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.
Bundesliga strugglers Hanover 96 have had their Christmas holiday slashed to just three days by furious coach Andre Breitenreiter, who had originally threatened to completely cancel their festive break.
The Arsenal legend was left in tears during his emotional testimonial in Germany. Mertesacker struggled to hold back his emotions after his 67-year-old father replaced him on the field on Saturday afternoon.
Hanover handed striker Hendrik Weydandt his first professional contract on Monday, after the 23-year-old completed his remarkable rise from the German amateur leagues by scoring on his Bundesliga debut.