(Sporting Alert) — Jurgen Klopp handed Pep Guardiola his first defeat as manager of Bayern Munich after Borussia Dortmund beat the European champions win their first trophy of the season.
A very spirited Borussia Dortmund team defeated their arch rivals Bayern Munich 4-2 win in the German Super Cup on Saturday, ending Guardiola impressive nine game run without defeat since taking over this summer.
The action began in the seventh minute when Bayern goalkeeper Tom Starke failed to hold on to cross and his poor handling was poked home by Marco Reus.
However, the game saw three goals coming in just three minutes in the second half, starting with Arjen Robben equaliser in the 53rd minute. Daniel Van Buyten scored an own goal almost immediately, before Ilkay Gundogan’s wonder strike gave Dortmund a 3-1 lead.
Winger Robben pulled another goal back for Bayern Munich in the 63rd minute, but Reus scored his second of the game to seal the 4-2 victory.
Guardiola handed midfielder Thiago Alcantara is first real competitive start of the season, and former Barcelona manager was heavily criticized for his poor team selection after leaving the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Luiz Gustavo on the bench.
Bayern Munich team: 22. Tom Starke, 5. Daniel van Buyten, 17. Jerome Boateng, 21. Philipp Lahm, 6. Thiago Alcantara, 10. Arjen Robben, 11. Xherdan Shaqiri, 27. David Alaba, 39. Toni Kroos, 9. Mario Mandzukic, 25. Thomas Muller.
Borussia Dortmund team: 1. Roman Weidenfeller, 4. Neven Subotic, 15. Mats Hummels, 29. Marcel Schmelzer, 6. Sven Bender, 8. Ilkay Gundogan, 16. Jakub Blaszczykowski, 18. Nuri Sahin, 19. Kevin Grosskreutz, 9. Robert Lewandowski, 11. Marco Reus.