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Borussia Dortmund

Bayern Munich beats Schalke 3-1, extends Bundesliga lead

Javi Martinez made the breakthrough for Bayern Munich to extend its German league lead with a 3-1 win at Schalke on Saturday, when all Bundesliga games were played amid increased security measures.

David Alaba put Bayern ahead in the ninth minute when his powerful shot took a huge deflection.

Max Meyer equalized against the run of play eight minutes later. Leroy Sane eluded Xabi Alonso and passed to Meyer, who cut inside Philipp Lahm and fired past Manuel Neuer inside the far post.

"I should have had it," said Neuer, who was back at his former club.

Schalke took heart from the goal and kept frustrating the visitors, with chances scarce at either...