Bayern carried on where they left off two weeks ago, inflicting a record 12-1 aggregate defeat on Sporting Lisbon to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Leading 5-0 from the first leg, a double from Lukas Podolski and Anderson Polga’s own goal put them 3-0 up on the night within 40 minutes before Joao Moutinho pulled one back in stunning fashion.
It was the briefest respite for Sporting, though, Bastian Schweinsteiger hitting an immediate reply, before Mark van Bommel, Miroslav Klose (pen) and Thomas Muller netted in the second half.
The result was a record aggregate winning margin for a post-group stage Champions League game, surpassing Lyon’s 10-2 demolition of Werder Bremen in 2005.
The scoring began in the eighth minute, Podolski combining well with Ze Roberto on the edge of the box after Bayern took advantage of a poor defensive clearance before hammering home from the edge of the box.
Bayern were rampant and Klose came within inches of making it 2-0 after 19 minutes.
Some slick Bayern interplay on the edge of the box ended with Van Bommel firing goalwards, though his strike was beaten away by Rui Patricio.
Klose pounced on the rebound …
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