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Thomas Muller inspired Bayern Munich to a commanding lead in its UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie with Besiktas, as it took full advantage of Domagoj Vida's early red card to run out a comprehensive 5-0 victor in the first leg at Allianz Arena.

Besiktas had a one-man disadvantage from the 16th minute when last man Domagoj Vida brought down Robert Lewandowski and Bayern made their visitors pay. As the likeliest player to score on the slate with an ideal matchup, we strongly recommend locking in the Polish striker in your lineups as the first Must-Have.

"We want to win them all... it wouldn't be a shock if Bayern won the Champions League".

Now with their tails up, Bayern added a second, before all-but sealing their passage into the quarter-finals with two more strikes.

Besiktas could still have snatched a priceless goal minutes later.

With their lead at the top of the Bundesliga increasing by the week, Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes rotated heavily ahead of Saturday's trip to VfL Wolfsburg, making eight changes to the team which had beaten Schalke 2-1 the week before.

Robben came on when James Rodriguez limped off with a calf injury on 44 minutes.

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Lewandowski got in on the act by snapping up a rebound in the 79th minute, before Mueller set up the Pole's second and Bayern's fifth.

1 - Barcelona have reached the Champions League semi-finals only once in the last four seasons. Against no other team has he played that many minutes without ever finding the net.

Bayern Munich's English twitter account have a thing for trolling Arsenal and they've gone after the Gunners again tonight.

Although Bayern became dominant as a result, Besiktas managed to trouble it on the break, Vagner Love shooting just over from the edge of the box, while Ricardo Quaresma tested Sven Ulreich from a tight angle.

He said: "After the draw, the mood in the German media was that this was a lucky draw for us". Marlos will look to take advantage of Roma's recent struggles by contributing to the Shakhtar Donetsk attack.

According to current UEFA rules, in place since the 2014/15 season, yellow cards accumulated since the group stage are written off after the quarterfinals so that players go into the semifinals with a clean slate - unless a player picks up his third yellow in the quarterfinal second leg.

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