Bayern Munich 4-1 Mainz: Match Report

Bayern Munich battled from a goal down to beat Mainz 4-1 on Saturday and move back to the top of the Bundesliga standings. Shawn Parker grabbed Mainz's one and only serious chance of the game, just before half-time, but the Bavarians responded in the second half with Arjen Robben and Thomas

DFB Pokal round up

Borussia Dortmund needed extra time to see off 1860 Munich in the second round of the DFB Pokal 2-0. The breakthrough came for the Bundesliga leaders in the 105th minute after 1860 midfielder Dominik Stahl brought down Marco Reus inside the area and was sent off, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sending Gabor Kiraly

WINS FOR HANNOVER, MAINZ AND GLADBACH

Mame Diouf (r.) has now scored in each of Hannover's last four matches Hannover 96 completed a season double over regional rivals VfL Wolfsburg, Mainz's surprise bid for Europe continues in the wake of a clear-cut win at cellar-dwellers Greuther F├╝rth and, in another derby encounter, Borussia M├Ânchengladbach prevailed against Fortuna