Paderborn, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) - Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben both netted a pair of goals on Saturday as Bayern Munich rolled to a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Paderborn at the Benteler Arena.
Coming off a surprising scoreless draw against Shakhtar Donetsk, the Bavarians hoping to get back on the winning track in league play and Lewandowski opened the scoring in the 24th minute and netted a second goal in the 37th minute for a quick two-goal lead.
Things then went from bad to worse for Paderborn as Florian Hartherz was shown a straight red card just past the hour mark, reducing the home side to 10 men.
Playing with the extra man, Bayern dominated the second half as Robben converted a penalty kick following the sending off and Franck Ribery made it 4-0 with a goal in the 72nd minute.
Six minutes later Mitchell Weiser got into the scoring mood and Robben completed his double four minutes from time to finish off the rout.
The win increases Bayern's lead atop the Bundesliga to 11 points over second- place Wolfsburg, while Paderborn stays in 15th place with 23 points, one clear of the bottom three.
Elsewhere in the German top flight on Saturday, Josip Drmic and Stefan Reinartz found the back of the net for Bayer Leverkusen, but Marwin Hitz hit for a last-gasp equalizer to save a point for Augsburg in a 2-2 draw at the SGL Arena.
Immanuel Hoehn and Kevin Volland swapped goals at the Mage Solar Stadion as Freiburg and Hoffenheim played to a 1-1 draw, while Max Meyer and Sebastian Proedl traded tallies as Schalke and Werder Bremen played to a 1-1 stalemate at the Veltins Arena.
Christian Clemens, Johannes Geis and Yunus Malli all found the back of the net as Mainz eased to a 3-1 victory over Eintracht at the Coface Arena.
Finally on Saturday, Joselu and Anthony Ujah traded goals as Cologne and Hannover played to a 1-1 draw.