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Bayern back on track with Wolfsburg win

updated 2:47 PM EST, Sat January 28, 2012
Mario Gomez celebrates scoring the opening goal for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 win against Wolfsburg
Mario Gomez celebrates scoring the opening goal for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 win against Wolfsburg
  • Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg 2-0 to stay top of Bundesliga on goal difference
  • Second-placed Borussia Dortmund stay in touch with Kagawa-inspired 3-1 win
  • Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen draw 1-1

(CNN) -- Mario Gomez scored his 17th league goal of the season as Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg 2-0 on Saturday to keep them top of the pile in the Bundesliga.

After their shock 3-1 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach last weekend, Bayern got their bid for a 22rd Bundesliga title back on track with Gomez's goal in the 60th minute with Arjen Robben bundling in a second during injury time.

Reigning champions Borussia Dortmund maintained their challenge at the top of the table with a 3-1 win over Hoffenheim.

Japanese winger Shinji Kagawa scored twice, opening his account in the 16th minute with Kevin Grosskreutz doubling the lead after half an hour.

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Kagawa struck again ten minutes into the second half before Fabian Johnson grabbed what turned out to be a consolation goal for the visitors in the 63rd minute.

The win takes Dortmund level on 40 points with Bayern but with a marginally inferior goal difference.

Third-placed Schalke completed an emphatic 4-1 win over Cologne to boost their goal difference and join Bayern and Dortmund on 40 points.

Fourth-placed Monchengladbach can stay within one point of the leaders if they win at Stuttgart on Sunday.

Werder Bremen remain in fifth place after a 1-1 draw with sixth-placed Bayer Leverkusen.

Hamburg earned three points with a 2-1 win at Hertha Berlin, while at the foot of the table strugglers Kaiserslautern drew 2-2 away to bottom side Augsburg.

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