Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez was thrilled to make a scoring return to the first team in a 5-0 rout of Hannover on Saturday.Germany international Gomez had been sidelined for much of the early 2012/13 campaign following ankle surgery, losing his place to Croatian Mario Mandzukic in the process.
The Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on after they hammered Hannover 5-0, while Borussia Dortmund overcame Mainz on Saturday.Javi Martinez, Toni Kroos, Frank Ribery, Dante and Mario Gomez got themselves on the scoresheet as league-leading Bayern maintained their advantage atop the Bundesliga.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes says his team needs to adapt a fighting mentality when they face Hannover on Saturday.The Bundesliga leaders were held 1-1 away to Nuremburg away last week, although they remain eight points clear of Schalke at the top of the table.
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has warned his team-mates not to disrespect Hannover ahead of Saturday's Bundesliga clash.Hannover are trailing the Bavarians by 14 points in the league table, but Schweinsteiger feels that they are a team to be reckoned with, likening them to Germany's national side.
After back-to-back draws, Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich return to domestic action ahead of a heavy load of fixtures.Jupp Heynckes' side faced Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday and did enough to secure qualification to the knockout stages with a draw at the Mestalla.