Sport: Bayern beats Leipzig in super cup, Leverkusen upset in cup

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LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Sadio Mané scored to help Bayern Munich defeat Leipzig 5-3 and win the German Super Cup on Saturday, when Bayer Leverkusen and Cologne were upset in the first round of the German Cup.

Bayern's Benjamin Pavard, left, celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. At right is Leipzig's Christopher Nkunku. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Benjamin Pavard, left, celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. At right is Leipzig's Christopher Nkunku. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Leipzig's Andre Silva, right, and his teammate Dani Olmo react while Bayern's player celebrate their side's 4rth goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Leipzig's Andre Silva, right, and his teammate Dani Olmo react while Bayern's player celebrate their side's 4rth goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Jamal Musiala, Mané and Benjamin Pavard all scored in the first half as 10-time Bundesliga champion Bayern threatened a rout in Leipzig. But the visitors needed Leroy Sané to seal the win in the eighth minute of injury time after Marcel Halstenberg, Christopher Nkunku and Daniel Olmo pulled Leipzig back into the game. Serge Gnabry also scored for Bayern.

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Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann celebrates winning the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann celebrates winning the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

The annual super cup between the league and cup champions is traditionally the curtainraiser for the new German season, but it was denied that honor due to a congested schedule with cup games taking place already on Friday and earlier Saturday, when third-division club Elversberg stunned Leverkusen 4-3.

Bayern's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Patrik Schick scored late for Leverkusen – which finished third in the Bundesliga last season – but Elversberg survived four minutes of injury time to reach the second round.

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 RBL vs. FCB: How to see the Supercup Live in Sat.1 Munich/Leipzig - everything is arranged for the first title of the first young season 2022/23. In the DFL Supercup, the reigning champions FC Bayern Munich and DFB Cup winner RB Leipzig are opposite in the Red Bull Arena (from 7 p.m. live in Sat.1 and on Ran.de-afterwards there is a RAN Story: FC Bavaria Goes USA Live) . © Imago Images Supercup SEO for Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann starts the season directly with a match against his ex-club.

Bayern's Jamal Musiala, left, and Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann, right, shake hands at the end of the first half of the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Jamal Musiala, left, and Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann, right, shake hands at the end of the first half of the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Cologne lost to second-division team Jahn Regensburg 4-3 on penalties after their game ended 2-2 with extra time. It was a repeat of their previous meeting in February 2021.

Bayern's Benjamin Pavard, right, celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Benjamin Pavard, right, celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Wolfsburg, the other Bundesliga team in action, edged fourth-tier Carl Zeiss Jena 1-0.

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  Report: Potential Bayern Munich pursuit of RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku depends on what happens with Harry Kane, Leroy Sané, Mathys Tel Will Bayern Munich make another big splash next summer?First, let’s talk about why RB Leipzig would even consider selling on of the club’s top players, who is also locked down with a contract through 2026. Die Roten Bullen just inked Timo Werner and Benjamin Šeško to contracts, though Šeško is not expected to make the move to Germany until the start of next season.

Bayern's Benjamin Pavard, center, and his teammates Lucas Hernandez, left, and Thomas Mueller celebrate their side's 3rd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn): Germany Soccer Supercup © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Germany Soccer Supercup

Paderborn routed fifth-tier Einheit Wernigerode 10-0, while second-division rivals Hamburger SV, St. Pauli, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Greuther Fürth and Heidenheim all came through their respective games.

Bayern's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Borussia Dortmund and Stuttgart progressed on Friday.

Bayern's scorer Sadio Mane, center, and his teammates Joshua Kimmich, left, and Jamal Musiala, rear, celebrate their side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's scorer Sadio Mane, center, and his teammates Joshua Kimmich, left, and Jamal Musiala, rear, celebrate their side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Bayern's and Leipzig’s cup games were postponed to the end of August due to their participation in the super cup.

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 Effenberg: Stefan Effenberg evaluates the sale of Robert Lewandowski in his Sport1-Kolumn. He also has a clear opinion about Konrad Laimer and Matthijs de Ligt. © provided by Sport1.de Effenberg: "Bayern does not need Laimer" Hello football friends, Congratulations to FC Bayern to win the supercup and thus also for the first title of the season. in the 5: 3 victory of the Munich against RB Leipzig I was particularly enthusiastic about Jamal Musiala. For me he was the player of the game.

Bayern's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn): Germany Soccer Supercup © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Germany Soccer Supercup

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Bayern's scorer Jamal Musiala, right, and his teammates Alphonso Davies, left, and Sadio Mane, center, celebrate the opening goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn): Germany Soccer Supercup © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Germany Soccer Supercup

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Elversberg's team celebrates victory against Bayer Leverkusen in a first round match of the DFB cup in Spiesen-Elversberg, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (Uwe Anspach/dpa via AP) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Elversberg's team celebrates victory against Bayer Leverkusen in a first round match of the DFB cup in Spiesen-Elversberg, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (Uwe Anspach/dpa via AP) Bayern's Jamal Musiala, second right, scores the opening goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) © Provided by Associated Press – Sports Bayern's Jamal Musiala, second right, scores the opening goal during the German Supercup 2022 soccer match between German soccer cup winner RB Leipzig and German Bundesliga soccer champion FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Bayern newcomer says goodbye to ex-club .
Mathys Tel switches from Stade Rennes to FC Bayern. The top talent says goodbye to the ex-club. © provided by Sport1.de Bayern newcomer says goodbye to ex-club Mathys Tel is the next new addition to FC Bayern! (News: All current information about the Bundesliga) The German record champion has not yet officially confirmed the transfer, according to Sport1 information is perfect .

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