Bundesliga - Goetze hat-trick helps Dortmund crush Hannover

Mario Goetze scored a hat-trick to give Borussia Dortmund a 5-1 win over Hannover 96 which took them to the quarter-finals of the German Cup on Wednesday.

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Bundesliga - Goetze hat-trick helps Dortmund crush Hannover
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Mario Goetze (R) and Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund celebrate Goetze's goal against Hanover 96 during their German DFB Cup match

Polish pair Robert Lewandowski and Jakub Blaszczykowski shared the other goals in another convincing performance by Juergen Klopp's team.

Goetze set Dortmund on their way in the third minute, scoring from close range after Kevin Grosskreutz headed across the goal, and Blaszczykowksi scored the second with a deflected shot in the 18th minute.

Dortmund made it 3-0 before halftime with a Goetze free-kick which went under the Hannover wall.

Mame Biram Diouf pulled one back before Goetze and Lewandowski added further goals in the last 10 minutes.

Christian Traesch and Bas Dost scored in the last 15 minutes as VfL Wolfsburg came from behind to beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 after the visitors, second in the Bundesliga, had gone ahead in the first half thanks to a Fagner own goal.

First-half goals from Christian Gentner and Vedad Ibisevic set VfB Stuttgart on the way to a 2-1 win over second division Cologne, who pulled one back in the second half through Christian Clemens.

VfL Bochum brushed aside TSV Munich in an all-second division tie.

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