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Table toppers Bayern put four past BATE Borisov
Bayern Munich 4 – BATE Borisov 1 (Champions League, December 5, 2012) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) A predatory finish from Mario Gomez put Bayern 1-up on BATE. Bayern had a mixed start to the second half as Jerome Boateng was sent off in the 51st but Thomas Muller blasted the 10-men 2-up in the 54th. Xherdan Shaqiri wrapped up the match for Bayern with a close range header from a Gomez cross. The match had a late flurry of goals as David Alaba blasted Munich 4-up before Yegor Filipenko chalked up a goal for BATE.
- Updated: December 5, 2012