The victory pushes Bayern's lead at the top of the table back to ten points over RB Leipzig.
- With 26 goals in the Bundesliga to his name this season, Lewandowski is top of the scoring charts, one ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. In the second half, Robert Lewandowski was stopped twice by Hoffenheim keeper Oliver Baumann. "I will be ready".
Bayern have not conceded in any of their last four against Dortmund now.
Weigl hasn't scored in the league but has put in intelligent performances at the base of Dortmund's midfield, missing just one league game this season.
Both clubs have an extra incentive to claim a moral-boosting win before next week's key European games.
Carlo Ancelotti has carried on where Pep Guardiola left off, with Bayern dominating in Bundesliga and preparing for a Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid. "That is our goal", said Alaba.
Dortmund claimed the last derby, winning 1-0 at home on November 11 after an 11th-minute goal by Aubameyang, but has lost the last two games at the Allianz Arena after winning three of the previous four.
Bayern rested several players in their disappointing 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim in midweek and want to make a statement with their strongest XI here.
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And I mean, the guys executed it perfectly, especially down the last four minutes. "I was 100 percent", Thornwell said. Top Defenses?: Gonzaga and SC both had made their marks in the NCAA Tournament to this point with incredible defense.
The hosts, though, never stopped charging forward and Arjen Robben was denied four times in the first half with his trademark move, cutting in from the right. Bayern Munich will try to rebound from Tuesday's loss to Hoffenheim, while Dortmund is coming off a resounding win over Hamburg.
"We know that Bayern go into this match differently than they'd do against Mainz for instance".
"Now we're in a great position for our next game", he added with RB at home to fifth-placed Freiburg next Saturday.
Ribery was more clinical than his French compatriot a minute later, putting Bayern into a 186-second lead when he latched on to Philipp Lahm's scuffed cross and fired a low drive under Roman Burki.
For this match, Bayern Munich are without Douglas Costa, Thomas Müller, and Manuel Neuer, who are all now out injured.
The continued absence of the influential yet injury-plagued Reus in particular has harmed Dortmund.
Bayern didn't have to get out of second gear for the last 20 minutes of the game and next up they face Cristiano Ronaldo's Madrid whilst Dortmund take on Monaco.
The Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will be broadcast on FS1 and FOXD.