Despite being outnumbered by players, Bayern were furious. Bayern scored four goals at once in the first half.
Lewandowski made a hat-trick by scoring goals in the 17th, 23rd and 39th minutes. Another Bayern goal in this match was created by Serge Gnabry in the 22nd minute.
Thanks to this victory, Bayern Munich still comfortable at the top of the German League standings with 61 points from 26 matches, four ahead of RB Leipzig who are in second place. While Stuttgart stuck in eighth place with 36 points.
The course of the match
Bayern have had to play with 10 people since the 12th minute. Alphonso Davies received a red card because he was judged to have stepped on Wataru Endo’s feet.
The referee initially gave a yellow card to Davies. However, VAR analyzed the offense and decided that Davies should be red carded.
Stuttgart had threatened Bayern’s goal two minutes later. Borna Sosa fired a cross which Sasa Kalajdzic greeted with a header, but the ball was stopped by Manuel Neuer.
In fact, it was Bayern who then took the lead in the 17th minute. Robert Lewandowski broke into the Stuttgart goal with a shot from close range after using Serge Gnabry’s pass from the left.
Five minutes later, Bayern doubled their lead. The collaboration of Thomas Mueller and Leroy Sane was completed perfectly by Gnabry with a shot from inside the penalty box.
Bayern scored their third goal of the match in the 23rd minute. Mueller who moves on the right side then releases a cross into the penalty box. Lewandowski, who was relatively free, then headed the ball towards the top right corner of Gregor Kobel’s goal.
Bayern made Stuttgart even more immersed in the 39th minute. Lewandowski scored a hat-trick to put Bayern up 4-0.
Gonzalo Castro’s attempt to cut Sane’s pass led the ball to Lewandowski. The Polish striker also did not waste the opportunity by firing a low shot into the bottom corner of the goal.
Entering the second half, Stuttgart, who was left behind, tried to suppress Bayern. However, the visitors had difficulty dismantling the Bayern defense meeting.
Kalajdzic had the opportunity to score a goal, but his header was still secured by Neuer.
Lewandowski failed to add to his goal coffers in the second half. Even though he was free standing in the penalty box, Lewandowski could not direct his shot at the goal.
Bayern got another chance on the counter attack. Sane worked one-two with Choupo-Moting before firing a shot that narrowly flew over the Stuttgart crossbar.
No additional goals were created in the second half. Bayern closed the match with a 4-0 win despite playing with 10 people.
Lineups of Players
Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer; Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Sule, Jerome Boateng, Alphonso Davies; Leon Goretzka, David Alaba; Leroy Sane (Musiala 83 ‘), Thomas Mueller (Javi Martinez 83’), Serge Gnabry (Coman 60 ‘); Robert Lewandowski (Choupo-Moting 70 ‘)
Stuttgart: Gregor Kobel; Konstantinos Mavropanos, Waldemar Anton, Marc Oliver Kempf; Wataru Endo (Karazor 77 ‘); Silas Wamangituka, Gonzalo Castro (Didavi 76 ‘), Naouirou Ahamada (Forster 46’), Borna Sosa (Gonzalez 46 ‘); Sasa Kalajdzic, Tanguy Koulibaly