Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski scored twice to assist his side with holding the German Super Cup with a 3-1 success over Borussia Dortmund.
Lewandowski put Bayern in front right away before half-time, before Thomas Muller added a second soon after the restart.
It was a welcome triumph for Bayern, who were winless in four pre-season friendlies prior to drawing last Friday’s initial round of the new Bundesliga season 1-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach.
Bayern attendant Manuel Neuer pulled off two extraordinary recoveries to deny Marco Reus and Erling Haaland attempt before Lewandowski struck,
New mentor Julian Nagelsmann has procured a prize, which Bayern additionally won last year against Dortmund in Munich, with his first success in control.
“We were better compared to in Gladbach and this is a significant success for the chaps,” said Nagelsmann, who hailed Lewandowski’s “extraordinary” execution.
Both teams wore black armbands out of respect for legendary Bayern striker Gerd Mueller, who died Sunday aged 75.
Dortmund’s 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko thought he had scored yet the objective was precluded for offside, and Neuer created another incredible save to deny Erling Haaland after Kingsley Coman streaked a shot only wide at the opposite end.
Dortmund’s protection turned off for Bayern’s second in the 49th moment, set up by Alphonso Davies and scored by Muller after Lewandowski’s heel took the ball past Gregory Kobel in objective.
Haaland had an objective precluded for offside accordingly, yet Reus got the home fans moving again soon after the hour. Bellingham laid the ball back and the Dortmund commander struck an ideal twisting shot from outside the punishment region inside the right post.
Lewandowski ran Dortmund’s expectations of a rebound, be that as it may, when Corentin Tolisso obstructed Manuel Akanji’s endeavored kick out and Lewandowski had constantly he expected to pick his spot.
Dortmund’s expectations of a rebound were snuffed out when Lewandowski jumped on a mistake by Manuel Akanji and terminated a low crash into the base corner to make it 3-1 in the 74th moment as Bayern got their first prize of the period.