Robert Lewandowski led Bayern Munich's charge once again as the defending Bundesliga champions swatted title challengers Borussia Dortmund in der Klassiker on Matchday 11.
Enjoy a selection of the best pictures of the epic tussle!
Robert Lewandowski was once again a key figure for Bayern Munich as he helped put his former club Borussia Dortmund to the sword in the Matchday 11 Klassiker. - 2019 DFL
Calm before the storm: Bayern's 75,000 capacity Allianz Arena was sold out, as ever, for the clash with Dortmund. - 2019 DFL
Mats Hummels (l.) captained BVB on his return to Munich, where he faced former teammates Manuel Neuer (r.) and Co. for the first time in the Bundesliga since leaving the club last summer. - 2019 DFL
Much of the pre-match build-up had focused on how Bayern's Alphonso Davies (l.), playing at left-back in a makeshift backline, would cope with Dortmund's Jadon Sancho (r.). - 2019 DFL
But after an initial period of sparring, Joshua Kimmich (c.) and Bayern soon had their visitors on the back foot. - 2019 DFL
Robert Lewandowski (2nd r.) broke the deadlock in the 17th minute from Benjamin Pavard's cross, abd Bayern subsequently never looked like relinquishing their lead. - 2019 DFL
Serge Gnabry doubled the hosts' advantage early in the second half to help pave the way for a win that would take Bayern above BVB in the standings. - 2019 DFL
Axel Witsel (l.) and his Dortmund colleagues refused to let their heads hang, but never seriously threatened Bayern's goal. - 2019 DFL
Ultimately, Lewandowski once again proved to be his former side's bogey man, scoring his 15th and 16th Bundesliga goals of the season in the game as Bayern earned a 4-0 win. - 2019 DFL