Champions Bayern Munich ended Paderborn`s dream start to the season with a 4-0 demolition of the Bundesliga newboys on Tuesday, with Mario Goetze netting twice and new signing Robert Lewandowski getting off the mark.
Bayern Munich`s last-minute victory over Manchester City may have left fans delighted with a winning Champions League Group E start but highlighted their need to improve their finishing after missing a string of clear chances.
Borussia Dortmund ensured former star striker Robert Lewandowski`s return to the Ruhr ended in disappointment on Wednesday as they beat an under-strength Bayern Munich 2-0 to win the German SuperCup for the second successive year.
Torino striker Ciro Immobile nudged forward his mooted move to Borussia Dortmund when he said he would make sure his tough Neapolitan accent would be understood by his future teammates at the Bundesliga club.
Borussia Dortmund will make use of an option to buy on-loan midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid, making his return to last season`s Champions League runners-up permanent, the German club said on Friday.
Borussia Dortmund have signed striker Adrian Ramos from Hertha Berlin for next season on a four-year contract to replace Robert Lewandowski who is leaving to join Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club said on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admitted injury to defender Marcel Schmelzer and striker Robert Lewandowski`s suspension had taken the shine off their progress into the Champions League`s quarter-finals.