Bayern Munich picked up where they left off in December on Saturday as they started the second half of the Bundesliga season with a 2-0 win against fellow Bavarian side Greuther Fuerth.
Exactly a month and a day after beating Augsburg 2-0 in the DFB-Pokal, the Bavarians dispatched Fuerth thanks to a pair of goals from Mario Mandzukic (26', 61'). And although the final score was decisively in Bayern's favor, the result could have tipped even further towards the German record champions based on the flow of play.
The result saw Bayern maintain their nine-point lead over Leverkusen atop the Bundesliga table, and brought some lessons for both of the Bavarian contestants at the Allianz Arena. Click "Begin Slideshow" for a rundown of the major talking points to come from Saturday's match.