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Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen Go Five Points Clear With 3-0 Thumping Of Bayern Munich - In Pics

Xabi Alonso's Bayer Levekusen are the only the team in Europe to remain unbeaten as they claimed a five-point lead over rivals Bayern Munich in this electric Bundesliga tie on Saturday. Josip Stanisic gave the hosts the lead and the score was doubled after Alex Grimaldo made it 2-0 with a neat finish from a tight angle. Jeremie Frimpong put the game to bed with an injury time winner to send the fans and team into bedlam. Alonso's side are now 31 matches unbeaten in all competitions this season.

Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's players celebrate with fans after winning the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Bayern players react after the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's head coach Xabi Alonso catches a ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Jeremie Frimpong celebrates his side's third goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Alex Grimaldo, left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky jumps for a ball by Bayern's Thomas Mueller, left, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Edmond Tapsoba, left, and Bayern's Harry Kane challenge for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Josip Stanisic, 2nd right, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Bayern's Leon Goretzka, left, and Bayern's Harry Kane argue to referee Felix Zwayer during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Bundesliga 2023-24: Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich | Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Bayern supporters protest with a banner reading "No to investors!" during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany.

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