With referee Bibiana Steinhaus making a dress rehearsal ahead of becoming the first female referee in the Bundesliga, Bayern, without Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng and Thiago Alcantara, crushed third division club Chemnitz 5-0, with Robert Lewandowski netting twice.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick as Dortmund, who missed half a dozen starters, barely broke sweat in their 4-0 stroll past amateurs Rielasingen-Arlen.
Bayern beaten by future manager in German Cup final
19/05/2018 AT 20:13
There were no upsets in the first batch of matches on Saturday as fellow Bundesliga clubs Mainz 05, Cologne, Eintracht Frankfurt and Freiburg also advanced with wins over lower-ranked opponents, as had Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen on Friday.
Stellar Bayern crush Leverkusen to reach German Cup final
17/04/2018 AT 20:59
'You saw Barca that you want to see' - assistant coach Schreuder after a 3-0 win over Levante