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Several historic German sides are in a second tier which, like the Spanish league, has become full of top teams.
Mirko Slomka enjoyed a positive first spell as Hannover boss and he has now been reappointed by the recently relegated Bundesliga side.
Two relegations from the Bundesliga have been confirmed after Hannover and Nurnberg had their fate sealed on Saturday.
Substituted on at the break, Jonathas scored a goal and was sent off in little over nine minutes, making Bundesliga history.
Hannover coach Thomas Doll fumed at Jonathas' red card but Niko Kovac was happy with Bayern Munich's 3-1 Bundesliga win.
After several months out of action, Arjen Robben finally made his 700th professional appearance as Bayern Munich beat Hannover.
Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for Bayern Munich against the basement boys to pave the way for probablty another victory and leave the Bundesliga title closer to the Allianz Arena. The Pole got himself another record relating to scoring goals.
Bayern Munich missed the chance to lay one hand on the Bundesliga title last weekend and Niko Kovac wants them focused against Hannover.
While Bayern Munich battle leaders Borussia Dortmund in a tense Bundesliga title race, down in the relegation zone, those fighting to stay up have hit an all-time low.
Marco Reus shone as Borussia Dortmund opened a nine-point lead over Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table with a 5-1 rout of strugglers Hanover on Saturday.