After holders Bayern Munich kicked off the new Bundesliga season with a record 8-0 thrashing of Schalke, Hertha Berlin's new-signing Jhon Cordoba scored on his debut in a 4-1 away romp at Werder Bremen yesterday as the ambitious capital city club threw down an early marker. On Friday, Serge Gnabry netted a hat-trick in Bayern's victory behind closed doors on the opening day of a new campaign.
Borussia Dortmund start Bundesliga campaign with an emphatic win over Borussia Monchengladbach; Barcelona win final pre-season friendly Erling Haaland was on target as Borussia Dortmund opened their Bundesliga account Jadon Sancho provided a superb assist as Borussia Dortmund started their Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 victory at home to Borussia Monchengladbach. Sancho has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United, but a deal has so far failed to materialise.
Haaland continued his hot scoring form.
|Champions League (League Winners): FC Bayern München|
|Champions League (League Position): Hertha BSC, Borussia Dortmund, FC Augsburg|
|Relegation (Playoff Relegation): SV Werder Bremen|
|Relegation (League Position): Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Schalke 04|