Bayern Munich won 3-1 over fourth division side FC Energie Cottbus to progress to the second round of the German Cup.
Cottbus could take some proportion of fulfillment from having kept away from embarrassment because of the enduring Bundesliga champs, who delighted in upwards of 80 percent ownership on Monday, reports Efe news.
Chasing every ball, the hosts defended well enough as Bayern’s first scoring chance came only in the 14th minute when Cottbus goalkeeper Lennart Moser sent Robert Lewandowski’s shot bouncing harmlessly off the cross-bar. The visitors continued to surge forward, but Cottbus did a good job of shutting down the Bayern Munich attack until just past the half-hour mark.
While Moser made the underlying stop on Kingsley Coman’s header, the ball tumbled to a plain Lewandowski and he poked it over the line for the 1-0.
Poland international missed the mark on an opportunity to doubles the lead in the 34th minute and Coman hit the crossbar five minutes after the fact.
Cottbus endure another risk from Lewandowski right off the bat in the second half to keep the score shockingly close given the immense gap in quality between the separate clubs.
Bayern at long last got their second goal in the 65th minute, as Coman associated from outside the region with assistance from sub-Leon Goretzka, who positively influenced the match only two minutes in the wake of going ahead for Renato Sanches.
Goretzka scored with 15 minutes left to make it 3-0, while Berkan Taz got a consolation goal for Cottbus, converting a penalty in stoppage time.