Bundesliga 2020/2021 Round Up: Matchday 1

Bayern Munich crushed Schalke 8-0 with a hat-trick from Serge Gnabry and a superb debut from Leroy Sane as they made a sensational start to the new Bundesliga season.

The treble winners sent an ominous warning to the rest of the league when Gnabry grabbed his first goal in the fourth minute with a fine turn and shot.

Schalke were helpless against Bayern’s lightning-quick game and Leon Goretzka found plenty of space to drive a low shot past keeper Ralf Fährmann.

Robert Lewandowski found the net with a 31st-minute penalty to become the first player to score in 10 successive appearances against the same Bundesliga opponents.

Gnabry then scored twice from Sane’s assists after half-time before Thomas Muller made it six. Sane then capped a superb Bayern debut with a fine finish from a counter attack before substitute Jamal Musiala drilled in goal number eight.

Other Results:

Frankfurt 1-1 Bielefeld
Union Berlin 1-3 Augsburg
Koln 2-3 Hoffenheim
Bremen 1-4 Berlin
Stuttgart 2-3 Freiberg
Dortmund 3-0 Monchengladbach
Leipzig 3-1 Mainz
Wolfsburg 0-0 Leverkusen