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Bayern smack Schalke for five
- January 8, 2013
Schalke 0 – Bayern Munich 5 (Friendly, January 8, 2013) A penalty from Thomas Muller fired Bayern ahead in the 10th minute, and Thomas Muller doubled the lead in the 20th after being teed up by Franck Ribery. Mario Mandzukic had Schalke reeling in the 33rd minute when the forward scored Bayern’s third from another Ribery assist. Schalke were buried before the break when Robery’s third assist of the half set up Mario Mandzukic for his brace. Mario Gomez claimed a fifth in the second half.