Lethal Ribery, Robben return as Bayern go five points clear

By AFP: Saturday, May 4th 2019 at 18:39 GMT +3 | Football
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben celebrates after the match. [Reuters]

Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben made a return to action on Saturday as Bayern Munich heaped the pressure on Bundesliga title rivals Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 win over Hanover.

The veteran wingers, both of whom are set to end their Bayern careers at the end of the season, returned from injury as Bayern made heavy weather of a crucial victory over the Bundesliga's bottom club.

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery scores their third goal. [Reuters]

Robben made his first appearance since November while Ribery scored what may be his last ever goal at the Allianz Arena to seal a 3-1 win and put Bayern five points clear of title rivals Borussia Dortmund with a game in hand.

Dortmund face a tough trip to Werder Bremen later on Saturday.

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