Bundesliga - Bayern open with win in German Cup

Mon, 01 Aug 22:37:00 2011

Bayern Munich completed a 3-0 win over Second Division minnows Eintracht Braunschweig to secure their place in the second round of the German Cup.

Bundesliga - Bayern open with win

Thomas Mueller was felled in the area as Bayern netted two penalties before the Germany forward grabbed the third goal seven minutes from time.

Mario Gomez netted from the spot on nine minutes with Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring the second penalty on 39 minutes.

Jupp Heynckes's side begin their league season against Borussia Moenchengladbach at the Allianz Arena on Sunday.

He said: "My team looked very confident.

"We put in a first-class performance and stuck to our plan."

Bayern are through, but Bayer Leverkusen, Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen and Freiburg all lost in the first round of the tournament over the weekend.

Eurosport

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