Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski nets hat-trick in Bayern Munich's rout of Hamburg; Bayer Leverkusen rise to third
Bayern have made a habit of recording big home wins over Hamburg at the Allianz Arena in recent years and it took them less than eight minutes to take the lead this time.
Bundesliga: Chelsea target Leon Bailey stars in Bayern Leverkusen's win over Mainz, Borussia Dortmund held at Freiburg
Bailey, 20, gave Leverkusen the lead at the BayArena three minutes into the second half when he hit the back of the net from 20 metres with a left-footed strike.
Bundesliga: RB Leipzig suffer first home loss of season; Bayern Leverkusen held by Hanover in eight-goal thriller
RB Leipzig dropped out of the Bundesliga top four on Sunday after Davie Selke fired 10-man Hertha Berlin to a shock 3-2 victory at the Red Bull Arena.
Germany's coach Joachim Loew wants to oversee the development of a handful of his players to world-class status in Russia in order to challenge his current first-choice stars for their places.
Forward Sandro Wagner scored a hat-trick, his first goals for Germany, to lead the world champions to a predictably comfortable 7-0 stroll against minnows San Marino on Saturday.
With Manuel Neuer confirmed as his new captain, Joachim Loew plans to blood Germany's next generation as part of his team's preparations to defend their World Cup title in Russia.
Germany coach Joachim Loew is trying to find the best mix for his Euro 2016 squad by selecting a number of talented youngsters.
Uncapped midfielders Joshua Kimmich, Julian Brandt and Julian Weigl were on Tuesday included in Germany's provisional 27-man squad for Euro 2016.