell, Diallo (Muto 76) - Donati, Frei, Serdar, Brosinski (Gbamin 65) - Öztunali, Quaison, de Blasis (Latza 46)

    Subs

    Zentner, Maxim, Fischer, Samperio

    Referee

    Sascha Stegemann (Niederkassel)

    Attendance

    75,000 (capacity)

    Goals

    1-0 Müller (11), 2-0 Robben (23), 3-0 Lewandowski (50), 4-0 Lewandowski (77)

    Yellow Cards

    Rafinha, Boateng / Bell, Diallo

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