Bayern rebounds from CL loss, Barcelona moves further ahead in La Liga

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

Washington: Bayern Munich`s 18-match winning streak at home ended in midweek when it was upset by Manchester City in the Champions League but Bayern bounced back by beating Hamburg 3-1 at the Allianz Arena on Saturday in the Bundesliga, according to reports.

According to CNN, Borussia Dortmund dropped more points by only drawing Hoffenheim 2-2 while Barcelona beat Villarreal 2-1 in the La Liga.

Having clawed to within three points of Barcelona, Real Madrid earlier slipped up when it drew 2-2 at Osasuna, the report said.

In France, the big two of Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco both registered two-goal victories on the road, over Rennes and Guingamp, respectively as Paris Saint-Germain leads Monaco by two points atop the table, the report added.

Bayern`s semifinal opponent at the Club World Cup on Tuesday will be Asian champion Guangzhou Evergrande, which beat Egypt`s Al Ahly 2-0, the report further said.