Bayern Munich suffered a huge 5-0 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach in the DFB-Pokal on Wednesday night.
Kouadio Kone scored after just two minutes, and a quickfire brace on 15 and 21 minutes - the latter a penalty - from Ramy Bensebaini, saw Gladbach 3-0 up and in complete command.
In the second half the hosts did not let up, and Breel Embolo added two more before the hour mark to complete the scoring.
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The shock loss was the German champions’ widest margin of defeat in all competitive action in 43 years, when they lost 7-1 at Fortuna Dusseldorf in December 1978.
Dusseldorf were also in action, but they suffered a 3-0 loss at Hannover. Another Bundesliga side also suffered an upset as Bayer Leverkusen went down 2-1 at home to Karlsruher.
Union Berlin were able to go through with a 3-1 win at minnows SV Waldhof. Koln were 2-0 victors at VfB Stuttgart.
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