Bayern tops Eintracht to maintain lead

Bayern Munich maintained its comfortable lead atop the Bundesliga table on Saturday, cruising to a 2-0 defeat of Eintracht at the Allianz Arena.

The two sides looked to be heading into halftime scoreless, but Franck Ribery bagged his third goal of the season by producing the opening goal in the 44th minute.

The win was put beyond any doubt 13 minutes from time when David Alaba converted a penalty kick, his first goal of the season.

First-place Bayern improves to 30 points on the season, becoming the first Bundesliga club to reach 10 wins this term.

Last season's runners-up remain seven points clear of second-place Schalke after its defeat of Werder Bremen on Saturday, but they move 10 points clear of third-place Eintracht.

Borussia Dortmund 3, Augsburg 1

Augsburg, Germany - Robert Lewandowski scored twice to help Borussia Dortmund keep pace with the Bundesliga leaders as the reigning champions claimed a 3-1 win at Augsburg on Saturday.

Marco Reus opened the scoring in the eighth minute before Lewandowski's goals in the 51st and 70th minutes put Dortmund firmly in the driver's seat.

Sascha Molders pulled one back for Augsburg nine minutes from time, but it proved to be nothing more than a consolation goal.

Dortmund improves to 19 points on the season to remain 11 points shy of Bayern Munich while Augsburg remains stuck at the bottom of the Bundesliga table with just six points through 11 games.

Dusseldorf 1, Hoffenheim 1

Dusseldorf, Germany - Dusseldorf grabbed an early lead but was unable to hold on to all three points as it played to a 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim at the Esprit Arena on Saturday.

The home side went in front at the four-minute mark when Robbie Kruse opened the scoring, but Joselu helped draw Hoffenheim level six minutes before halftime.

Marvin Compper was sent off in the 51st minute for Hoffenheim, but Dusseldorf was unable to make anything of the extra man, settling for its first Bundesliga point since September 28 when it played to a 2-2 draw with Schalke.

Dusseldorf improves to 11 points on the season, one point shy of Hoffenheim.

Schalke 2, Werder Bremen 1

Gelsenkirchen, Germany - Schalke kept pace with Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday, overturning a one-goal deficit to earn a 2-1 victory over Werder Bremen at the Veltins Arena.

Aaron Hunt helped visiting Bremen draw first blood in the 16th minute, but Roman Neustadter and Julian Draxler struck 10 minutes apart in the second half to lift Schalke to 23 points through 11 games.

Werder Bremen's three-game unbeaten run in league play comes to an end, staying put on 14 points for the season.

Freiburg 0, Hamburg 0

Freiburg, Germany - Freiburg played with an extra man for 55 minutes at the Mage Solar Stadion on Saturday but was unable to take advantage as it settled for a point in a 0-0 draw with Hamburg.

Paul Scharner was sent off in the 35th minute, but Freiburg could not capitalize as it failed to put one past a shorthanded Hamburg side.

The two sides remain separated by just one point as Hamburg climbs to 14 points and Freiburg improves to 13 points.