Harry Kane’s Hat-Trick Leads Bayern Munich to 8-1 Victory Over Mainz

Harry Kane hat-trick

Harry Kane netted a hat-trick as Bayern Munich thrashed Mainz 8-1, setting a Bundesliga record. The win narrowed the gap with league leaders Bayer Leverkusen to seven points.

Kane opened the scoring in the 13th minute, tapping in from close range. Leon Goretzka doubled Bayern’s lead, capitalizing on Kane’s shot that hit the post. Despite a brief rally from Mainz with Nadiem Amiri’s stunning free-kick, Kane restored Bayern’s dominance just before halftime.

Thomas Müller extended Bayern’s lead early in the second half, followed by goals from Jamal Musiala and an audacious backheel flick from Serge Gnabry. Kane completed his hat-trick, heading in from close range, while Goretzka’s late header sealed the rout.

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This victory sees Kane become the first player to score at least twice in eight different games in his debut Bundesliga season, taking his league tally to 30 goals. Bayern sits in second place with 57 points, awaiting Bayer Leverkusen’s match against Wolfsburg. In other results, Leipzig defeated Darmstadt 2-0, and Mönchengladbach drew 3-3 with Cologne in a derby marked by fan clashes before kickoff.

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