Robben and Ribéry party like it's 2013 as Ancelotti styles Bayern Munich his way | Andy Brassell

The veteran ‘Robbery’ pair destroyed Borussia Dortmund and have won the fight with Douglas Costa and Kingsley Coman to be Ancelotti’s weapons of choice

It was Der Klassiker in name, but not quite always in nature. When Bayern Munich meet Borussia Dortmund it always means something, but there were hints throughout on Saturday evening’s three-quarter-throttle effort of bests being saved for more significant challenges to come. There was “even time for kisses,” as Süddeutsche Zeitung put it, referring to Carlo Ancelotti’s peck on the cheek for Franck Ribéry on the touchline as the Frenchman was replaced deep into the second half.

It is safe to assume that if there was some sort of acquiesce of non-aggression before a week which will go a long way towards defining the success of both clubs’ seasons, then neither Ribéry nor Arjen Robben got the memo. The ‘Robbery’ pairing partied like it was 2013 against Thomas Tuchel’s injury-laden side, demolishing the Bundesliga’s next best with a greedy relish.

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