Bayern back in lead with a 4-1 bang

Updated: 03 December 2011 22:33 IST

Franck Ribery scored twice and earned a penalty as Bayern Munich reclaimed the Bundesliga lead with a 4-1 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday, while Borussia Dortmund was held 1-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Berlin:

Franck Ribery scored twice and earned a penalty as Bayern Munich reclaimed the Bundesliga lead with a 4-1 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday, while Borussia Dortmund was held 1-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Franck Ribery opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, but Markus Rosenberg equalized in the 52nd. Thomas Mueller then earned Bayern's first penalty, which was converted by substitute Arjen Robben in the 69th.

Ribery sealed the win with his second goal in the 77th, and earned another penalty which Robben converted in the 83rd.

In Moenchengladbach, Robert Lewandowski scored for the visitors in the 40th, and Mike Hanke deservedly equalized in the 72nd.

Stuttgart hosted Cologne in Saturday's late game.

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