03/02/2013 Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Bayern Munich didn’t reach their usually lofty heights, but still managed a 1-0 victory over Hoffenheim at the Rhein-Neckar Arena on Sunday.
After taking the lead through Mario Gomez in the first half, Jupp Heynckes brought on Brazilian midfielder Luis Gustavo to sit back and defend their lead.
The victory restored a 17 point lead atop the Bundesliga for the Bavarians, who have one more match before the Champions League 2nd leg against Arsenal on March 13th.
Goals: Gomez 38′
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim: Heurelho Gomes – Ochs, Abraham, Vestergaard, Johnson – Williams, Weis – Schröck (Derdiyok 76), Volland (Joselu 70), Usami (Firmino 46) – de Camargo
Bayern Munich: Starke – Lahm, Boateng, Dante, Alaba – Javi Martínez, Schweinsteiger – Müller, Shaqiri (Luiz Gustavo 64), Ribéry – Gomez (Mandzukic 75)
The Soccer Daily