In the Bundesliga encounter, league leaders, Bayern Munich came from behind to see off Hannover 3-1 on Saturday and continue their march towards another Bundesliga title.
Goals from Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso and German forward Thomas Muller was enough to see off their opponent Hannover.
Hannover began the game strongly and deservedly took the lead through Hiroshi Kiyotake after 25 minutes, but Bayern’s quality ultimately shone through after a tactical tweak from Pep Guardiola saw Robert Lewandowski come on for the struggling Dante just after the half-hour mark.
Xabi Alonso had already drawn the champions level with a superb free-kick by then, and Muller’s 61st-minute penalty and an excellent header soon after sealed what turned out to be a routine three points.
Second-placed Wolfsburg’s 1-0 loss at Augsburg, their first defeat since November, means Guardiola’s side tightened their grip on a third straight Bundesliga