FC Bayern München moved three points clear of second-placed RB Leipzig with a 3-0 victory at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday. 1. FC Köln drew with Rhineland rivals Bayer 04 Leverkusen, while TSG 1899 Hoffenheim end the calendar year unbeaten after being held by SV Werder Bremen.
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Matchday 16 fixtures and results
All kick-offs 20:00CET/19:00GMT - click on each fixture for more.